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Lifecycle Investing – The Benefits of Diversifying Across Time

<i>“The point is simple: if diversification across asset classes is so good, why not also seek greater diversification across time periods?” – Ian …

He said he was leaving. She ignored him.

<i>Laura Munson is the best-selling author of</i> This Is Not The Story You Think It Is<i>, and founder of Haven Retreats.</i><p>Let's say you have what you believe …

How to travel cheaply (with advice from pro travelers)

Here’s a hot take: People who say that they love to travel … rarely ever do it.Instead, they’ll pepper you with excuses as to why they haven’t …

Personal Finance

Classics: The Well Dressed Traveller’s Packing List

Travelling can turn even the sharpest minds into puddles of dumb. Especially if you’re hitting multiple locations and/or flying overseas. You want …

The Kitchn's Guide to Essential Cookware

What are the essential tools and equipment every cook needs in the kitchen? We've already shared our guides to essential prep tools and utensils and …

Kitchens

How to Buy, Season, and Maintain Cast Iron Cookware

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Each week J. Kenji Lopez-Alt will drop by with a list of tools or a tool you might want to stock your kitchen with—if you haven't already. Kenji also writes The Food Lab column here on SE. You can fan The Food Lab on Facebook for play-by-plays on his future …

The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

Cultivating Charisma: How Personal Magnetism Can Help (Or Hurt) You At Work

Olivia Fox Cabane, author of The Charisma Myth, talks with Fast Company about why charisma is so critical to business and how special Jedi mind tricks can help get you there.<p>As a socially inept teenager, Olivia Fox Cabane realized that she had two choices. “Either confine myself to a desert island, …

Body Language

The Most Important Negotiation in Your Life

Life is a series of negotiations.<p>You negotiate all day, every day, from the time you wake up to the time you go to sleep.<p>Contract terms and conditions. Hiring, managing performance, and firing. Defining deadlines, scope, and deliverables. Collecting fees. Seeking alignment about business strategy. …

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that …

Selling your home? Steer clear of biases like the ‘IKEA effect’

<i>The following article is from</i> Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine.<p>In classical economics it's assumed that humans are self-interested actors who can make rational decisions toward their own goals. No economist would argue that homo economicus, economically rational man, exists in reality; they …

Canadian Real Estate

West Vancouver has Metro's priciest rents

Print<p><b>Click on the map to get more information about a particular neighbourhood. The darker the colour, the higher the rent is in that place. The top</b> …

Mortgage rate hikes put the squeeze on Metro Vancouver homebuyers

Print<p>Related<p>Those looking to gain a foothold in Metro Vancouver’s already pricey housing market are facing another hurdle as key financial …

China Growth Sets Vancouver Home Prices: Chart of the Day

Vancouver’s housing market may depend on the strength of China’s economy as much as anything that happens in Canada.<p>The CHART OF THE DAY shows the …

Vancouver Housing Bubble: Why Chinese Investors Will Return

Bloomberg recently published a chart highlighting the relationship between Vancouver real estate and China's economy, suggesting that what happens in …

4 Ways That Quantum Technology Could Transform Health Care

You probably don’t grasp the finer points of how quantum mechanics works, but scientists are using its tricky rules to make medicine faster, less painful, and more personalized.<p>In July, the International Conference on Quantum Technologies brought together the leading minds in physics to discuss the …

How landlords can steer clear of bad tenants

<i>The following article is from</i> Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine.<p>Any landlord who has been involved in the real estate rental business for more than a few years has likely come across a tenant disaster, or at least knows somebody who has. One of the most common comments we hear from prospective, …

The Smith Manoeuvre: A Canadian mortgage tax-deductible plan

Canadian homeowners do not enjoy the same mortgage interest deduction that their neighbours to the south do. Fortunately, the Smith Manoeuvre is a powerful financial method that gradually restructures the largest non-deductible debt of your lifetime (your mortgage) into a deductible investment loan.<p>…

Personal Finance