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Book review: The Index Card, by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack

The Index Card. Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated. Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack. Penguin Random House, New York, 2016.


The authors converged their experiences from  journalism (Helaine Olen) and academia (Harold Pollack) into the worthy effort of demystifying the world of personal finance for everyone’s benefit. 766 more words

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Surviving the slump: how to save money on a limited income

Saving money may be the last thing Albertans want to do amid a rising unemployment rate in the province, but there are certain habits you can change to deal with the economic stress. 426 more words


Money Makeover: Success-ish

January was a good month for our money makeover. I was able to sock away a huge chunk, despite some earlier-than-expected expenses. We kept a handle on our everyday expenses for the most part, going over budget in some areas, under in others, so it all balanced out. 626 more words


YNAB 2016 Budget App Review

YNAB (You Need a Budget) is the best budgeting system I’ve ever used. But – I won’t be subscribing. This is clearly not a sponsored post. 761 more words


Merging two incomes: Yours, Mine and Ours

Money is a sensitive topic for many of us. Many couples that I know preferred to keep their take home pay separate and some keep money secrets. 689 more words

Planner Refills & Inserts

Payment Routine

In my last post “Logging Your Payments“, I gave an overview of a spreadsheet that I used for a couple years to track my payments to all my creditors. 659 more words

Household Budget