Well, do you? Do you put money away in a piggy bank or do you make a transfer every time you get paid… or maybe you don’t believe in savings? Time to hit the poll, or comment below… I’d love to hear what you think!: Stay tuned for more on this topic next week!
Like I promised last month in I fell off the wagon… Part 1 here’s an update on how things are going between me and the dastardly creditcard. I froze* my card for a few days after last pay so I could get accustomed to not having it in my wallet. It was a strange experienceContinue reading “I fell off the wagon… Part 2”
In November of 2008 I bought a little house with no money. Why? I’ll attempt to explain my craziness. Before I bought the house I was living in the city sharing an apartment with other people, I was also going to school full-time. It was my mother who phoned me one day in September thatContinue reading “Why did I buy a house with no money?”
No, think again. It’s the week of the month where all my monthly recurring bills are due. HOW did this happen you ask? The universe thought it was being funny, that’s how. With the exception of my cellphone all my bills are paid just about half way through the month. So unlike the conventional paycheque-to-paychequerContinue reading “It’s that week of the month again…”
…..by making your own laundry detergent. I am becoming more and more aware of environmental issues, add that to my interest in personal finance and the result is home made laundry detergent. My primary motivation for wanting to make my own detergent was money, I knew that store bought detergent had a mark-up and figuredContinue reading “Saving money and getting clean…”
I have been thinking for a while about starting a blog. Every morning while having some breakfast I boot up the computer and check the local news, some forums I frequent and then move on to my favourite blogs. I’m certainly appreciative of other peoples blogs. I don’t know if I’m going to be any goodContinue reading “I suppose I’ll get the hang of this at some point…”
…financially that is. In October 2005 I got my first credit card, I used it wisely and rarely. Then in 2006 I moved very far away, maxed the credit card and paid it off in the same year. I’d learned my lesson, reduced my ever increasing limit and treated the credit card like it hadContinue reading “I fell off the wagon… Part 1”
I’m addicted to the internet. I have been thinking for a while about starting a blog. Every morning while having some breakfast I boot up the computer and check the local news, some forums I frequent and then move on to my favourite blogs. I love to read and I have learned so much already fromContinue reading “I suppose I’ll get the hang of this at some point…”
Not really sure what to write for a first post, just saying hi, this is me!