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Ask a Canadian: The Land of the Almighty Automobile

Chances are good that if you are living in the Bay Area you are going to need a car to get around. But what should you know about buying, leasing or financing a car in California? And once you get a car, what do you need to know about car insurance? Hugh Morgan shares his experiences and insights in this month's blog.

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Ask a Canadian: The hype around college

From the time your children enter school, you will be quickly indoctrinated into the discourse around post secondary education in the United States. California is no exception. But don't assume you and your child will be mired in debt all in the pursuit of higher education. There are options....

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America and Religion

"In God We Trust" appears on the American greenback and with good reason; capitalism and religion are on equal ground in this country. Here we discuss the relationship Americans have with God and their religion.

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Ask a Canadian: What's Up With American Flour?

For better or for worse, have you noticed a difference in your baking since moving south of the border? Maybe it's the flour. Canada does have bragging rights when it comes to great wheat, but that doesn't mean your breads, cakes and cookies have to suffer.

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Ask a Canadian: Decoding Bay Area Locations

Once you make the decision to move to the Bay Area you will have to figure out where you want to live. Living close to work may seem like a no brainer, but it doesn't always work out that way. We've done some of the homework for you on the different cities, towns and communities that surround San Francisco Bay. Whether they hug the mountains, dot the coastline or sprawl across the valley, these communities all have something unique to offer their inhabitants. 

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Ask a Canadian: Grocery Shopping

For some people grocery shopping is a ritual, while others see it as a necessary evil. The fact remains we must all buy food. The Bay Area has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to grocery stores. Here, we give you a lengthy list of the stores, both independent and chain, that you will likely frequent for your groceries and other sundries.

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Ask a Canadian: The Housing Market

Bay Area real estate is always a hot topic of conversation. Whether you've lived here for a while or are contemplating a move to the area, whether you rent or buy, in this article we discuss the ups, the downs, the ins, the outs and the ugly truth about the Bay Area real estate market.

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