Weekend Reading: RIP John Bogle Edition

Vanguard founder and index investing pioneer John Bogle passed away this week at the age of 89. Bogle was a legend in the investing community for driving down costs for individual investors. His flagship index mutual fund, now known as the Vanguard 500 Index Fund,...
Addition By Subscription Subtraction

Addition By Subscription Subtraction

Anyone born before 1990 should remember Columbia House – the “world’s largest record club” – whose claim to fame was offering dirt-cheap music upfront to members who joined its mail-order subscription service. The company made billions by using something called...
Give It Away Now (A Modern Potlatch)

Give It Away Now (A Modern Potlatch)

Long before Marie Kondo had us magically tidying up our homes, keeping only the items that ‘spark joy’, the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast were giving it all away through an elaborate ceremony called a potlatch. The literal word...

Weekend Reading: Happy Go Money Edition

Want to know if money can truly buy happiness? How about a brutally honest and refreshing look at money and happiness? That’s what author Melissa Leong has in store with her new book called, Happy Go Money. Melissa takes readers along her journey, from frugal...
Life Insurance Made Easy and Affordable

Life Insurance Made Easy and Affordable

I moved from Calgary to Lethbridge when I was 18 years old. I can’t recall exactly how many times I’ve made the trip down Highway 2, but before I had kids I remember spending much of the two-hour trip in the passing lane driving a good 20-25 km/h above the speed...

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