As so many of us in the Oilfield life in Alberta know, things are beyond daunting. In the past year, my family has been uprooted and moved to another area of the province, my hubs has thankfully kept his job (so far), but he has been through rounds of layoffs, pay cuts and just damn hard times. 384 more words
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TORONTO — Crude oil briefly dipped below US$30 a barrel on Tuesday, hours after the Canadian dollar fell beneath the 70-cent U.S. mark.
At one point in early afternoon trading, a barrel of West Texas Intermediate — the benchmark oil price in North America — was trading for as low as US$29.93 before it regained some ground. 168 more words
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota University System is giving out its first scholarship for a new program meant to help people in the oil patch further their educations. 106 more words
There is a point where comfort begins to corrode ambition, so you’re to find the equilibrium between the two.
Spending money on the joys of life decreases future earning power, but having a taste of the finer things of life can make one work harder.267 more words