Reader Survey Results

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On Friday, I drew the winner of the personal finance book giveaway (it was imnotarunner@gmail.com), which means the reader survey that you had to fill out to enter is officially closed. Since this is the first time I've really gotten insight into who you, my dear readers, actually are, I thought I'd … [Read more...]

My Minimalist Home

Disclaimer: Not my actual apartment.

It's now been six months (almost seven) since my husband and I moved out of our rented three bedroom house in the country and brought our lives to a two bedroom apartment in the city. The Goldfish in the Fishbowl The three-bedroom house wasn't good for my minimalist tendencies. That house was huge … [Read more...]

1 Month of Tracking My Spending

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I've been living on a budget for over four years now, and I don't know what I'd do without it. I love my budget. It tells me how much I can spend at any given time, and it takes the guess work out of my finances. Lately though, just having a budget hasn't been enough to keep my spending under … [Read more...]

How Riding a Bicycle Saves Money

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I've now had my new bicycle for about five weeks and ridden it about 65kms. I don't commute for work, so my rides mostly consist of running errands and exploring the city on weekends. I've added a few accessories to it (like a mirror and a rear rack), and there are a few more I'd like to add, but … [Read more...]