Pay Off Your Debt Now, Not Later


Becoming debt free is on most people's to-do lists. It's something they'd like to accomplish one day, but it's not a priority right now. I used to have this mindset when I graduated from university. Back then, getting out of debt was a "one-day" priority. Then I got in a car accident and my … [Read more...]

July 1st Net Worth Update!


Happy July 1st Everyone! I hope my Canadian friends had a great Canada Day, I know I sure did. I spent a very frugal day visiting Citadel Hill (free on Canada Day) and going to the beach, followed by a barbecue at home. Couldn't have been better! Of course, Canada Day put my blogging schedule off … [Read more...]

Reader Survey Results


On Friday, I drew the winner of the personal finance book giveaway (it was, 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...]