Category Archives: Money

New year new bills

Well the New Year is off to an auspicious start. The van needed to be towed to the dealership today as the ignition switch would no longer turn with the key and neither would the passenger and driver side door … Continue reading

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Forced Sale

Since we bought the house the valuation on it has increased almost two hundred percent to roughly three times the value of when we bought it. On the one hand that looks great on paper because how many investments have … Continue reading

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Daddy needs a new pair of shoes

My income tax returns were filed the first week of March. Revenue Quebec received it, processed it and issues the refund owed me in less than a month. Revenue Canada on the other hand has been taking their time. First … Continue reading

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Thanks, I’ll be here all week.

It snowed this morning. Not the first snow of the year, but the first one that stayed on the grass and the tree trunks and the reed tops. Minus six will do that and with a high of minus two … Continue reading

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Hope ajar

Do things really pile up or is it just an impression that hits when the ability to deal is in someway hampered by life its ownself? Our daughter had a few hours out of the hospital on Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading

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The thin green line

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Our daughter has been in hospital for two weeks now. We’re into week three and it looks like it might be a longer haul still. She is doing better, thank you for wondering. The experience has been a reminder that … Continue reading

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The Garage Sale

It’s been done before so I thought I’d give it another go. It’s never too late to sell stuff and when it comes right down to it I need the coin CEGEP fees and books are killing the bank account. … Continue reading

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TD Canada Trust – the Keystone Cops weren’t this funny.

I went to the TD Canada Trust today to close out my last two accounts. The chequing account I closed without incident. The RRSP savings account was another matter. This account was supposed to be transferred with my RRSPs to … Continue reading

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TD Canada Trust Can’t Stop Screwing Up

On Friday I received a new bank card, with the card came the explicit instructions to cut up my old card and use only the new one. I didn’t think much of it, it happens periodically. When I tried to … Continue reading

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Now that’s comedy!

There are times, all be they few, when I am incline to understand those who believe that there is an intelligence interfering with the lives of humans. Though if I were so inclined as to believe in such an intelligence … Continue reading

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