Category Archives: Financial

2012 Year-end Financial Review

Well, this wasn’t one of our good years in terms of building our net worth. Few key points/reasons: We had the Bear come into our life in April! That meant 8 months of Michelle being on EI …reduced income We … Continue reading

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2012 Goal setting

Ok here they are, my list of personal goals for 2012. At the very least i will accomplish all these goals, if not more. They are also lised on my GOALS page so i can easily refer to them and … Continue reading

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2011 Goals Recap

Well, now that 2011 is over, I can look back to the goals i set for myself at the beginning of the year and see how i did. Since I started writing down my goals, it’s been easier to look … Continue reading

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Changing to HSBC..the world’s local bank

What is up with the big banks these days? Canadian big banks anyway? I’ve been a loyal customer of CIBC for many years now, we have our personal accounts there, i moved my mortgage there recently, AND i was planning … Continue reading

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SOLD! DOM 3 days..

Done deal. Our first home is officially sold, and we’ll be moving into the next place in December. All i can say is, this market, or at least our neighbourhood is HOT. Listed on MLS last Monday 7-8 showings the … Continue reading

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Liberals are promising to boost RESPs…yay?

Ok really, i’m not very ‘active’ in following politics and am really one of those voters that don’t actually vote (because what’s my 1 vote really going to change right?)..but i came across this article and found it interesting for … Continue reading

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2011 Q1 Financial Update

I like to keep track here of how we’re doing financially, without any actual numbers. Make sense? It’s all about percentages baby, increase or decrease from the last quarter, and from the beginning of the year. That’s all we’ll need … Continue reading

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2011 Financial Checkup

New year, new beginnings, and one item that I’ve started (in the past couple years) to take a big interest in, is our financial standing and overall health. Obviously ‘pre-Jack’, we had a pretty good amount of money to play … Continue reading

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2011 Goals…not resolutions

Did you set your goals for 2011? I did. I’ve read that one of the best ways to motivate you to work towards your goals is to write them down and place them where you can see them every day … Continue reading

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