Over the years, prosperity rose, quality of life improved, and life expectancy increased drastically. Life expectancy in 1900 was only 46.3 years old for men and 48.3 years old for women while just fifty years later in the 1950s, it was up to 65.6 years old for men and 71.1 years old for women. Nowadays, the probability for a baby boomer to live through his or her 80s is almost half.
In the year of 2016, we optimized our spending and coordinated multiple credit card applications to maximize our travel rewards. Over the year, we applied for multiple TD cards, each a CIBC card, multiple American Express cards, and an MBNA Alaska Airline card each. (Using these affiliate links will give you a bigger welcome bonus or cash back.)
All in all, we accumulated over 250,000 Aeroplan points, over 10 free hotel nights, and over 50,000 Alaska Miles.
This is part of our Open Book series, you can start here if you did not read our first post.
It is a new beginning. After months of research and over two dozen interviews, I am proud to announce that I finally found a new job. I applied to at least a hundred positions online and received multiple offers from some of the biggest companies in Canada.