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Random Thoughts: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

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Labour numbers in Canada this week were weak, but things down south are literally getting worse (sorry, a leftover from yesterday). The U.S. President is introducing a bill to help with jobs, here in Canada, we have the Ontario Prime Minister claiming he has created the most jobs in the past 4 years (but then again, he also lost the most, so I am not sure you get to boast about this, but in election rhetoric, who can tell), but the talk is no longer about deficits, and such, it’s about jobs stupid! I gotta love that statement, I wish more folks would use that on the election trail.

With the temperatures starting to drop, maybe it’s time to think about looking at your furnace? Just an idea, because we are going to get frost here in Ottawa. Seems like only last week  I turned off the air conditioning, no wait, it was only last week, wow. It will be interesting to see with the alleged smart meters, whether my Hydro bill is going to go down or up.

This was an odd week for posts, I was kind of all over the place, but that is literally how my mind works:

Other financial folk are looking at the mess the global economy seems to be in, and have some more commentary on this mess:

Other Bookkeeping

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  • My Own Advisor September 17, 2011, 9:27 AM

    TFTM (thanks for the mention) BCM.

    Like a bird, will tweet your post 🙂

    Have a great weekend.

  • Preet September 17, 2011, 9:34 AM

    Thanks for the mention. The standup economist is hilarious. Bankers want to be with him, economists want to BE him.

  • Canadian Capitalist September 16, 2011, 10:00 AM

    Thanks for the mention! Cheers!

  • Michael James September 16, 2011, 9:13 AM

    Thanks for the mention. Have a great weekend.

  • Echo September 16, 2011, 8:08 AM

    Thanks for the mention! Surprisingly, your home warranty does not cover you after a flood if you purposely change the grading of the ground to slope towards your house and then leave the sprinklers on all night. Good to know 😉

  • Sustainable PF September 16, 2011, 7:02 AM

    Thanks for including Miranda’s article BCM. It is great to have her write for us a few times each month.


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