Decalogue of smart shopping

You’ll have to change some habits, add few new ones and learn to distinguish between the planned shopping for things you need from impulse buying.

The 10 rules presented here most likely will save you more money than any discount or sales 🙂

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Chagall: colour and music – Why Jews should work hard and not fly

Few days ago I have visited the exhibition ”Chagall: Colour and Music” organized by Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. When I heard about that exhibition I knew I would regret not seeing it. Despite temperature level reaching down to -16 C and feeling like -30 C, and quite pricey tickets  reduced at $15 and normal at $23, nothing could stop me to delve into World of Chagall 🙂

Of course I am very happy I was right. My time and money spend on ticket so far is the best cultural investment this year. I have a feeling the MBAM got another permanent visitor 🙂

I have read many positive reviews about the exhibition, but as you know opinions aside, it always better to see personally something that impresses so many people. Now I can definitely confirm that since this exhibition Marc Chagall got a new big Fan.

If you hesitate whether to go see this exhibition, do not doubt, go and you will not regret it. Trust me. Impressions will stay with you for long time. Price of the ticket is too big to be not affordable. So, instead of having dilemmas between cinema and Chagall exhibition, vote for the second. I will try to convince why.

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How much will you save when you quit smoking?

smoking costSmoking is of course your choice and you can do what you like in your life.  Just don’t forget that when you smoke, people around you become passive smokers thanks to you. I am not going to tell you to quit, any more as to start, if you don’t smoke 🙂 .

In general, I wouldn’t write anything about smoking, if not the non-smoking week 15-21.01 we had here in Canada (check This gave me a good reason to consider this problem from yet another perspective. So, today I’m going to discuss the financial aspect of smoking cigarettes.

Regardless whether you smoke or not, you should read this article. If you smoke only occasionally, you can use a special “smoking calculator” I have made available to you.  It will help you calculate how much you have already spent on smoking and how much you are going to spend each year. And, if you are opposed to smoking, or just do not smoke but have friends who do, then please forward them this article. Perhaps it will be a finally convincing argument, you never now 🙂

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Personal Finance, where to start?

Personal finance where to start ?Personal finances are quite simple. But it’s only my opinion. I hope after reading my articles you will also find personal finances as simple and easy to manage. In this blog you will find tips and advises helping you to take care of your own finances.

Remember, don’t complicate things. It’s pointless using very complicated formulas that you don’t understand. Start with simple stuff.

The hardest part is always the beginning, because we usually do not know where to start.

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