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Take a Penny, Leave a Penny

I was just cleaning out the change in my car’s console and came across a penny; something that has finally been mostly filtered out of my change drawers and entirely removed from the coinage system of Canada. I poked around a bit online and discovered that we were...
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Super Bowl Economics

I love sports. Team sports, individual sports, any kind. I believe there’s something beautiful about the competitive spirit and two entities facing off to establish dominance. This weekend, the National Football League features a clash of true titans as the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks face off...
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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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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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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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To All Aspiring Bloggers

We received a question recently from a reader who was wondering about maintaining a website. By posting this, we’re hoping to inspire others and get them in the game. Question: I’ve always wanted to maintain a website/blog. I’m not sure what I’d want to write about, though, since...
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Modern Day Slavery

Slavery represents one of the oldest models of ownership. To be a slave is to be under the dominion of another person or entity. This can take many forms and happen for a number of reasons. While slavery in its most known type has been abolished in countries...
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