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Personal Finance Web-O-Sphere Roundup

We haven’t done a tour of the best posts in the personal finance world for a while so let’s fire up the tour bus (retrofitted for eco-friendliness of course) and head out onto the web.  This tour is inspired by the following quote: Bill Gates makes over $30 million each night while he sleeps.  Which [...]

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Simple Tips and Tricks that Can Save 25% at the Pump.

by SMD · 2 Comments 

Now that gas is over $3 a gallon again, here are some simple but very effective tips that can realistically save you 15%, 20%, or even 25% in gas costs.  First, you can save up to  20% at the pump with these fuel efficiency improvement tips: 1. Be aware that the faster you drive, the [...]

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$urviving Christmas: How to Avoid another Credit Card Christmas

by SMD · 1 Comment 

Twas the day after New Year’s, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, just me and my spouse; We mused at the holiday cheer we had brought To all of our dear ones, with gifts we had bought: From ties, scarves and sweaters to books and CDs, All manner of lip-smacking delicacies, [...]

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Hiding Money and Valuables at Home: Tips and Tricks

by SMD · 1 Comment 

I remember my grandmother used to keep three $100 bills in an envelope, and she’d put three marks on the outside, and keep it in a drawer. I never was convinced that was the best way to hide money in your house. But what are the best strategies for hiding valuables in your house, to [...]

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Strong Canadian Dollar Bad News for Canadian Internet Entrepreneurs

by SMD · 1 Comment 

The Canadian dollar hit a new record high. That’s good news for the Canadian economy, but bad news for Canadian internet entrepreneurs and others who earn their income in U.S. dollars. With the Canadian economy adding 63,000 new jobs in October and the unemployment rate dropping down to the lowest it’s been in over 30 [...]

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Billion Dollar House – Ultimate Luxury or Living Hell?

by JS · 274 Comments 

This past week Mukesh Ambani, thanks to a big jump in the Indian stock market, was handed the title of “Richest Man in the World” but sadly for him a day later it turned out to be a miscalculation. Even so, Ambani’s correct net worth is estimated in the $50 Billion range, ranking him comfortably [...]

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