Category Archives: Consumer Behavior

You CAN get richer playing slots online – HERE’S HOW!

Slots offer fast-paced fun, excitement, and the possibility of huge jackpot wins. While playing slots may seem to require only luck and no skill at all, there is more to it than meets the eye. The slots themselves are controlled by Random Number Generator software. This means that the spins, the wins, and the thrills, […]

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Why Shopping Online for Glasses is a Smart Investment

If you’ve ever searched for inexpensive glasses, you probably know that there’s a large amount of retailers promising cheap eyeglasses but you probably learned that you get what you pay for and discount glasses are either A) still over priced or B) not worth the money you paid for them. Searching for discount eyeglasses online […]

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Saving Money While Being Sick – Help Me Plan Ahead

I have been sick the past handful of days and it made me think, “I spend a lot of money while I am sick that isn’t in my typical budget.”  Maybe its just because I am a young twentysomething guy that doesn’t ever plan on being sick, but I rarely have the right meds in […]

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Confessions of an Internet Gambler – My Biggest Financial Mistake

In honor of Tough Money Love’s post today on financial mistakes that we bloggers have learned the hard way, I wanted to share with you my biggest mistake. Six years to the day yesterday I turned 19 (legal age to gamble in Canada).  My father and I took the twenty minute trek to Niagara Falls […]

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Six Month Disposable Products – Draining Our Wallets

It may take you a second, but you know what I am talking about when I say a “six month disposable product”.  Think of the times when you say “I need a new…” and within a day or two, you have whatever that “…” was.  These aren’t products that are designed to last only six […]

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Set It and Forget It – My Struggle with Tracking my Long-term Investments

One of my personal struggles has always been information overload.  I am not overwhelmed by information; I constantly seek ever-changing information. This is evident in a lot of my personal interests.  I tend to enjoy things that are constantly changing, shifting, and updating.  I enjoy the news, sports, and online video games for these reasons.  […]

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The Cost of Single Dating in a Metropolis

Dating is expensive This past Monday I went on a date with a new friend from an old part of my life. We went to a medium to high priced restaurant and proceeded to go through a bottle of wine, dinner, dessert and dessert wine. We had a great time talking about people that we […]

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7 (not exactly) Smart Places to Stash Your Cash

On the metro this morning I saw a gentleman reading the Wall Street Journal. I politely asked to borrow the section with an article headline that caught my eye: 7 Smart Places to Stash Your Cash.

I should mention that once the gentleman gave me the section I realized that the entire page was one big advertisement for buying US Coins and armored safes. The page was disguised to look like a legitimate news article in the journal (go check it out – page A7 in today’s WSJ) but clearly, further investigation was necessary.

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Learn About Your Credit Score – A Quick Guide

An informative episode of the Personal Finance Hour this week has me thinking about credit scores.  There will be my recap of the most recent episode posted on the PFH’s website later on today/tomorrow but I wanted to share some information with the readers of this site that I thought would have value. Credit score […]

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Responsibility is Sexy – Positioning Yourself Better in the Dating Market

Things drastically change after high school and after college.  All of a sudden we are thrown into the real world and we are faced with modern day Darwinism, known as capitalism.  The things we look for in a partner change drastically as well, especially for young adults in large urban areas. I was reminded of […]

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Category Archives: Consumer Behavior

You CAN get richer playing slots online – HERE’S HOW!

Slots offer fast-paced fun, excitement, and the possibility of huge jackpot wins. While playing slots may seem to require only luck and no skill at all, there is more to it than meets the eye. The slots themselves are controlled by Random Number Generator software. This means that the spins, the wins, and the thrills, […]

Read the full article »

Why Shopping Online for Glasses is a Smart Investment

If you’ve ever searched for inexpensive glasses, you probably know that there’s a large amount of retailers promising cheap eyeglasses but you probably learned that you get what you pay for and discount glasses are either A) still over priced or B) not worth the money you paid for them. Searching for discount eyeglasses online […]

Read the full article »

Saving Money While Being Sick – Help Me Plan Ahead

I have been sick the past handful of days and it made me think, “I spend a lot of money while I am sick that isn’t in my typical budget.”  Maybe its just because I am a young twentysomething guy that doesn’t ever plan on being sick, but I rarely have the right meds in […]

Read the full article »

Confessions of an Internet Gambler – My Biggest Financial Mistake

In honor of Tough Money Love’s post today on financial mistakes that we bloggers have learned the hard way, I wanted to share with you my biggest mistake. Six years to the day yesterday I turned 19 (legal age to gamble in Canada).  My father and I took the twenty minute trek to Niagara Falls […]

Read the full article »

Six Month Disposable Products – Draining Our Wallets

It may take you a second, but you know what I am talking about when I say a “six month disposable product”.  Think of the times when you say “I need a new…” and within a day or two, you have whatever that “…” was.  These aren’t products that are designed to last only six […]

Read the full article »

Set It and Forget It – My Struggle with Tracking my Long-term Investments

One of my personal struggles has always been information overload.  I am not overwhelmed by information; I constantly seek ever-changing information. This is evident in a lot of my personal interests.  I tend to enjoy things that are constantly changing, shifting, and updating.  I enjoy the news, sports, and online video games for these reasons.  […]

Read the full article »

The Cost of Single Dating in a Metropolis

Dating is expensive This past Monday I went on a date with a new friend from an old part of my life. We went to a medium to high priced restaurant and proceeded to go through a bottle of wine, dinner, dessert and dessert wine. We had a great time talking about people that we […]

Read the full article »

7 (not exactly) Smart Places to Stash Your Cash

On the metro this morning I saw a gentleman reading the Wall Street Journal. I politely asked to borrow the section with an article headline that caught my eye: 7 Smart Places to Stash Your Cash.

I should mention that once the gentleman gave me the section I realized that the entire page was one big advertisement for buying US Coins and armored safes. The page was disguised to look like a legitimate news article in the journal (go check it out – page A7 in today’s WSJ) but clearly, further investigation was necessary.

Read the full article »

Learn About Your Credit Score – A Quick Guide

An informative episode of the Personal Finance Hour this week has me thinking about credit scores.  There will be my recap of the most recent episode posted on the PFH’s website later on today/tomorrow but I wanted to share some information with the readers of this site that I thought would have value. Credit score […]

Read the full article »

Responsibility is Sexy – Positioning Yourself Better in the Dating Market

Things drastically change after high school and after college.  All of a sudden we are thrown into the real world and we are faced with modern day Darwinism, known as capitalism.  The things we look for in a partner change drastically as well, especially for young adults in large urban areas. I was reminded of […]

Read the full article »