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Tracking 2015 - The Halfway Mark

 Well, another financial year is done and dusted.  More importantly, I have reached the halfway mark of tracking our variable spending.

Here are the totals so far: 127 more words


B*!ch better have my money; raising a spoiled dog on a budget

Many intelligent people warned me about supporting a dog on a PhD salary (no, it’s not the 6 figures I know you thought it was). To them I said “who needs a new phone/car/wardrobe when you have the undying love and companionship of your own sooky greyhound?”. 784 more words


July 3rd, 2015

Hey guys!

So today was an adventure like usual. We had to get up early to deposit a check and some cash into my account before Kent went to work. 324 more words

Goals Update June 2015

Update for June 2015:

Brokerage Investment Goal:

  • June Investments contributions were $1026.09
  • YTD Investments contributions are at $6027.03
  • Outlook: Green – everything’s on track.

Roth IRA Investments Goal: 94 more words


Summer spending could leave your budget burned 

WATCH: Racking up summertime debt is easier than you think

Soaking up the summer? Make sure it doesn’t drain your wallet. According to a poll by CIBC, forty percent of Canadians say summer is the most expensive season of the year. 298 more words


Lines of Credit

If you want a smart loan option, consider a line of credit, which has some great benefits. Lines of Credit (LOC) can be a budget-friendly solution compared to alternatives like credit cards. 537 more words


Budgeting 101

Having graduated with my Masters, starting a new job (my first real adult job), and finally moving out for good, I faced a new challenge: making sure I live within my means. 969 more words