Not many people know that if you take out a 25-year mortgage with a 6.37%+ interest rate, in the end you will pay at least double the original price.
Lots of variable-rate mortgages are now around this number, and even fixed rates are not far behind.
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When Elon Musk bought Twitter, my first thought was that this was the beginning of the end for him.
Up until recently, I was using Twitter (mostly in read-only mode, thanks to the RSS feature of nitter).
But since Elon is aggressively cutting costs and destroying Twitter‘s functionality, third-party apps basically stopped working or have lots of limitations.
Most accounts I was following on Twitter have some kind of blog or alternative anyway, so…
Bye-bye, Twitter, or what?
I feela bit ashamed to write about this, but my poor ex-USSR/Belarusian childhood made me a very frugal person.
Thus, I enjoy saving here and there and do it almost automatically.
This kind of mindset will probably never make me a billionaire, but that’s ok.
So, how can you save 10% at a gas pump in Canada?
Continue reading “How to save up to 10% at a gas pump in Canada”
While my imaginable Indigo short trade is doing ok, I have decided to short Cascades Inc. (TSX:CAS) for real.
All values are in CAD unless noted otherwise.
Reasons to be short:
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