The Saturday Weekend Review February #5~Wanted: Like-Minded People, Rounding The Penny Edition

What’s Been Happening at Canadian Budget Binder? Wanted: Like-Minded People who enjoy personal finance and are passionate about sharing and helping others, enquire with-in. Life gets kind of boring when the winter arrives in the CBB household because we have to find fun things to do that don’t break the budget indoors (ermmm) or we head outdoors into the snow for some fresh air and exercise to keep us motivated to keep fit. There’s something about the grey skies in the winter that can suck away motivation and we give up, put things on hold, or forget about them. Sometimes in life the dark side or the not so happy side of things tend to take us down and we give up on things that we really don’t want to because we are not sure what direction to go. The other day I received an email from a fan who wants to start budgeting but doesn’t know how to do it. She tried to set up a budget on her own but slowly lost the motivation to keep on going. She stated that when you have no one to challenge you but yourself sometimes that can be the hardest obstacle […]

Mr.CBB’s Personal Finance Reading List #5- Hello Blackberry Z10 and Show Me The Money Ticketmaster!

“Out of the Ditch and back in the right direction” sums it all up in this article about the Blackberry Z10 and the new name for RIM this past Wednesday in New York City. The surprise when CEO Thorsten Heins said goodbye to RIM and hello to Blackberry was as if something new had been born and I’m sure the feeling is mutual all around. I think it was long overdue and Blackberry will now start to pump up the volume sort of speak, something they’ve wanted to do for some time. Joshua Topolosky goes on to say in his review of the new Blackberry device that it is a perfectly usable device with a strong (OS) but the battery life is not much to be desired. One thing with cell phones that I used to find a con was the battery life as well and I’m sure you’re all shaking your head in agreeance.  There’s nothing worse than having to charge your phone day after day because it won’t hold a proper or long enough charge. Many of us are on the go for hours or days on end and plugging in to charge up can be a bit of […]

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