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What is Bitcoin and How to Trade Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin seems to be all the hype these days, especially with the digital currency making new highs day after day. At the beginning of 2017, Bitcoin was valued at around $1,000 USD. As of November 4, 2017, Bitcoin has reached $7,300 USD – a 7 bagger in less than a year. What is Bitcoin? So…

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My 3 Favorite Electric Vehicles for 2017

Electric vehicles (EV) are slowly becoming more accepted and perhaps even becoming mainstream. Being a technology and money geek, the idea of owning an electric vehicle has me intrigued and even a little excited.  There aren’t a lot of options for electric vehicles, but it looks like 2018 will offer a number of options for…

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My Favorite Personal Finance Apps

I reader recently asked me a question that I’ve never considered writing about before – “FT, what apps do you use?” At first, it threw me off guard as it’s almost a personal question in a strange kind of way. But I can see how some may be curious on what apps a money-centric blogger…

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Building a Home Entertainment Center – The TV

Any home theatre techies out there? As I mentioned a few times before, the new house has resulted in new furniture and electronics purchases. Our latest project being improving our home entertainment center in our family room. More specifically, my wife has the urge to throw our “old” TV of 5 years out the window.…

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Apple iPhone 3G Coming to Canada!

Even though I don’t typically buy cutting edge technology, I do enjoy keeping up with the news. The biggest consumer technology news these days is that the Apple iPhone 3G is making its debut in Canada on July 11, 2008! It will be offered through Rogers and Fido Wireless. What can the iPhone 3G do?…

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Gadgets that I “Need”

I often talk about separating "needs" and "wants" when making purchases as I believe that frugality plays a big role in wealth building.  However, everyone has their own perception of what their needs/wants are.  As a lot of guys will agree with me, some gadgets are borderline between needs and wants.  That's what this post…

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A Car that Runs on Air?

I was surfing around some popular articles around the web yesterday and came across an article about a new “air car” that I thought would be an interesting topic to share as it relates to potential big savings. What is the Air Car? It’s a car with brand new technology, developed in France, that will…

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