Are you Credit Card Optimized?

Not that long ago we released our podcast episode on Canadian credit cards. It got me thinking about my own strategy for harvesting cash back points. Like Chess, I need…

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To Buy The Latte, Or Not To Buy The Latte?

There have been countless articles arguing both sides of the question. David Bach argues in “The Latte Factor” that you can build serious wealth but cutting out small purchases. Ramit…

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fi approved drinks, drinks

#13 – FI Garage Approved Drinks

In this episode, the Mechanic, the Accountant, and the Economist discuss a listener’s email and ponder some FI approved drinks. We’ll sample a few new beers as usual too. If…

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Interview #5 – Money Mechanic’s Spouse Weighs in on FI and Money

From the archives, Money Mechanic sits down with his wife for a candid conversation about FI and Mustachianism.

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Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Book Review – Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Okay, so I’m going to be honest. I have never been a big Robert Kiyosaki fan. There I said it. Something about the seminars and his articles always seems like…

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# 12 – Credit Card Choices

Credit Cards, we all have one, but is it the right one? With so many choices in Canada, we have a look at some of the best.

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My Side Hustle that Actually Generates Income

I have one side hustle that does make me a significant amount of money: charting college and NFL football games. With college football 27 days away the company I do this for reached out to me to let me know the pay rates for the upcoming season, this inspired me to write this post.

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Bob Lai, TAWCAN

Interview #4 – Bob Lai from Tawcan.com

Today on the FI Garage The Economist and The Accountant have a beer and get to speak with Bob Lai, who writes at Tawcan.com. Introduction [0:40] Financial Epiphany (1:07) A…

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Defense Wins Championships

Defense Wins Championships

We have all heard the saying defense wins championships right? But does this also hold true in the world of personal finance? For this analogy let’s look at it this…

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#11 – Alternative Investments

* These notes contain referral links donated by an asterisk. In this episode, the FI Garage discusses alternative investment choices: what we’re experimenting with and what our thoughts are. We…

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