Generating Extra Income With Your Home

As you might know, I am always looking for ways to increase my income and as an Economist renting my home through Airbnb is probably my favourite.  I get to…

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Intro to the FI Garage

Here to tune up your finances are the Mechanic, the Accountant and the Economist.

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December TFSA Portfolio Update

I know that we usually recommend investing in low cost index funds, and I do mostly invest this way. That being said, I do enjoy stock picking. I mean come…

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Jan 1st is an exciting day for the TFSA

So here we are, the start of a new year! Symbolically, we get a fresh start. We get to set some new goals and resolutions. I’m not really into all…

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Beat the Bank

I recently read Larry Bates book “Beat the Bank: The Canadian Guide to Simply Successful Investing” and was very impressed by how well Larry lays out just how destructive fees…

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WHY FI??

I think like many of us I started on my path to financial independence before I had even discovered the FI movement. I was never a fan of having to…

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The FI Garage, and how we got here…

Basically we enjoy having a beer in the garage and chatting about personal finance and interesting topics throughout the blog-o-sphere. One day we decided to record ourselves, and the FIgarage…

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