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I Picked up the Broken Ceramic Pieces

“Thoughts create our feelings. Feelings drive our actions. Actions create our results” Happy Friday Friends! Beautiful sunny day in Toronto. Perfect day to do some early spring cleaning, organizing and even more “settling in” at our new townhome. At the beginning of the month we moved from our 1 bedroom basement apartment to a muchContinue Reading

“Let’s Talk!” Starting a Podcast – pt 2

Hi Friends! Thank you for checking out this post on Starting a Podcast, with Amanda Narula. If you haven’t read pt 1 – you can read it HERE! As mentioned in pt 1 – I was fortunate enough to be asked to join Amanda Narula and Shriya Dayal, as a guest speaker on their podcastContinue Reading

“Let’s Talk!” Starting a Podcast – pt 1

So it is a rainy Thursday in October, the perfect kind of day to cozy up with a nice warm blanket, old movie and the perfect cup of tea. Or should I say…Chai?! A little while ago I was fortunate to be interviewed on the podcast “Hold My Chai”. Started by Shriya Dayal & AmandaContinue Reading

Part 3: Love, Money & Marriage.

So here we were, planning our lives and talking about everything good we wanted to do. But like most relationships, the longer you are together the more your flaws start to show – those true colours that we so often like to keep hidden away in the beginning of a relationship. Not always a badContinue Reading

365 Days Gratitude Challenge

Hello and happy Wednesday! Almost at the end of September and already feeling that urge to refresh, rejuvenate and re-start. I have been thinking about my mindset for a while now, and trying to learn ways to stay more positive, more grateful and just generally more happy. I catch myself somedays feeling easily frustrated, irritatedContinue Reading

About the Author

Welcome to Compound Dreams! What I do. All through high school & University I placed a strong focus on the food service industry. When I met my partner Stanley back in 2015, he introduced me to the world of Real Estate & Investing! From serving plates to –> Real Estate, I have recently joined StanleyContinue Reading

What is the Difference Between an A Lender and B Lender?

Hello! Welcome to a quick lesson on the ABC’s of Lending. Growing up, all I knew were the usual suspects when it came to banks. Canada’s Big Five Banks: Toronto Dominion (TD), Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank), Bank of Montreal (BMO) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). I rememberContinue Reading

“Let’s Talk!” Investing in Stocks

Hi Everyone! Happy Sunday I hope you have had an enjoyable and productive weekend. I am super excited to be able to share this post with you all. This is our first post in the “Let’s Talk!” Blog Series. The Q & A for this post was with an old friend and colleague (let’s callContinue Reading

25 TIPS: To Change your Spending Habits

Hi Friends! It is a beautiful sunny Saturday and I’ve been busy working on a post to give us all some Financial Motivation. Here are 25 (low cost or NO cost) Tips to help you Change your Spending Habits. If you’ve been to Compound Dreams before, you’ll know that I am all about changing yourContinue Reading

A Catalyst for Change

WHAT HAS BEEN HAPPENING IN THE WORLD? I’ve been asking myself this very question over the past few weeks. Ever since my cousin sent me the video of Ahmaud Arbery being chased down, shot and killed. This shooting precedes the death of Breonna Taylor, who was shot by police officers, in her own home. AndContinue Reading

JV on the Rocks, Please!

Well, now that I’ve got your attention, in this post I will briefly be covering Joint Venture (JV) Agreements. But feel free to pour a drink and enjoy the read! JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENTS: WHAT THEY ARE, HOW THEY WORK & HOW THEY CAN HELP YOU Joint Ventures (JV) are agreements between 2 or more partiesContinue Reading

“Let’s Talk!” Blog Series

Hi Everyone! I am so excited to tell you about the upcoming posts series that we are working on at Compound Dreams. We will be talking to our friends, family, colleagues and peers about their experiences with investments and finances. We will have talks with: Real Estate AgentsMortgage BrokersMortgage SpecialistsPrivate LendersReal Estate InvestorsStock Investors AndContinue Reading

Simple Steps to Planning

Hello and Happy Friday! This is my very first post on the topic of planning. This post is simple, to the point but will be elaborated on in future posts. For now I just wanted to share our steps to planning and achieving our goals. My partner, Stan, is a very systematic person. His decisionContinue Reading

Daily Practice of Gratitude and Appreciation

Hi Friends! Before we start, let’s take a moment to list 3 things that we are grateful for right now… For me, while I am about to write this blog my 3 things are: 1. The time I have to write2. My son, Benny3. The lovely BBQ I have planned for lunch today The thingsContinue Reading

15 Daily Habits: Kick Start Your Plan for Change

At Compound Dreams we are firm believers in creating good habits that will help to propel us into the people we want to be. Daily habits are often small, easy to create/start and are things we can actively work on. The great thing about daily habits is that you can start them NOW. No waiting,Continue Reading