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Cheap, Small Cap, High Growth Stocks Experiment

Due to my young age (24) and hence limited time in industry to acquire venture capital, I am reliant on 3 main high-risk sources of income on the investment side to generate high percentage returns with small amounts of cash: 820 more words


Wealthy Families, Their Offspring, and the Alberta and Chinese Boom

Psychological studies have shown that much of your person is shaped by your experiences/upbringing by the time you’re 13. Afterwards, there is still some influence by your surroundings, but the impact diminishes. 609 more words


From Student to Business Owner and Investor- how did I get here?

Why am I here? How come me, the once to-be-destined academic prodigy destined to become a lawyer, elite academic to hold prestigious Master’s Degrees, or big shot investment banker, is now reduced to running a combo vacuum truck 1.5 hours away from civilization? 1,582 more words


Lessening Rental and Employment Income Tax Bleed

I have been daydreaming about a new plan for 2018 – a new rental condo in the Coquitlam, BC area, but with the smallest downpayment possible and a means to get out of paying so much tax: 225 more words


January 2018- Reversal of Fortunes?

The second half of 2017 was met with a series of unfortunate events: A sudden $2,460 dental bill, $11,880 special assessment, $895 legal fees, $1,500 from a broken windshield (which broke again by a rock at this time of writing) and damaged bumper, and a woman who drove me crazy and made me wonder how people with such terrible attitudes existed. 1,157 more words


Coffee Shops and The Alberta Young Adult Rat Race

It feels strange working only 40 – 50 hour work weeks. I wanted to work for another company because of it, as being paid hourly, working so little means lacklustre income. 1,398 more words


Emotional Struggles of the Alberta Oilfield

Still fresh in my memory is the driving and moving to an oil town with a population of around 7,000 where I knew nobody, and the company parties where I stood in front of everyone like a stranger ghost nobody had seen. 1,931 more words