Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey August 2009 Net Worth Update. There’s not a lot to report this time as not a lot has happened in the month of August.  The markets continue to edge upward but we are closing in on the volatile September and October months.  Do you expect a significant market correction…

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I’ve mentioned before in a book review that I was, at one point, very interested in flipping houses for profit.  What do I mean by flipping houses?  It means to purchase houses that need cosmetic (or more) work selling for well under market value, upgrade them, and sell them for profit (hopefully) in a relatively…

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I love reward points. I collect PC (President’s Choice) points, Shopper’s Drug Mart Optimum Points and Airmiles. Recently even Sobey’s started offering points and I got one of their cards too! Shopper’s Drug Mart makes very little off of me, so much so that I’ve begun to question the ethics of points. Just last Saturday,…

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Most people don’t get a lot of time off and when they do, they tend not to go away. I always ask my friends and former co-workers why they this is and, almost uniformly, they always say it’s because they simply can’t afford to do so. Like most people, they see images of vacations on…

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Just when you thought it was a gamble to invest in horizon beta pro double ETF’s, I’ve discovered a new set of ETF’s by Direxion that offer 3x the leverage (thanks Dave @ Canadian Money Forum). For those of you new to leveraged ETFs, they are Exchange Traded Funds that multiply the exposure of the…

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