Hello, welcome to my blog! I recently graduated with an economics degree and was lucky enough to find a full-time job right out of school! I have learned a lot on my path from full-time student to adult and I started this blog to help others! Moving for work to a different province, away from family & friends, I learned how to create a budget and, through reading and chatting, began my path towards financial independence! This blog serves to help those like myself with this transition from student to adult. Please feel free to ask questions and I look forward to chatting with you all!
Popular posts from this blog
David’s Easy and Tasty Banana Bread You will not find an easier banana bread online, it is quick to prepare and trust me when I say it: people always come back for seconds! Ingredients: 3 ripe bananas, mashed (you can use fresh or frozen, if frozen, thaw in hot water for 5 minutes) 1 cup of white sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1 1/2 cup of flour 1/4 cup of melted butter 1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips Directions: Begin by preheating your oven to 325 degrees F and grease your 9x5 inch loaf pan with either oil or butter. Combine bananas and sugar together, add in your egg and melted bowl. Mix together in a bowl. Add your flour and baking soda and salt together in a separate bowl; mix. Add your wet mixture into your dry mixture and mix together until well-combined. Add chocolate chips in and stir until you find that the chocolate is evenly spread throughout the batter. Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan Bake in the preheated oven for
Guest Post - 11 Money & Life Fundamentals Every Teenager Must Learn! Growing up you may face numerous challenges as a teenager, and you may also learn quite a few things along the way! I get that there’s already enough on your plate, right from trying to balance a social life with education, to accepting responsibilities and at the same time, also trying to figure out yourself and what you want from life. It gets hectic and money is probably the last thing you are thinking or even talking about. But as much as we hate it or do not want to accept it, money plays a very crucial role in our lives and yet we choose to ignore this important subject. But keep in mind, this subject will never ignore you. At some point in your life, it will surely come looking for you and catch you off guard. And at that point in your life, money will control you if you haven’t learned to control it and I’m sure you don’t want that to happen! As a personal finance advocate, I always tell people o
Stock Market Trading Hours: When is the Stock Market Actually Open? One of the more frequent questions asked by new investors after they have opened up their first brokerage accounts is when does the actual stock market open. Although the market does have regular hours, which we will get to in a moment, the stock market (at least the large ones) do not actually ever stop trading when the exchanges close as there are after-hours and before-hours trading too. Although the answer is not as straightforward as most would hope, regular trading hours for the U.S. Stock Market , including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq), are from 9:30am to 4:00pm Eastern time from Monday-Friday other than on market holidays (think President’s day, Christmas, Easter and the 4 th of July). As for the Canadian Stock Markets, which include The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), have the exact same trading hours as their American count