- UPDATE: @Shawnte and I have survived the #tomato thing. I scoff at tomatoes. SCOFF. Ha! #scoff 1 hour ago
- Chinchilla vs. cat. youtube.com/watch?v=ROhHbL… "I think we owe it to ourselves to check THIS out." #Friday 15 hours ago
- Important note! I wasn't meaning to criticize @car2go in a recent tweet. Just observing, and it fit my sidewalk narrative. 19 hours ago
- Flavour: @Shawnte is eating a tomato plant. The greens, not the fruit. 19 hours ago
- .@car2go is giving away free memberships at Beach Alliance Cinema. They drove a car onto the sidewalk. So I give up. 19 hours ago
Category Archives: Finance
Crackstarter has raised over $100,000 for crack dealers and public humiliation. I’m no fan of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, and there’s lots of reasons I’d like to see him removed from office, but we can put our money to better uses than this.
In basic economics, the demand for a commodity is a function of the supply of that commodity and the price paid to acquire it. We can use the supply-demand model to compare commuting choices.
Last year, when I did this, I made myself a handy template so that I could just punch in the new numbers when the TTC inevitably hikes fares every year. Most years, anyway. If you want to read about the …
The Toronto Transit Commission has done a good job of making the Metropass only attractive to people who use transit as their main method of transportation. For the average commuter, tokens are now the better deal.
I’ve been on the hunt for a decent mobile personal finance tool for my Android phone. I want a tool that will download my bank transactions and allow me to categorize them so I can compare with my personal budget.
A quick word about content licensing …. First of all, and most generally, any content you see on this blog is written and/or created by Greg Burrell (that’s me) and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. …
I’ve been processing a lot of designers’ invoices at work lately, and it’s baffling how many independent artists have a stunningly beautiful invoice, but lack even basic financial info – the stuff you need to get paid. I make it …
Going through an old e-mail account this morning, I came across this gem I wrote to Belair Direct last fall after my repeated calls failed to resolve my issue, which was that my address needed to be updated, and they …
Is it just me, or is the “smart guy” in the Rogers wireless commercials a total douchebag? In case you don’t know what I’m talking about, Rogers Wireless has these commercials on TV around here which start off with a …
A high-interest savings account is a great, risk-free way to see your money grow over time, and the results of putting in a little bit regularly will really add up. A typical high-interest savings account might pay something like 2% – 4% per year. Then again, your typical credit card charges an interest rate of about 18% per year, and many retail cards charge close to 30%! Pay these off FIRST.