I’m trying to have an opinion more often. I’m learning how to better form my thoughts. The result of those two goals are these articles. Maybe one day, they will have a proper home.

Thank you Canada

Thank you Canada, for welcoming my first breath. For giving me a childhood where summers were for bike rides, falls for playing sports, winters for building forts and springs for the excitement of graduating to the next grade. Thank you for introducing me to such a...

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Progress

About a month ago, I posted in one of my inner circles on how much can be accomplished in a month’s time. At that time, I had just finished writing my first draft of what I thought would be my personal finance book. It was quite a feat. 20 something thousand words (or...

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A new competitor

A new competitor So a few days ago, I discovered both my largest competitors and mentor. The site is called The Penny Hoarder and, according to SEMrush, it gets 1.4 million viewers through search engines. Crazier yet, according to SimilarWeb, its total monthly traffic...

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Alone In The Crowd

A good friend wasn’t being herself recently. Even though most of our chats are through text, I could sense that the way she talks was off. And so I brought it up. It turns out that a lot of her close friends were moving away from the downtown core. The impromptu...

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What if Influencers did More

It all started with an innocent instagram picture. My family went to a nearby park to collect pokeballs and I was with them as we had just finished dim sum. As we were turning into the park, we noticed a gaggle of people marching down the road. Well, not really...

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The Power of Stories

My ex girlfriend had a huge passion for story telling through games. I didn’t really understand it. I mean, I get that stories can be told through a game. But I didn’t really get it. Until I played and finished The Last of Us. It started off as an innocent thing. It...

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The Closing of a Chapter

Growing up, I met a few students who were well travelled. I always thought how cool it was, to be moving from city to city, country to country. But they never really seemed to like it. They wanted a place to call home. I didn’t know what that meant. You see, I was...

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What’s Stopping Me?

I’ve talked about wanting to work abroad or live abroad for the past 6 months but am still here, writing this. Why? Well from a logistics perspective, I spent the first 4 planning and finishing my home renos. Then another month renting it out. Then I got comfortable...

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The Most Expensive Program I’ve Bought

So a few days ago, while I was working on my Mindvalley application, I needed to take screenshots of all the influencers that I follow. And so I went on Neil Patel’s site and noticed a webinar happening in 5 minutes. Having a thing for “must be fate”, I decided to...

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Reno’s Done! Did I Get What I Want?

In the last post, I talked about what I was hoping would happen if I converted my basement into a separate unit. Just under 3 months and $10,000 later, the basement was completed and rented. Did I get what I was hoping for through this project? Let’s see. Cash Flow In...

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