Monthly Archives: April 2011

Election Time

By | 04/29/2011

On Monday, Canadians will head to the polls. This will be my first time participating in a federal election. It’s surprising that only half of the voting population actually vote. I think one of the reasons for this apathy is that political leaders don’t engage enough people in their campaigns. For example, they talked about possible benefits for… Read More »

Math Class Frustration

By | 04/26/2011

Found the following joke on tumblr. A bit exaggerated, but so true in the message. Reminds me of back in school. —————————-What we were taught in class: 1 + 1 What we had for Homework: -55x + 47x And what we had for our Test: 39048240x^2(3454x + 84) + 8343x(x – 454)(354 – x)—————————- I think one of… Read More »

Tax Breakdown

By | 04/18/2011

It’s tax filing season. Don’t miss the deadline if you owe money. I did my taxes for last year and was curious to find out how much taxes I paid in 2010. Not just in income tax, but ALL taxes, including taxes I paid for buying stuff. I looked at all my expenses from last year and crunched… Read More »

Words of Wisdom – 04/11

By | 04/15/2011

Found these funny quotes on tumblr today.1. Money can’t buy happiness but somehow, it’s more comfortable to cry in a BMW than on a bicycle… 2. Forgive your enemy, but remember the motherfucker’s name. 3. Help a man when he is in trouble & he will remember you when he is in trouble again. 4. Many people are… Read More »

Making Debt Decisions

By | 04/09/2011

There’s no such thing as good debt or bad debt. Some debts are better than others but it’s always a bad thing to owe someone else money. However going into debt doesn’t have to be a negative experience,. You can use debt to generate life enhancing experiences like financing a kitchen stove because your old one broke, or… Read More »

The 7 Billion Milestone

By | 04/05/2011

There are currently about 6.91 billion people in the world according to Wikipedia. And as the following video shows, we’ll hit 7 Billion very soon. It’s hard to imagine that some time during the next 8 months the world’s population will hit 7,000,000,000 And urbanization will mean more people will want to live in cities. I see an… Read More »