Monthly Archives: October 2014

How to Calculate Your Retirement Number

Retirement Number and The Rule of 300 The common question that comes up when people think about retirement is how much money do you need to retire comfortably? This is sometimes known as the retirement number. It’s a dollar figure that essentially represents financial freedom. 🙂 It’s important to realize that there isn’t a precise answer to this question because the… Read More »

Real Estate Opportunities in Regina

I’ve been very fortunate with my past real estate investments. My Vancouver condo, and farmland near Yorkton, SK have altogether made me over $75,000 in pre-tax capital gains, at least on paper. 😉 Not too shabby considering how 5 years ago I still had student loan debt and a negative net worth. 😛 Researching a New Investment Idea Recently I was brainstorming ideas for my next… Read More »


 I recently read an article about two individuals who started with nothing but eventually achieved success because they kept a positive attitude despite receiving a lot of criticism. Overcoming Criticism One day Jack Ma invited 24 of his friends to his house to discuss an online business idea that he had. After a 2 hour pitch 23 out of 24 people in… Read More »