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    Ninja Elephants and other awesome stories

    Tweet NINJA ELEPHANTS Many young elephants develop the naughty habit of plugging up the wooden bell they wear around their necks with good stodgy mud or clay so that the clappers cannot ring, in order to steal silently into a grove of cultivated bananas at […]

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    Canada vs. U.S.: Comparing the cost of homes by city (Canada seems to be 100% more expensive on the whole)

    Tweet This won’t be super scientific, and I may even have apples thrown at me for this, but I’m going to put it out there that living in Canada doesn’t offer you a whole lot of options for staying in a truly urban city and […]

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    Why I don’t talk about money with co-workers or friends

    Tweet I avoid discuss money with co-workers or friends whom I am not very close to (or friends who are not fellow PF bloggers and all-around awesome people). I never want to hear the words: “You have a good job & can afford it more […]

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    April 2011 Budget Roundup -($16,053.87)

    Tweet In pictures, these are the two major activities I’ve been doing as of late: (Took this photo when I was in Toronto a while back) AND Credit (You knew I had to sneak a little kitten photo in there.) Also, I can’t stop watching […]

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    Gifting and Society: The Guilt and the Cost

    Tweet I was watching an episode of Sex and the City the other day called “A Woman’s Right to Shoes“, when Carrie goes to her friend Kira’s child’s birthday party, has to take off her gorgeous silver Manolo Blahniks and place them by the door […]

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    My Favourite Beauty Products

    Tweet If I were stranded on an island and could bring only a small subset of beauty products, these would be it. Naturally, there will also be island events and island work which would require me to bring makeup in the first place…if not, then […]

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    Why do people at higher incomes have increased anxiety?

    Tweet From this post: Canadias and Debt, I posted this graph and made a comment about how it was surprising to me that people with higher incomes would be less satisfied with the current state of their finances. By at least 15% – 20%! So […]

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    Finally! A Canadian Net Worth Comparison Tool

    Tweet I always find and use American ones, but it’s nice to find a Canadian one for a change. Read: Net worth by age or income: What should it be? This one is from Royal Bank Canada and it still doesn’t account for gender and/or […]

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    Do poor people have a complex when they climb the social ladder?

    Tweet Before we start, thank you Financial Post’s Ora Morison for featuring me, Money Rabbit & Young and Thrifty in this article: Young bloggers look to spark fin lit passion ———————————————— A reference to “Status and Poverty” from Journal of the European Economic Association, April/May […]

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    Overspending? Watch out for these triggers!

    Tweet Using Plastic If you buy with a credit card instead of cash, it is much easier to pass over the card than if you have to physically count out the bills. The reality of the cash leaving your bank account isn’t as obvious. That […]

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