Category Archives: Canadian Taxes

US Black Friday – Still worth the trip south? You Bet!

My US Black Friday paper arrived this am, about 3″ thick! Virtually every major retailer, both bricks and mortar and online, have Black Friday Specials. While shopping online, before Black Friday, has always been possible many bricks and mortar retailers … Continue reading

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Winter Tune Up Time!

U.S. Based AutoParts-Warehouse has announced the Top 10 items ordered by American and Canadian consumers over the last year… Radiator Shock Absorber/Struts Catalytic converter Brakes Fuel Pump Control arm Oxygen sensor Air filter Ignition coil Ian and I are just … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July, It’s a Gas!

As the US is looking forward to its 4th of July celebrations consumers will be enjoying some of the lowest gasoline prices in a while. According to the USA Today July 1st Headline “Gas prices drop below $3.50 a gallon”. … Continue reading

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Key Man Insurance

So I needed a spare key for the 2004 Dodge Caravan in Phoenix. First I called the Dealer, they wanted $100.00 for the key and $40.00 to program it. Decided to check out Pep Boys and O’Reilly Auto parts (like … Continue reading

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Car Repair? Don’t Dispair – Compare!

You have all read numerous articles that have been in the Toronto newspapers the huge discrepancy in car part prices between Canada and the U.S. I have written a number of Blog entries on this subject as well, most recently … Continue reading

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Taxing Times, For Some!

As you all know when Tax Time comes we Canadian taxpayers cringe a little bit, well all of us who are still paying them. Here are a few prominent Canadians that choose to vote with their feet and bail out … Continue reading

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