Category Archives: Fiscal Updates

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Fiscal Update May 2020 | Oil’s well that ends well

Energy sector bounces back The human brain can often exaggerate negative emotions in the midst of uncertainty. It’s why otherwise calm drivers are susceptible to road rage behavior. Similarly, a stock market crash can cause investors to fixate on the bad news, lose perspective, and extrapolate recent trends into a dreadful future. Here’s a business headline from mid… Read More »

Fiscal Update Jan 2020 – Falling Real Estate Prices

A rough start to the new year January was such a bizarre month for world news. Bushfires scorched Australia. The U.S. assassinated a general in Iran nearly starting a war. Then out of nowhere Iran shot down a passenger plane full of civilians. Firefighters in France set themselves on fire and fought the police. Britain officially left the… Read More »

Fiscal Update Dec 2019 – The end of a great decade

Happy New Year! 😎 As a personal finance blogger, I celebrated New Year’s Eve properly in the traditional fashion – by looking up the new value of my home on the BC assessment website. πŸ˜€ Needless to say my condo’s assessed value for 2020 has dropped. I will update my net worth next month to reflect the new… Read More »