Category: Business

  • Why is it so difficult for Canadian franchises to expand to the US?

    Possibly because: Canadian companies don’t have access to as much investment capital as American companies do and expanding into a very saturated very large market requires ALOT of capital Canadian investors are generally more risk averse than American investors Canadian companies have to compete harder just on the basis of not being an American company.…

  • When will I ever learn to have patience when it comes to investing?

    2020 and early 2021 must be the golden times to invest – if you have *just a little bit* of patience. Which I apparently don’t have.  In 2020, had you bought TSLA when it dipped to $300, had you bought BTC when it dipped to $5k, had you bought NIO when it was $3, etc…

  • Holy moly, I spent $24k on shopping last year!

    I am trying to be more financially conservative, of course its always been a bad habit of mine to spend money wastefully, but I’m trying to improve myself. The thing is this year, I’m actually on track to get my mortgage down from $286k at the beginning of the year all the way to $200k!…

  • Thoughts on Bitcoin and making money

    I’ve been reading about Bitcoin a lot lately. It’s a very interesting concept… its a crypto-currency, its value is only worth as much as how much people are willing to accept it. The more Bitcoin is used, the more value it has and the more accepted it becomes. There are two ways to get Bitcoin:…

  • Nerf Arena

    I love nerf guns. I really do. That’s why I hope someone out there makes a Nerf Arena. You know, something like this but indoors and with something more solid looking instead of inflatable obstacles: Why has no one done a Nerf Area concept before? So there’s arenas to play Laser Tag and arenas to…

  • Ideas and Improvements for Apple’s Siri

    Recently I’ve been quite interested in Apple’s Siri, ever since I received my iPhone 4S and watching the WWDC Developer’s conference. At first I thought it was just a novelty, but upon seeing the upcoming features in iOS 6, my interest has been heightened. I’m interested in machine learning, AI, UI design, and aggregating content,…