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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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I Can See Clearly Now

I’m going to take on two things in this post, auto insurance and auto parts pricing. I had the misfortune of having a wayward stone, deliberately thrown up by a gravel truck, strike and shatter my windshield in both the … Continue reading

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Some Cross-Border Facts

Most of the traditional press are stating that US travel to Canada is up significantly “because of the low loonie” yes that is a fact but here are some other facts that you may have not known… A US Citizen … Continue reading

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The Canadian Cross-Border Shopping Guide “Second Edition”

The Canadian Cross-Border Shopping Guide – Second Edition is bigger and better with new chapters, more tip’s and tricks to save you money with our “devalued” Canadian Dollar! It’s all done and ready to ship! Is is still worth going across … Continue reading

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Friendlier Sky’s still out of U.S. Airports

I’m getting asked if it’s worth the drive to Buffalo for that winter vacation now that the loonie is crashing? My response is yes, yes, yes! Lets take a look at a trip to Orlando at the end of the … Continue reading

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NEEDAUSADDRESS – Black Friday Specials

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Black Friday – 34 Days and Counting – Online Shopping? Need A US Address?

Black Friday is only 34 days from now and the Store Ad’s will soon be “leaked” on the internet. A number of my readers have said that they wish that they can get in on the Black Friday deals but … Continue reading

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Bridge Delays Getting To You?

Have you noticed longer than usual delays crossing into the US and back into canada from one of the Buffalo/Niagara Bridges. Did you think that using the NEXUS Lanes would consistently speed up your crossing time. Well you’re not alone … Continue reading

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It’s all done with mirrors!

I love when the news makes so much sense! Statistics Canada said the rise in the cost of living was tempered in July, with the annual inflation rate coming in at 2.1 per cent. That was down from June when the … Continue reading

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It’s a Small Business Thing Too

When I am doing my presentations there is usually one member of the audience who is a small business retailer that’s just as frustrated as the consumer is with prices. The unfortunate thing is that he has to pass this … Continue reading

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