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Marimekko Buddy Backpack <3

Last weekend I finally bought the Marimekko Buddy Bagpack at the marimekko store in Vancouver. The sales rep told me Japanese tourists come to buy this bagpack because apparently it’s sold out there and it’s cheaper to buy it in Canada. I’m super happy for this purchase. It’s stylish (look at this Japanese page for […]

RSP and TFSA basics

If you are new to Canada or new to personal finance in general, make sure you get the concept RSP & TFSA under the belt! RSP (or often called RRSP) stands for Retirement Savings Plan or Registered Retirement Savings Plan and TFSA stands for Tax Free Savings Account. Both has its benefit, and it would […]

Snowball Debt Repayment

This Moneysense article caught my eye about a snowball debt repayment. I had always thought the best way to repay debt is to tackle the debts with the highest interest rate and total payment (eg credit card with 21% interest paid down faster than student loan with 7%). Gail Vaz-Oxlade makes it a bit more […]