TastingBC

Why I decided to learn how to build a Website?

Good Question! The Money Mechanic built this one, and it’s a good thing because I had no clue! It certainly was not quick or easy, but it was rewarding. You…

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food, energy, FIRE

Book Review – Thriving During Challenging Times

After I finished reading The Simple Path to Wealth I was waiting for the Money Mechanic to do our book shopping at the annual used book sale in town. While…

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ETFs

Stock Picking Contest – Second Quarter Update

Quarter two is in the books, and the Money Mechanic wants to know how his portfolio at Asset Based Life’s stock-picking contest is doing against our index fund portfolio. First, let’s…

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companion fare

Canadian Credit Cards Offering Companion Fares

*This post is for entertainment purposes only, you should confirm that the terms and conditions of the card suit your needs before applying. The Lawyer and I are planning a…

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Book Review – The Simple Path to Wealth

After one of our early podcast recordings, the Mechanic brought out some books from his library for the Accountant and me to borrow. I choose JL Collins’ The Simple Path…

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shaving, lifestyle

Shaving Slower than the Speed of Sound

I used to shave at MACH 3, then I discovered the safety razor and the slow shave. This was all before I had discovered FIRE. Back in those days, saving…

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comfort, etfs

How Comfortable are TD Comfort Funds?

A retired couple I know recently asked me to look at their finances and make any recommendations that I might have.  I anticipated that this might be my first opportunity…

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Simplii bank, cash harvesting, Bonus offers

Money for nothing, and Cheques for free

If you don’t have a no-fee chequing account – It’s 2019, you probably should! And this offer from Simplii Financial is a great opportunity, with a nice bonus.

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Stock Picking Contest – First Quarter Update

Well, here we are, a little over one-quarter of the way through 2019 and the Mechanic’s Stock Picking contest. You might remember that the Economist and the Accountant didn’t like…

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