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That said, there is quite a difference in prices - from just over a million dollars in Saint John, to a cool $25 million in Toronto. But they all share one thing in common: the prestige of being the most highly priced listing in their region.
So if you're in the market for a luxury home, there's no better time to go house hunting and lock in at a low rate. Click on the images below to launch the slideshow, and let us know whether you like our picks this month.
Call it laziness, call it the ultimate in indulgence but whatever you call it, call it convenient. You can get anything delivered to your door just by signing up for a monthly delivery of your favourite product.
Welcome to the "Product of the Month" club where you can get alcohol, beauty products and even meat delivered right to your doorstep every single month.
Think of it as the updated version of the Columbia House monthly CD membership. Except that you have to provide a credit card number before you get your product.
A quick caveat: monthly product boxes come and go so always check reviews before buying. In our research we found quite a few product boxes that went out of business such as Glossybox and Glymm, so buyer be very aware. We focused on companies that have a decent track record.
Art can be a intimidating world, especially for new collectors. It seems that everyone understands what's going on except you, which can make it difficult to buy your first piece.
But art expert and collector, lawyer Peter Hort says it's not that difficult. It's really about educating yourself, setting a budget and sticking to it.
The big money in professional sports, as we all know, isn't from winning tournaments but in endorsements. Tiger Woods makes some serious cash endorsing, well, almost everything. Tennis players do as well, thanks to multi-million dollar prizes when they win (or even come second) in Grand Slam tournaments.
We looked at the current top five singles men and women and their earnings for 2012. All earnings are in US dollars.
It might be a bit late for couples getting married this year, but if you're a bride or groom and you're looking for inexpensive venues for your day, there are several ways you can save money with an alternative venue.
They do take a a little creativity and asking around, but a unique venue can make your wedding that much more memorable for you and your guests. And remember to ask friends and family for suggestions: that uncle with a gorgeous old cottage might welcome the idea of hosting a family wedding.
Many of these jobs are available by signing up with an agency that provides temporary employment. Once you're sign up, you are sent to odd jobs in your neighbourhood. When I did it, I sold Tupperware in a mall kiosk, picked up cardboard boxes in a Costco and spent a week putting different sizes of screws into really small bags.
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It's warm, it's cold - must be spring and with spring weather comes spring cleaning. It's that time of year when most of us take apart our homes and clean it from top to bottom.
A full clean can be a tedious task but there are ways to get a clean home without spending an entire day elbow deep in products.
There's nothing like the adrenaline rush of scrambling to get to the bank during business hours to pay thousands of dollars in HST, income tax and CPP to the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) via bank draft.
Now you don't have to worry about those bank drafts thanks to Plastiq, an online-payment company that allows you to pay bills, including your taxes online. What makes it different is that Plastiq allows you to use your credit card at institutions that previously didn't accept cards such as private schools, colleges and government agencies. All you have to do is sign up on the Plastiq site, chose the institution, pay via credit card and be charged two per cent of your total amount in fees.