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millennials can't buy books because #gardenspicer said so : your daily distraction...you're welcome

millennials can't buy books because #gardenspicer said so : your daily distraction...you're welcome
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #53 • View online

Millennials Can't Buy Homes Because They're Wasting All Of Their Money On Avocado Toast
It wasn’t long ago that our client Susan Daley, was interviewed by CTV about a surprising study stating that over 40 per cent of millennials are spending more money on coffee than on retirement… She even made a video about it, where she compared the indulgence to the popular financial term known as the Latte Factor: People who mindlessly spend small amounts of money on everyday small purchases, popularized by David Bach.
Today an Australian millionaire, Tim Gurner is making headlines for shaming those same ‘trendy’ millennials for spending $19 on smashed avocados. But there’s always two sides to the story, as covered by the National Post, Canadian millennials may as well be enjoying their avocado toast and Starbucks unicorn frapps, because let’s face it- we’re never buying a house in today’s market!
In all seriousness, when you’re ready to rethink your spending, make sure to check out Your Money, Your Choices with Susan Daley for simple investment advice.
Bonus: Here are a bunch of Millennials reacting to this “news”.
But seriously avocado toast is pretty tasty
But seriously avocado toast is pretty tasty
McDonald's Canada Is Now Offering Canadian Books With Happy Meals
Starting May 16th the fast food giant, McDonald’s, will be offering Canadian kids the choice between a toy or a book when they get a Happy Meal. They have also started a social media campaign urging Twitter users to post #Shelfies (pictures of their bookcases) and tag them with #OwnABookGiveABook. For every use of the hashtag McDonald’s has pledged to donate a book via First Book Canada, an organization that combats literacy issues by giving kids in need access to books. All kids deserve the right to #ReadMore! Huffington Post Canada
Share your shelfie to help kids who can't read good (I had to make the obvious Zoolander reference)
Share your shelfie to help kids who can't read good (I had to make the obvious Zoolander reference)
New Instagram Update Looks Very Familiar
The latest news in the battle of Facebook vs Snapchat, sees Instagram completing its copy of the latter’s platform with the introduction of face filters. Is anyone else surprised it took them this long? Mic
Because you needed to see more flower crowns on Instagram...
Because you needed to see more flower crowns on Instagram...
Victoria Woman's 'Garden Spicer' Goes Viral
Don’t be surprised if, in the coming days, you happen to spot White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer peeking out from behind a bush near you. What began as a bit of whimsy on the part of a Victoria, B.C., woman to poke a little light hearted fun at Spicer’s occasionally comedic foibles is now trending on social media. Have you seen one yet? The Toronto Star
Sneaky Spicey
Sneaky Spicey
Someone Said Avril Lavigne Was Replaced By A Clone And Now Everyone Is Freaking Out
This week, the conspiracy theory that Avril Lavigne died and was replaced with a clone has gone viral again. The story goes that Lavigne hired a lookalike called Melissa Vandella to distract the paparazzi for her. Then, the theory goes, Lavigne apparently killed herself in 2003 at the peak of her career. After that, the double was brought in to pretend to be her, so that her brand would continue. This has spawned many memes about celebrities being replaced by clones which you can check out here. BuzzFeed
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