Travel

    Travel, not a necessity but a luxury

    January 31, 2016
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    My family didn’t travel when I was growing up. At 16, my parents took my siblings and me on a cruise vacation in the Caribbean. It took my parents years to save for the trip. Travelling, for the sake of seeing the world, wasn’t high on the lists of things to accomplish given their financial circumstances in their twenties and thirties. During my last year of university, Daniel’s parents invited me to visit them in the Middle East.I began saving…

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    Travel

    Travel Plans for 2016

    For as long as Daniel and I have been married, travel has always been a priority. Even when Big Brother was born, we didn’t let a child stop us from seeing the world. Instead,…

    January 20, 2016
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    Investing

    EQ Bank: Not Your Parents’ Bank.

    When was the last time you stepped into a bank? For us, trips have become increasingly few and far in between. Don’t get me wrong; I have fond memories of my dad walking me…

    January 15, 2016
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    Investing

    Our Investment Returns for 2015

    2015 marks the third year in which I’ve been tracking our portfolio’s rate of return across all of our investment accounts. Our investments are held in TD e-Series index funds across registered mutual fund…

    January 12, 2016
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    Investing

    Millennial Housing: Do the Math!

    Late last year, we were interviewed for by the Toronto Star for an article about millennial housing and how we impact and affect the market in Toronto. When the article came out this past weekend, we…

    January 6, 2016