The 6 keys to a healthy life

Intro: This isn’t exactly my area of expertise, but then again, I’ve never claimed to be an expert in personal finance either.  I’m just very interested, learning as I go, and sharing with anyone that might want to listen.  With that in mind, I recently became curious if there was any simple, definitive list of the […]

Save like a Canadian

This article originally appeared as a guest post on Free to Pursue, a fantastic blog authored by a like-minded Canadian early retiree (left work in her mid 30’s) with much more life wisdom and perspective than yours truly.  She writes about experiencing true personal freedom and happiness and is refreshingly less fixated on the monetary framing […]

(Il)legal smiles: are marijuana edibles cheaper than alcohol?

Abstract: With more and more states legalizing recreational and medical marijuana, it seems fair to challenge the bias against pot.  Pot is arguably three times less harmful for both individuals and society as a whole.  On top of that it is a cheaper, but not necessarily by leaps and bounds. Having four edible pot candies a week […]

Intentional spending for happiness

This blog is loosely about the best way to spend your time and money.  That is a pretty loaded statement, so let me break it down a bit.  By best way to spend your time and money, I mean the way that will maximize your happiness.  Because that is what time and money are for, […]