Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey April 2012 Net Worth Update.  For those of you new to Million Dollar Journey, a monthly net worth update is typically posted near the end of the month (or beginning of the next) to track the progress of my journey to one million in net worth, hopefully by the time…

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Are you tired of writing cheques your cable provider in perpetuity? Although cable may seem like a small expense, it can really add up over a lifetime – $75 a month on cable over 50 years amounts to $45,000 (this doesn’t account for yearly cable increases and opportunity cost). A lot of people consider TV…

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A previous post on MDJ had looked at forex trading. This week, we will touch upon some of the scams prevalent in the forex market. The Predator and the Prey As mentioned in the scams of the modern world post, greed and gullibility shown by the prey is essential for a con to take place.…

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Most, if not all, renters have to sign a (rental) lease agreement for a specified period. Generally, leases are renewable at the end of the lease period depending on the willingness of both parties (landlord and tenant). Rental agreements may vary depending on the province or state but they are similar for the most part.…

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Do you ever find yourself unsure about what to do with an investment decision? Should you buy now or wait? Is this a good time? Should I buy something safe or invest for growth? You are not alone. Most people struggle with investment decisions because they think short term and do not have faith in…

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With it being tax season, lets look at some of the tax deductions and tax credits that are available to to Canadians. Please note that I have only picked the ones that are likely to be missed.  For a backgrounder,  check out an earlier post on the difference between a non-refundable tax credit and a…

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