Apr 27

Save Us

  Today, as I sat to write this pathetic post about the sea of stupidity we sail upon, Randolph emailed me.…

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Apr 26

‘I’ll Take It’

  So Mike and Cath went to an open house last Sunday. “Should have left when I got there,” he says.…

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Apr 24

Serious Money

  By now you should have brimmed your tax-free account with that sexed-up contribution amount. On Tuesday evening, shortly after the…

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Apr 23

Mommy-to-Market

  Around this confused planet, people look at horny little Canada and shake their heads. The World Bank thinks we’re nuts.…

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Apr 22

The Quick & the Dead

If you ever need evidence of how pooched Canadians are, consider what happened yesterday. The feds gave you a gift, saying…

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Apr 21

Revenge

We’ll get to the budget in a moment, but you already read the news here yesterday. Yes, this blog is…

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Apr 17

The Entitled

  Yesterday #DontHave1Million flitted through the Twittersphere one day after a 29-year-old named Eveline created it. Suddenly all kinds of people…

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Apr 16

Tale of Two Markets

Stocks and houses have a lot in common. When someone tells you the TSX has gained 6.06% in the last…

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Apr 15

Scraping Bottom

  So, is this it? Maybe history will record that wacko 1.49% Ontario credit union’s fixed-rate mortgage as the moment of maximum…

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Apr 14

Undeniable

  For a few months Steve has been trying to move his elderly parents from their place in Victoria to the…

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Apr 13

Pointless

  You can’t write a pathetic blog every day (almost) without learning a few things. Like, (a) Predicting is hard. Especially when…

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Apr 11

To the Bottom

  In the spring of 2013 the boys at BeeMo got the hots and came out with a mortgage rate of…

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Apr 9

Generation Screwed

What’s more insufferable than Baby Boomers? Those wrinkly, aging, job-hoarding, wealth-sucking geezers who stole all the nice houses and now…

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Apr 8

Perfect Storm

  “American byers enticed by the low Canadian dollar are scooping up BC properties”, says Vancouver-based Macdonald Realty. “Baby boomers continue to…

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Apr 7

Losing It

  As this lamentable blog predicted months ago, the contribution limit for TFSAs will soon be doubled. The announcement will come…

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Apr 6

Diversity

  Remember all those doomers on the weekend telling you stocks would tank on Monday after one aberrant US jobs report?…

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Apr 3

Too Cheap

 While normal people were hunting bunnies and chasing chicks this Easter weekend, some blog dogaholics were rushing here to post…

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Apr 2

Built to Fail

  There were a few more dents on the housing market fuselage this week. Condos are taking a hit, for example.…

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Apr 1

April Fools

  What’s the government hoping you’ll forget about on the day before the first nice-weather, beer-swilling, Harley-riding long weekend of the…

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