Archive for May, 2011

Take Me Out To A Ball Game

May 31, 2011

Subscribe to our RSS   “Popcorn! Peanuts! Ice Cold Beer!” is something you are guaranteed to hear from a vendor when attending a professional sporting event.  Ice cream bars or hot dogs add to the game experience, but can cost you more than price of your ticket.  Recently I went to a Toronto Blue Jays […]

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Sending Your Kid To Camp

May 31, 2011

Subscribe to our Feed   In just a few short weeks the last school bell will ring for the year and kids will be free for 2 months! Tens of thousands of children go to camp each year in Canada and the US. Camp can be a wonderful time for kids to learn fun outdoor […]

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Should You Go To College?

May 28, 2011

Subscribe to our Feed If you tuned into today's radio show, Wi$e Up and Prosper, you might have heard Ryan and I discussing higher education and it's value. More and more young people are heading to college or university and many are ending up regretting the decision later on. Sometimes there simply isn't a job […]

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Jackson Hewitt Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy – What Should I do if I was a client?

May 27, 2011

Subscribe to our Feed Jackson Hewitt (JH) has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, so what does this mean if you were or are a tax client? First do not panic – all of your tax info is safe and was filed properly with the IRS and your state taxing agency. Make sure you have copies […]

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Does Less Mowing Mean Less Money?

May 18, 2011

Subscribe to our RSS This morning I came across an interesting blog post over at Canadian Dream . The author's plan is to save on the costs associated with lawn care by replacing it with other landscaping.  While there will be some upfront cost, the idea is to reduce maintence cost and effort over the long term […]

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Taking My Own Advice: Some $10 Money Saving Tips

May 13, 2011

Subscribe to our RSS By Shaun Somers Several weeks ago (April 26th) I had the chance to host our radio show, Wise Up and Prosper, and for the day's theme I chose to discuss various money saving tips.  I had an hour's worth prepared, but I was glad to hear from some callers who also […]

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Ustream Test

May 12, 2011

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