Financial Advice: Millionaire By Age 41 (Chatelaine)

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Prelude: I will be analyzing sample individuals and evaluate their finances as if they were a company. How do they stack up if their finances were publicly available? Would investors "buy" their shares? In this segment, I am re-evaluating the financial situation from chatelaine.com and comparing my results with their financial experts. chatelaine.com Millionaire By Age 41 Name: Gerry ...

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Financial Advice: Age 26, Frugal, Renting, Aggressive Investor

Young Black Professional Investor

Prelude: I will be analyzing sample individuals and evaluate their finances as if they were a company. How do they stack up if their finances were publicly available? Would investors "buy" their shares? Name: Francis Collins Age: 26 Income: $46,000 Monthly After Tax Income: $3000 Monthly Expenses: $1475 Home: No, renting at $400 per month. Summary: Francis Collins is a young professional who has ...

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Financial Advice: Age 27 Professional, Single, New Homeowner

Single Female First Time New Homeowner

Prelude: I will be analyzing sample individuals and evaluate their finances as if they were a company. How do they stack up if their finances were publicly available? Would investors "buy" their shares? Name: Diana Nathan Age: 27 Income: $60,000 Monthly After Tax Income: $4000 Monthly Expenses: $2800 Home: Yes, $340,000 at 20% down Summary: Diana Nathan is a young professional who has been ...

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Shopper’s Drug Mart Surprise Bonus Points Event

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Description: On Saturday July 26 to Monday July 28, Shopper's Drug Mart is offering a new surprise points event. Spend $75 and get either 18,500, 38,000, or 50,000 points! The odds of getting the points are as follow: 176,000:185000 for 18,500 pts (95.1%) 6,300:185000 for 38,000 pts (3.4%) 2,700:185000 for 50,000 pts (1.46%) Analysis: The expected value (EV) for this event is: (176000/185000 ...

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How to Build Your Risk Tolerance when Investing

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I bought my first stock in early 2010, which costed me something thousand dollars. Yes, that was my entire life savings at the time! Several days after I bought it, it dropped several points and I was sitting on a paper loss of $400. I logged into my brokerage account, noticed that my stock numbers ...

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Is the Home Buyer’s Plan (HBP) Worth It?

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What is the Home Buyer's Plan? According to Revenue Canada's website: The Home Buyers' Plan (HBP) is a program that allows you to withdraw funds from your registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) to buy or build a qualifying home for yourself or for a related person with a disability. You can withdraw up to $25,000 in ...

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Burger King’s Protein Per Dollar With 2014 Coupons

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Burger King just released their online printable coupons. How do their value stack up? Let's see! Coupons: Summary: 1. Sandwich deals are great value With coupons, the BOGO and Half Off sandwich deals obviously become very good value. Sandwiches are all above 10 grams of protein per dollar. The calories per dollar range from 268 to 350! 2. BOGO The ...

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Burger King’s Highest Protein Per Dollar Item

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Burger King has recently introduced several King Value priced items on their menu. How does it stack up against other fast food restaurants such as McDonald's? Let's have a look. 5. Triple Whopper Sandwich (9.46 g/$) Taking 5th spot is the $7.19 Triple Whopper Sandwich. It contains 1150 calories, 76 grams of fat, 1060 mg of sodium ...

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Subway’s Highest Protein Per Dollar Item

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Subway is the largest restaurant chain in America. Many of my friends who are anti-McDonald's happen to be very pro-Subway, citing its healthy menu. What I've personally noticed is that those who eat Subway really, really love it. They would get one every few days. Anyways, I am going to do another Protein Per Dollar analysis ...

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McDonald’s Highest Protein Per Dollar Item

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Ahh, it is the infamous golden arched restaurant. It is the most beloved and yet hated brand in America. Now, I am a health fanatic and rarely eat at McDonald's. In fact, even though there's a McDonald's right across the street from where I live, I haven't stepped foot in there for 2 years! (I ...

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