Thinking of Retiring

I was asked a question recently about whether I was planning for my retirement and it struck me that it is never too early to start putting something aside for retirement. Planning meticulously for retirement has the effect of removing the financial stress from the situation, and the earlier someone starts, the less stress is involved. Starting to plan for retirement only … [Read more...]

Canada flag

Moving to a new country requires detailed planning, and moving to Canada is no different. Settling into any new country will involve visa issues and other bureaucratic details, and I know that having upfront knowledge about these issues will help make the settling-in period that much easier. Canadian Visa Classifications Visa requirements for moving to work in Canada are … [Read more...]

Erasing Oops !

Recently I was interviewed by Mint.com and as I did this interview I came across 3 underlying financial lessons that cost me thousands of dollars over the years. I'll admit these mistakes were brutally painful.  Their isn't a day that I wish I could have taken back the things I've done wrong with my finances.  Rather I just have to keep moving forward and accept what I've … [Read more...]

business marketing and planning

I recently realized just how different the world has become. Thanks to numerous technological advances, information nowadays can travel around the world faster than ever before. In the past, business owners were content with having a brick and mortar establishment and they could attract customers using simple advertisements placed in the local newspapers. Of course, this … [Read more...]

Home renovation

While accountants and financial spreadsheets make me fall asleep with boredom, I cannot deny that they occasionally come in useful. This is especially true when planning a house renovation, as a budget plan can help you to achieve the kind of property you have always wanted without costing you money you can not afford. I've done home renovations in the past and learned … [Read more...]