Updates: February 5 – 11

Thursday marked a milestone for The Outlier Model – our 100th post. We’ve been at this blogging business for just over a year now – thanks for checking us out! This weekend, the Davis Cup is in town; it’s been over 20 years since Vancouver has seen world class tennis like this, and I’m lucky enough to be going to the final matches tomorrow. I am very excited – I...

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Financial Goals: 2012

Financial Fears, dreams, reality, Financial Goals
Keeping track of your goals gives you a concrete marker to aim for each year. It’s important to do this for yourself, but publishing them here keeps us honest! CF’s goals may change dramatically depending on her employment situation at the end of her degree in April.   CF’s Goals Emergency Fund: $2000 Net Worth: $0 Add $1000 to TFSA. Increase RRSP contribution to at least $100...

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Posted in: Money

Recipe Idea: Homemade Pies – Butter and Shortening Crust

Homemade Pies, pie crust
Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you and if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every month, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. Making your own pies is a great way to impress family and friends while saving money at the same time.  Store bought pie shells are often too sweet, too...

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Update: January 29 – February 4

Well, we are solidly into the period between New Year’s and Easter in which there are no holidays. I find this time to be both very productive (at work and at home) but also sometimes monotonous and lengthy. So, no poignant thoughts or long-winded outrages today – poke around the links below and you might find one though!   Brian and I pick up the occasional group deal coupon for...

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