Remembering Everyone’s Name: My Secret Revealed

It was a dark and stormy December night and I was holed up in the basement of some seedy downtown bar, surrounded by dozens of strangers. Everyone was staring at me. My reputation was on the line. Escape was futile. And then I pulled it off: Around the room I went, remembering everyone’s name with […]

Why and How to Check Your Credit Report for Free

It can be pretty scary how much information “they” know about you, but that you don’t know that they know; so why not level the playing field? I’m talking about checking your credit report. Or more specifically, your credit reports, plural. Did you know that there are two “credit bureaus” in Canada that track your […]

Lowdown on the PC Optimum Merger

You may have heard the news that PC Points and Shoppers Optimum are merging as of Feb 1, 2018. I’ve gone through the many FAQs, run the calculator and examined the points charts supplied. Here’s the lowdown: […]

Decision-Making Part Deux: Three Real-Life Examples

Since last week, everybody is making great decisions now, right? Ok, I can stop dreaming. The two of you who actually read last week’s post were probably thinking “Ok Engineer-boy, how about some real examples so I can actually follow along and put those ideas into practice?” (That or you bailed ‘cause it was TL;DR…) […]

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You Did What? Here’s a Better Way to Make Great Decisions

Some people make absolutely terrible decisions. I’m not talking about 90’s hairdos or spitting into the wind.  I’m talking about significant or cumulatively significant decisions that have lasting impacts on your finances, health, relationships, environment, long-term enjoyment of life, and so on. We’ve all had our share of bad decision-making experiences or habits.  Do any […]