How Much Money Do You Have Left?

When was the last time you had no money left? I mean that, literally. NO MONEY. Nothing in your bank account. Nothing in your wallet. No emergency $20 hidden under your mattress. Nothing in a piggy bank or the cup holder in your car. Nothing until payday – which could …

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Are They Just Dimes?

I find dimes on the ground all the time. Especially since they phased out the penny a few years back, here in Canada. Occasionally I’ll find a nickle or a quarter. But 99% of the time, I find dimes. Exciting stuff, I know. My husband always humours me when I …

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What’s $1 Worth To You?

It was one of those cold, rainy days where winter couldn’t decide if it was coming or going. The freezing rain felt like it could turn to snow any minute, and the ground was one giant slush puddle. Despite the weather and my lack of owning proper winter boots, my …

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How I Spent Nothing This Christmas

The average Canadian plans to spend something like $1,500 around the holidays (between gifts, travel, food, decor, etc.). Unfortunately, the average Canadian doesn’t budget for this expense and soon find themselves starting the new year in debt. I somehow managed to survive the holiday season without spending a dime. Well, …

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My Debt Story: How I Ended Up With $62,000 in Debt

October marks my one year anniversary of discovering this wonderful personal finance blogging world! As if that wasn’t enough to celebrate, WordPress also tells me that this is my 100th post! To mark these momentous occasions, I thought it was high time I got real with you guys. As a …

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