The Closer You Look

Following the stock market closely over the past few months, we have seen many different factors in play that seem to be influencing the global economy. Whether we’re talking about the rapid decline in oil prices, central banks running the printing presses, or earnings releases from individual companies, there...
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Recently Interviewed

One of the greatest joys of maintaining this website is the ability to share our vision with others. Prior to starting on this journey, we were spreading our message literally person to person on a word-of-mouth basis in our local area. Now that we have this platform, we...
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2015 Goals

With 2014 squarely in the books, it is time to consider our plans for the New Year. While it can seem arbitrary to choose a date such as the beginning of January to take on the task of goal-setting, it nevertheless provides an opportunity to look forward. There...
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Baby Blog: Pre-Birth Costs – Part I

As a financial blogger and soon-to-be new father (baby boy due early January, 2015), I thought it would be a fun idea to combine the two roles and take a look at what it costs to raise a baby for the first year of his or her life....
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Recent Buy: Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd

Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd (CSW.B) is a leading marketer and distributor of spirits and imported wines, clocking in at just over 20% of spirits sales in Canada. The distillery operation was initially incorporated in 1859 and has been building its presence in the industry ever since. While...
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Top 10: Holiday Savings Tips

The holidays are a time to show people how much we love and care for them through gifts and other pleasantries, or so we are told by the large corporations. Spending time with family and friends while enjoying a meal together can be a healthy family interaction but...
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Recent Buy: The Jean Coutu Group

Recently, I had been looking to initiate a position in what I believe to be a very strong pharmacy-based company in The Jean Coutu Group Inc. (PJC.A). This company operates a network of just over 400 franchised stores. The locations are spread across three provinces: Quebec, New Brunswick,...
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Black Friday

Black Friday is one of the biggest consumer holidays of the year. The day following American Thanksgiving, it has come to be known as the start of the “Christmas Shopping Season”. It is the antiholiday of a frugalista and intelligent investor. On this site we preach Get Rich...
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Two Options

As investors we are always looking to the future. Profits earned in the past have no bearing on what is to come. We are always setting deadlines and goals for “what we’ll do once we achieve [insert milestone]”. Accordingly, we tend to put off to tomorrow what we...
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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em

There has long been a love-hate relationship between consumers and businesses. While consumers want the comforts they enjoy from the products they purchase, they often feel like businesses are “sticking it to them” and reaping outsized profits. The most reviled companies are often those that charge recurring fees....
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