My journey towards financial independence by buying assets and being frugal

Income & Expenses: May 2017

Posted on June 4th, 2017 | Comments: 0

May was an out-of-the-ordinary month for me. On the income side, not only did I get 3 paycheques last month, but I also got a bunch of back pay as well. Consequently my salary income was through the roof (if I only I could make this much every month!). Fortunately, there’s not a whole lot to report […]

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Income & Expenses: April 2017

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 | Comments: 0

Although April was a while ago, I thought I’d update the site a bit to talk about what happened during that month. As you’ll see, April was an expensive month for me. There were a couple reasons for this. Unfortunately, this had the effect of decreasing my yearly saving rate (by quite a bit). On the flip side, […]

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Income & Expenses: March 2017

Posted on April 17th, 2017 | Comments: 2

… and here’s the last of the my missing monthly statements. As you can see food is still big problem for me. Wish there was an easy way to fix this! Thanks for reading.

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Income & Expenses: February 2017

Posted on April 17th, 2017 | Comments: 0

Just catching up on some of my missing monthly statements. Here’s the one for the month of February 2017. Thanks for reading!

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Income & Expenses: January 2017

Posted on April 17th, 2017 | Comments: 0

I know I said I wouldn’t update this blog anymore, but I thought I’d post here from time to time. Here are my figures from January 2017. Thanks for reading!

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What’s going on with this blog?

Posted on March 1st, 2017 | Comments: 1

Hello everyone — I’m still alive! No worries on that front. You probably noticed (if you’ve been visiting this blog lately) that I haven’t been updating it very much since the new year. I’ll let you in on what’s been happening. As some of you may already know, I’ve been blogging about my financial voyage […]

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Interview: Mustard Seed Money

Posted on January 17th, 2017 | Comments: 2

MustardSeedMoney.com started less than a year ago and since then has quickly become one of my favourite FIRE blogs. The author (who has chosen to remain anonymous) has been writing new and interesting articles almost every other day like clockwork on a variety of topics, like student loans and diamonds. How he finds the time to […]

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Income & Expenses: December 2016

Posted on January 1st, 2017 | Comments: 2

December has come and gone, which means a new year is upon us! On my end, the passing of December also means that I’ll soon be waking up from my SAD induced coma that makes me the laziest person on earth. It’s amazing how sunlight (or lack thereof) can affect a person’s mood! This probably […]

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Alternative Housing Ideas: Pros and Cons

Posted on December 19th, 2016 | Comments: 7

Here’s a topic that’s been on my mind a lot lately: housing. If you were here last month, you probably saw that I almost bought an old, dilapidated house last November. The idea was to fix it up cheaply and just pay off the mortgage as fast as I could. That way I’d have a place […]

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Should I Sell Everything?

Posted on December 14th, 2016 | Comments: 3

The often repeated investment strategy of “buying low and selling high” is one that everyone already knows. It sounds so simple you’d think even a four year old could do it. But anyone with a modicum of investing experience knows this isn’t always the case. Obviously it would be easy to do if it were possible to know when stocks, or […]

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