Do you need to be rich to be a minimalist?

So, this post is inspired by two things. First, this article from the New York Times. And then, this response to it on Tumblr. Read them both. Or if, you just have a little bit of time, just read the second one. Or, if you really seriously don't have much time, read this: ...more

Choose your bank wisely

Are reward credit cards all that?

Did you know credit cards, as we know them now, were only invented in 1950? It's crazy to think that something that's so commonplace has only existed for, really, not very long. Flash forward 50 or so years, and you can't escape them. But they aren't just credit cards anymore, there are Air Miles cards and cards to earn you movie tickets and makeup... it almost starts to feel like, if your credit card isn't also garnering you some sort of points, ...more

What's the deal with payday loans?


Financial compensation claims – which are the weirdest?

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Don't let the cold weather cramp your style

Hey guys! So where I live, it's -42 with the wind chill. Interestingly, that's the same number (pretty much) in both Fahrenheit and Celsius. Wherever you are, it's TOO COLD TO LIVE. ...more

Does responsible spending mean the same thing in other countries?

So here's the thing: I don't know anything about money or finances. It gets even more confusing when I read various websites because everything has a different name (and works differently) between Canada (where I live) and exotic places such as the US and the UK. I assume that Americans reading Gail Vaz-Oxlade are like "RRSP what?" the same way that Canadians read Suze Orman and are like "401(K) huh?" ...more

The yachting look for less