My first money management skills

money management skills, finances, handling money, Net worth update, net worth
A special thanks to TD Canada Trust for today’s sponsored post. I didn’t really start thinking seriously about money until I was 21 or so.  Before that, I had the nebulous idea that saving was good, but debt was normal, and taking care of my money meant balancing those two things.  I had already done my part by racking up a lot of debt, including over $10,000 in credit card debt and several...

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Preparing your home or condo for winter

Preparing your home or condo, winter readiness, winter-proof home
In case the cooler weather and growing number of Christmas decorations didn’t tip you off – winter is coming.  That means it’s time to get your home ready for the cold weather!  The lower temperatures and increased moisture levels can wreak havoc on your home and wallet, so it’s best to be proactive.  Here are a few areas of home maintenance that can help get your house or condo ready for...

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Updates: Oct 26 – Nov 1

European trip, Prague, personal financial blogs, finance blogs to read, finance blogs, personal finance
I’m back! The European trip wrapped up earlier this week, so you’re stuck with me for the updates again. Every time I travel, it momentarily inspires me to put more effort in to learning languages. When I travel to a place, I want to be a local. I hate most touristy things and despise being thought of as a tourist. I have perfected the covert map check, just so I don’t stand out. A...

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