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Win BIG with Mogo and the Live At Squamish Music Festival

Prizes. Music. Awesome Experiences. If you like any of the above, you’ve gotta check out our newest contest – you could win a VIP trip to the Live At Squamish music festival, plus a whole lot more! Not only do you have a chance to win a trip to Squamish for one of the hottest music festivals of the year – where you’ll see incredible bands like Metric and Weezer – but you also get a shot at winning your very own Xbox 360, plus a Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Bundle. Still not enough? Ok, we’re even throwing some weekly prizes into the mix, like Ticketmaster gift cards, so you can see whatever show you want when you want, on Mogo! Click here to get all the details!

Saving Money In The City: Why It's Not As Expensive As You Think

Sometimes it seems like living in the city is costly. In some cases it can be; property is usually more expensive, car dealerships charge a little more inside the city limits not to mention the gas stations! Added to all this you feel more pressure to keep the same standard of living your neighbors do, because you live closer to them. Then there’re the choices… instead of having one or two options for dining out you have hundreds, or even thousands – enough really to eat out every night. Plenty of ways to go over-budget, eh? It doesn’t have to be that way though. The amount of variety available in the city works in your favor too. For every top-shelf choice there are many, many frugal choices that you can make. Let’s take a look at two of them: Free events  – You don’t find much of this outside the city limits (or at least not always the productive kind that you can take your family to.)  Cities offer festivals, concerts, and educational opportunities – all for free. Grab your local paper and see what’s scheduled for this month. I guarantee you will be surprised. The ability to