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Alexandre Sauvé

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Early Retirement
Programming, Money, Investing
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Gatineau, Québec, Canada
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Buying a home is not necessarily a bad investment, it mostly depends on how much you put in there and how much trouble you’re willing to go through. I still think people don’t understand how volatile this type of investment is. Personally, That’s why I treat it as risky, in other words it should not The post Renting Is Pouring Money Down the Drain'! appeared first on Unaura. ...
Posted: Dec 02 2017 @ 8:18 AM
I don’t really care if you’re saying that most of it ends up in the trash anyways. 1% of something is better than nothing at all. So in my quest to optimize every aspect of my life, I have been trying to reduce garbage as much as possible by turning to composting and recycling instead. The post Compost, Recycling and the Like! appeared first on Unaura. ...
Posted: Oct 24 2017 @ 5:08 AM
Probably what saved me from getting bored creating SQL stored procedures/statements. Linq suggests doing all of that stuff in a fraction of the time while staying in C#. All of this and still being backward compatible with these good old stored procedures! The goal of Linq To SQL is to create an interface independent from The post Linq To SQL appeared first on Unaura. ...
Posted: Oct 04 2017 @ 7:05 AM
An interesting subject on which I’ve been learning a lot in the last couple of months. Most probably because of the big boom of Ethereum in the media and the skyrocketing Bitcoin. In fact, there are a lot of crypto-currencies, not only Bitcoin and Ethereum (which is not meant to be a currency by the The post Speculation and Crypto-currencies appeared first on Unaura. ...
Posted: Aug 29 2017 @ 6:57 PM
Today I spoke with a saleslady at a store near where I live and she was complaining that they didn’t offered financing for sewing machines yet. This while showing all the nice features a 3.5k $ sewing machine could do. I was seriously impressed by the machine, but not really by her reasoning on financing. The post Worried About Consumer Debt'! appeared first on Unaura. ...
Posted: Aug 18 2017 @ 8:48 PM
That’s a given, an emergency fund is needed, always. In my honest opinion, it should be proportional to the amount of risk you’re worth but different points of view exist on the matter. Some say that you should keep 2 months, 3 months, 6 months, a year… But in the end it depends on you The post Emergency Fund Please! appeared first on Unaura. ...


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