Tangerine: Timeline

Friday, April 15, 2016 @ 11:01 am

This is more of a running log of my progress in setting up my Tangerine account and when things were sent/received. Note: this post refers to bonuses/promotions from this post. Sat., April 9 – 1:11am: Opened a Tangerine (chequing) account (entered a friend’s Orange Key to receive a $50 bonus; my Orange Key is 45730328S1 🙂 ) […]

Personal Finance and Loyalty

Saturday, April 9, 2016 @ 4:31 pm

Each of us has our own particular financial set-up: a chequing account and credit card with Bank A, savings account with Bank B, and investments at Bank C. In this post I will go through “bank loyalty”, the importance of having our banks work for us, and provide an outline of my personal financial set-up (which […]

Social Media and Spring Cleaning

Friday, March 18, 2016 @ 12:08 pm

My approach and philosophy towards social media is similar to the idea of supermarkets and produce. In this post I’ll go over my philosophy, as well as why I think it’s important to do some spring cleaning. I will also share a tool/app I’ve created (and made open source) which allows you to quickly clean […]

Custom Email Addresses and Upgrading to ProtonMail Plus

Thursday, March 3, 2016 @ 12:04 am

As evident from some of my past blog posts, I am pretty privacy-conscious. Mentioned before, I have been slowly migrating my more sensitive accounts (e.g. banking, retail, professional) to send email messages to my ProtonMail account instead of Gmail (because these messages usually contain my billing address, online orders, contact names/address, etc.). I’ve decided to […]

Why Everyone Should Use Signal As Their Texting App

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 @ 6:02 pm

In this post I will explain why you should use Signal as your texting app and give straightforward step-by-step instructions on how to get started and what to expect. I didn’t really find any article on the web that goes through Signal’s features and benefits, so that’s why I’ve put this post together!