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Financial Management

Spending Money For Country Pride or Not

Happy Canada day everyone. Today is not surprising that many people went out to see various festivities to celebrate the birthday of the country. While most of my day was doing things for free such as watching the Fireworks and going hiking I did end up meeting some people to enjoy some food. One person […]

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Financial Management

Spending Money Because Everyone Else Is

This was an interesting moment today. I decided to hangout a bit with a person as I had about an hour downtime before my next schedule for the day. I was asked if I wanted to like go to restaurant and I mentioned I wouldn’t mind just to hangout. So when we arrived I was […]

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Financial Management

Can Spending A Lot of Money Be The Lesson You Need?

I actually don’t even know if this is entirely true as it sounds a bit way too farfetched. But I was reading an article about a proposed idea where when people here turn 18 years old they would simply be given $500 to spend on whatever they want. The thought is that most people don’t […]

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General Thoughts and Fun Topics

Spending Enough Money To Make A Trip Worthwhile

I was planning to do some modest traveling during the weekend where we would simply drive to a city and spend the day there. Nothing too big as we plan to come back the same day. A topic came up about how we should think about spending at least X amount of dollars to make […]

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Business

Inventing Your Own Holidays And Events To Generate Sales

For a lot of people here, November the 11th means Remembrance Day as we take the time to thank those who have sacrificed their lives for our freedom. In China though, people are gearing up for what is known as “Single’s Day” which is supposed to be China’s anti-Valentine’s Day. This is celebrated by stores […]

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Financial Management

Your Budget Versus The Rare Experience

Since this trip was an extremely last minute notice sort of deal I haven’t really budgeted for it appropriately. Essentially, my budgeting process was basically organizing how much I total I would need to spend at minimum and then comparing that with the funds that I have set aside for such a scenario. It all […]

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