The Currency Of Sneakerheads

Obsession.

Have you ever had a passion for something, that ran so deep it consumed your thoughts, and changed the way you lived? Collecting is passion most people have felt at one point or another in their lifetime, but which usually doesn’t last long. That’s not the case for sneakerheads; die-hard collectors of sneakers. We live in an era of constant advertising and product association. When an article of clothing represents a lifestyle, that’s called branding. Iconography is much more than a symbol, a colour or shape, its depths define you. In 1980 the Nike Air Jordan introduction marked the beginning of shoe culture and a lifestyle of elitism.

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Fall Into Money Saving Habits This Season

There are always tips and tricks to save money in every season, so here’s a few things you can this Autumn.

Weatherproofing
Before the cold sets in check all of your windows and doors to make sure heat won’t be escaping this winter. If you wait until you find the leak your heating bill may already have done major damage to your bank account. Check your furnace/radiator to make sure their working properly before you need them.

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Can’t afford a mortgage on your own? Try sharing one

(NC) If you’re a growing family or buyer looking to purchase your first home in the rising housing market, a creative solution might be in order. With house and condo prices in cities like Toronto and Vancouver climbing since the 90s, the reality of owning a house with a backyard for the kids seems far away. But for some determined couples, flexibility and an open mind have made this dream a reality.

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Payday Loans: Do You Know What You Signed Up For?

A Payday loan is:

  • usually a small value loan taken out for a short time, typically until your next payday
  • loaned at a retail store or online
  • the most expensive consumer loan in Ontario
  • an unsecured loan (you cannot put any property as collateral or guarantee for the loan, you need to provide the lender with a post-dated cheque or a pre-authorized debit)

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What Does It Cost You To Be Alive?

If you don’t know the answer, you could be headed for a financial trainwreck. If not now, probably soon, says Kevin O’Leary.

When it comes to his own money, the shrewd, sharp-tongued Shark Tank star has long managed it meticulously, even when he was a shy kid growing up in Montreal, Canada. The young “Mr. Wonderful,” now a silver-haired 61, carefully scrimped and saved a percentage of every dollar he accrued, whether earned or gifted. And the multi-millionaire mutual funds magnate still does.

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The Advantages Of New And Used Cars

One of the hardest questions you have to answer before deciding to buy a vehicle is whether or not you would like buy it new or used because you have to understand the consequences of each choice. It can be a tough decision to make, and you want to make the best one for your short or long-term goals. Here’s what you should consider before going for a test drive.

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Secured Vs Unsecured

In the simplest terms secured means protected; from worst case scenarios by having a safety net in case of [enter scenario]. Insurance on your home protects you in case of flood, fire, burglary by covering all/partial damages. Insurance on your credit card protects you against identity theft, unemployment etc. by covering all/partial damages. A secured loan simply means there is a backup protection plan in case the borrower does not repay the loan amount.

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