Soaring property prices in cities across Canada may be causing angst for home buyers. But for empty nesters whose retirement dreams include leaving the city for a small town, the real estate boom is providing retirement options they never dreamed possible.
After 5:00pm today its officially Easter weekend! With warmer weather on the horizon, you should know what’s open this weekend in the city of Toronto! Despite regular holiday closings and shorter hours in effect, there’s still plenty of opportunities to enjoy some of Toronto’s best attractions and shopping centres!
If you haven’t read “the seven habits of highly effective people” then here’s a small taste that may make you reconsider it. In 1989 Steven Covey published a non-fiction self help book aimed at improving your life by adopting 7 simple habits. The result of which would encourage a shift in thought process to influence change. There are several important stages to becoming an effective person but the first is the best place to start. “be pro-active”, while only a building block in the scheme of revolutionizing the way you live your life, it is the most important. We cannot affect change, if we do not change ourselves.
The economic structure in a capitalist society encourages class mobility. In other words, the idea of the American dream suggests that anyone can go from rags to riches as long as they work hard enough. The idea of class consciousness, which outlined the difference of status between the assembly line worker and the owner of the factory, was the assurance that it was possible to climb the corporate ladder and get to the top no matter where you started. Over the past 60 years, the economy has been redesigned and the conclusion is a concentration of wealth and power among the top 1%. How did this happen?
Shopping cheap doesn’t mean eating low quality, unhealthy foods; It just means spending less, and spending smart. Fast foods are famously known to have more calories from trans fats, saturated fats, sodium and sugar. Consuming large quantities of unhealthy foods is widely known to increase the risk of obesity, heart disease, high cholesterol and high blood pressure among countless other negative side effects. When it comes to diet, the price of convenience is not only damaging financially but physically as well. Instead, spend less, eat right, and feel good.