Category Archives: Entertainment

How to Reduce the Cost of Urban Commuting – Get a Scooter

According to Chelsea Fagan, founder of the Financial Diet, transportation is one of the biggest unseen costs in people’s lives. Americans on average spend about “9% to 25% of their monthly budget” on transportation. That’s a pretty large portion of one’s take home pay. 😮 The surprising thing is, most people can easily cut their transportation costs down by… Read More »

This One Investing Course Will Change Lives Forever

A Real Education About Money April is officially financial literacy month. Yay! Information is free and everywhere. The problem is some can be misleading. One of my favourite PF gurus, Gail Vaz-Oxlade, recently noticed a slough of pretentious ninnies online pretending to be financial experts. Is it just me or is every Jo and their dog now a personal finance… Read More »

The Janitor’s Tale

I heard this parable on a radio talk show. It explores some important lessons about conventional wisdom, expectations, and opportunity, so I thought I would share it. I don’t know where it originated from here’s a paraphrased version of it. There once was a janitor who worked for a large corporation in the 1900s. Like many working class folks… Read More »

Too Good to be True

Windfall from a Bank Error Engineering student Christine Lee became a millionaire by accident when the Australian bank Westpac accidentally credited her account with an unlimited overdraft. Between 2014 and 2015 she took out AU $4.6 million from this account, and spent most of it on designer handbags and other luxury goods because that’s apparently what young people… Read More »