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Friday, October 07, 2016

I'll Lose Nearly $0.11 in Interest

I've always found personal finance kind of fun, perhaps because I didn't find the math intimidating. You see, I have never had to work with very large numbers. Figuring out how much money is coming in and going out requires very basic competency. Yet if one is careful, calculations should work out precisely to the exact penny, although that's not a coin found in Canada any more. I do love things in life which can be made orderly and organized. I can most always give you the exact balance of each and every account.

It was with more than a little pleasure I just paid for our electricity consumption until the end of this year. The city of New Westminster has its own electrical utility. That comes from historical reasons, whereas most British Colombians pay BC Hydro directly. My city bills every other month for service. I decided to pay off our present bill and also the next one.

Queensbay Mall In Penang
Queensbay Mall in Penang, Malaysia

I should return to a zero balance almost exactly on Christmas day. We are not going to be here when the December billing comes due. So, it just seems easier to pay now, although the receipt of the invoice and payment activities all occur online anyway. There'll be one less thing to do when getting ready for Christmas in Penang.


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