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Amazon Kindle Self-Publishing: How To Avoid The 30% U.S. Withholding Tax

Amazon Kindle Self-Publishing: How To Avoid The 30% U.S. Withholding Tax

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

If you’ve tried self-publishing a book on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing as a non-U.S. person (i.e. not a U.S. citizen, resident, or business with direct connections to the U.S.), then …

5 Savvy Spending Ideas for Your Tax Refund in 2022

5 Savvy Spending Ideas for Your Tax Refund in 2022

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

Every New Year comes along with its tax season when the government expects you to file your tax return so they can verify you are paying your fair share of …

PC Optimum: Shoppers Optimum + PC Plus and What You Need to Know

PC Optimum: Shoppers Optimum + PC Plus and What You Need to Know

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

If you are a frequent shopper at the Real Canadian Superstore or at Shoppers Drug Mart, you will have heard about the new loyalty program (PC optimum) that replaced the …

10 Ways To Get Your Car Ready For Winter

10 Ways To Get Your Car Ready For Winter

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

This guide is a checklist for your car’s winter maintenance, and it will help you drive around safely when the cold season arrives. One thing I may never really get …

How To Strip, Clean, Stain, and Seal An Old Wood Deck

How To Strip, Clean, Stain, and Seal An Old Wood Deck

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

In this article, I show how I stripped, cleaned, repaired, stained, and sealed our old deck from start to finish for cheap! When we bought our house in the Spring …

Are Extended Warranties Worth it in Canada?

Are Extended Warranties Worth it in Canada?

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

Have you recently purchased a new sofa to furnish your new house? Are you in the market to buy new big-ticket items? Electronics? Appliances? Car? Computer? Smartphone? When you buy …

Buying vs. Leasing a New Car: What’s The Better Option?

Buying vs. Leasing a New Car: What’s The Better Option?

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

Canadians love new cars. With the prevailing low interest rates, car dealerships had a record sale of 1.92 million vehicles in Canada in 2019, and the data shows that the …

15 Ways to Save on Energy Costs This Winter

15 Ways to Save on Energy Costs This Winter

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

Energy consumption and costs have risen steadily since the end of the twentieth century with the increase in energy costs far outpacing growth in disposable income. A study by the …

10 Easy Ways To Save Money This Christmas

10 Easy Ways To Save Money This Christmas

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

Looking to save for the Christmas holidays? The Christmas season is just around the corner! Here are a few tips to enjoy your Christmas, avoid debt, stay on budget, save …