Telsa Solar Roof, Powerwall & Electric Cars

Elon Musk is the man. On Friday he unveiled a new product called Solar Roof that is part of his grand plan to accelerate the world towards a more sustainable energy future. The difference between Musk's Solar Roof and other roof solar power solutions is that Musk's...

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Civilization 6 Released!

One of my favorite PC games of all time just released the next version of the franchise. Civilization VI officially launched this past Friday October 21st and I am excited to play. For those of you who don't know, Civilization is a turn based strategy game by Sid...

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Kamakura Dress Shirts

I was recently in Japan on two weeks vacation and had a mission of buying some new dress shirts for work. Some of my current dress shirts are starting to get old and boring so I need to replace them. My requirements for new dress shirts were as follows High quality...

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Tax Tip #3 – First Time Home Buyer Credit

Bought your first house in the past year? If so, you are eligible to claim the first time home buyer tax credit up to $5,000. To eligible for the credit if the two below conditions are met. You or your spouse or common-law partner acquired a qualifying home You did...

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Tax Tip #2 – Contribute To A RRSP

Contribute to an RRSP account to maximize your refund and save for retirement. Amounts contributed to an RRSP are tax deductible and lower your taxable income. Bonus: You can contribute to a spouse's RRSP account and claim the deduction as well. Do this on the person...

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Tax Tip #1 – Deduct Transit Passes

Purchase a transit pass for the bus, streetcar or subway? Good news, you can claim the cost of your monthly transit pass to reduce your taxes! Your transit pass is eligible to claim if it allowed unlimited travel within Canada on a.... local bus streetcar subway...

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Upgraded To Windows 10

This weekend I took the plunge and finally upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8. The process took around 2 hours with a few hiccups. My wireless internet adapter didn't work out of the gate. I had to pull the modem and router out of my TV cabinet and move both closer...

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Apple Event – New iPhone 6S & iPad Pro

Apple held their September Event this past week and announced the next versions of their iPhone and iPad products. New iPhone 6S https://youtu.be/aBYWGjIzvyw https://youtu.be/cSTEB8cdQwo New iPad Pro https://youtu.be/HaWkgg5l9sg Full Keynote Video From Event...

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Guide To Buying An Engagement Ring

Once you've made the decision to pop the question to the love of your life the next thing you'll need is an engagement ring. The process of finding the perfect ring can take time and effort as there so many different options to choose from in terms of style and price...

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TFSA Calculator Updated

Today I updated my Tax Free Savings Account Calculator. The biggest change is it now compares the future value of your savings within a TFSA vs. a taxable investment account so that you can see the difference under a number of scenarios and assumptions. My intent is...

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Shared Web Hosting Options

If you're creating a new website you'll need somewhere to host it. For those of you who are not technical "hosting" a website means storing your website files online so that other people can access them through your domain name (example: www.yourname.com). There are...

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Send A Gift Of Flowers – Bloomex

Mother's day is tomorrow. I hope you haven't forgotten and plan to make the day special for your own mother in some way. My go-to plan is always to send flowers, followed up by a call. For the flower part I always rely on a company called Bloomex and would recommended...

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