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At 28, he’s making six figures but isn't rushing to buy a home

<b>Name:</b> Zebulon Phillips<p><b>Age:</b> 28<p><b>Annual income:</b> $100,000<p><b>Savings:</b> $55,000 in RRSPs; $90,000 in stock; $62,000 in TFSA<p><b>Debt:</b> None<p><b>What he does:</b> mechanical engineer in petroleum industry<p><b>Where he lives:</b> Medicine Hat, Alta.<p>Though he’s a 28-year-old engineer, Zebulon Phillips has the financial acumen of a …

How Nate Diaz used his mind to turn the UFC upside down

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – He’d wake up starving. Literally. A three-, four-hour workout the night before – jiu-jitsu, boxing, wrestling, whatever – would …

How the RCMP's secret surveillance tool works

<b>1</b> A police team turns on its device causing radio waves to emit from an unmarked police vehicle. The machine beckons to phones suggesting it is the strongest cellphone tower in the area.<p><b>2</b> It’s a “hit” – the targeted person’s phone automatically redirects its signal to the police device.<p><b>3</b> The …

Ten troubling habits of unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken ahold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, just like second-hand smoke. The famous …

The 'You Are Not Special’ Graduation Speech Is Just as Relevant Today

<i>At a time when student protests are sweeping across university campuses, McCullough’s advice to high school grads offers a reminder to embrace</i> …

30 Six-Pack Secrets from the World's Fittest Men

“I hate to lose,” my friend Jim told me the other day. He was talking about being down 35-33 during a pickup game of basketball, but he might as well …

Fitness

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Extinction

6 Tips on How to Self-Finance Your Startup

Bootstrapping allows you to grow at your own pace and frees you from the demands of investors. Here's how to do it right.<p>Avoiding outside investment can be smart on at least a couple of levels. Not only does bootstrapping a company allow you to grow at your own pace, you also don't have to be a …

Customer Service

7 books to read before you quit your job

You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an entrepreneur — except for one thing.<p>You don't have an MBA. Or any idea really about the nuts and …

Self-employment

Mexico's new breed of drug cartel killers

Why the infamous El Chapo crime lord is a relic in an increasingly ruthless Mexican underworld<p>In the mountains of Mexico’s northern state of Sinaloa, …

Mexico

How I Found the Strength to End My Relationship with an Abusive Girlfriend

It involved talking to a cushion and beating the shit out of an ironing board in a sweaty basement with a chubby guy in his underpants.<p>I met Angelo on a film set in Berlin. We'd both been booked for a German TV commercial. The producers were worried that the all blond-haired, blue-eyed cast would …

The Stanley Cup wasn't in the building when Blackhawks won in 1938

When the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 1938 the Stanley Cup was not actually in the building because the league president did not believe …

San Francisco Giants: Patience or Panic with 5 Troubling Early-Season Starts

The San Francisco Giants won their first series of the year against Arizona and then went through a tough stretch. The team lost eight consecutive games and is fighting to get back to the .500 mark.<p>The Giants currently have a record of 7-10 and are in last place in the NL West. They trail the …

Places In Canada You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Breathtaking spots from coast to coast to coast.<p>They're real and they're spectacular.<p><b>This is Mount Thor on Baffin Island in Nunavut</b><p>SUBSCRIBE AND …