Videos

Canada’s Obsession with Pot

Based on the amount of feedback I decided to post this older video from Global on the matter of “pot”.  I didn’t realize it was so widespread in this country and its worth a discussion on whether it should be officially legalized for personal enjoyment.

Investing

Relief by Indexing

My transition from being an active stock-picker to investing in low-cost index ETFs is mostly complete, and I’d have to say that it has been a relief. While I enjoy thinking about investing topics, having to track a basket of stocks can be a chore when I’d rather be doing something else. I used to […]

Featured News

TSX drops on global growth concerns

Toronto’s main stock index dropped on Monday to its lowest in nearly five months as energy, materials and financial issues receded on concerns about global economic growth. The broad-based decline came on thin trading on a day when U.S. markets were closed for the Independence Day holiday. Among the biggest decliners, Suncor Energy lost 0.9 […]

News

HST kicks in Canada Day – drives up prices

Ontarians expecting some immediate price hikes on Canada Day when the new harmonized sales tax comes into effect scrambled to make their last-minute purchases Wednesday hoping to save on the cost of gasoline at the pumps. With only half a tank of gas, Toronto film technician Dean Ford made sure to fill up before the […]

Featured Videos

Maxed Out!

The disturbing, but very important, full documentary about the credit problem (and addiction) people have when using credit cards.  And the immoral, but very much legal, habits by the credit card issuers to lure people in to use and become addicted to credit beyond their means.  A must-see to become aware of this growing epidemic […]