Archive for the 'Finances' Category

I won a Grammy award. Okay. Just kidding. At least not yet. In this episode, I sang. In the shower :) Seriously, I dedicate this episode to immigrants. For choosing Canada or anywh...

Restarting life in Canada over the last seven years has not been a walk in the park for me and my family I but it's been rewarding and fulfilling. In this episode, I share some key...

One of the tough decisions that permanent residents have to make is how to handle the intersection between their careers and their responsibilities as parents. Many make the decisi...

Today's question is very direct - when is the best time to buy a car? A fair question that has different undertones to it. In this nine-minute episode, I shared my objective though...

Is it possible to combine full-time work with part-time Schooling and what do I need to know? This is another interesting question from a listener. I offered a few perspectives to ...

Do you feel like you are paying more than necessary for your car insurance? Or do you have this nagging feeling that you could lower your current auto insurance premium? Yes, there...

Are you a newly landed Canadian immigrant? Or a Canadian permanent resident of a few years seeking a professional job and is currently underemployed? Windmill Microlending (formerl...

I am planning to land and live in Calgary but I am confused. Should I live in the SW, NE, NW or the SE? There are different opinions about this and rightfully so. Well, there are m...

Today, I thought to share with you 111 important lessons that I have learned in my six years of integration into the Canadian system. This list is not ranked or grouped in any mann...

I have come across several discussions debating why it may or may not be worth it immigrating to Canada. When asked, many who eventually succeeded would argue that immigrating to C...