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Montreal Trip Budget Breakdown

Montreal Trip Budget Breakdown

| September 15, 2014 | 25 Comments

September long weekend my HB and I, plus two of our friends, went on a trip to Montreal, and finally, several weeks later, I’ve gone through our expenses to see how much it cost us. Usually when we travel we have a specific budget that we keep in mind. It’s usually lose and never too […]

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Blog Love – TIFFing It Up and Running for a Cure

Blog Love – TIFFing It Up and Running for a Cure

| September 12, 2014 | 14 Comments

Happy Friday everyone! It sure has been a busy week for me. The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has been in full swing, and since I’m such a huge movie buff I’ve definitely been spending quite a few hours at the cinema this week. Besides that, I’ve been getting ready for my trip to FinCon […]

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How to Manage Money with Your Freelancing Partner

How to Manage Money with Your Freelancing Partner

| September 8, 2014 | 32 Comments

So many great topics and questions were brought up at Blonde on a Budget and I’s money talk meet-up last week, but one of them that got stuck in my brain was how to best manage money with your partner, especially if they are a freelancer with unpredictable income. When asked what my HB and I […]

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Blog Love – Falling in Love With Money Again

Blog Love – Falling in Love With Money Again

| September 5, 2014 | 27 Comments

First off, I just want to give a big thank you to Cait from Blonde on a Budget for letting me co-host her money talk meet-up this week at Tangerine! I won’t lie, all day before the meet-up I was so nervous. I didn’t know who would show up, if anyone would even know who I […]

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Blog Love – Windfall, Scotiabank Visa Sucks, and Montreal!

Blog Love – Windfall, Scotiabank Visa Sucks, and Montreal!

| August 29, 2014 | 24 Comments

I know, I know, two Mondays in a row without posts. I’m a terrible blogger! But honestly, I haven’t had that much to say lately. Ok, well I do actually have a few things talk about in today’s post, but there is a good chance I won’t have a post ready to go for next […]

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Blog Love – Mini-Vacation and Getting Ready for September

Blog Love – Mini-Vacation and Getting Ready for September

| August 22, 2014 | 22 Comments

I can’t believe it’s almost the end of August! This summer has seriously flown by. But despite the bizarrely cool weather and no being to take a vacation, this summer hands down trumps last year’s. To be fair last year I was living in a tiny sublet apartment, unemployment with my new husband, and kind […]

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Blog Love – Meet-Up With Blonde on a Budget

Blog Love – Meet-Up With Blonde on a Budget

| August 15, 2014 | 32 Comments

I’ve got some really exciting news to announce! My good friend Cait from Blonde on a Budget asked me to co-host a personal finance meet-up with her in Toronto this September and you better believe I said yes! She already did one in Vancouver and it was a massive success so I am just thrilled that […]

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Why I Would Never Invest in a Pre-construction Condo…Again

Why I Would Never Invest in a Pre-construction Condo…Again

| August 11, 2014 | 11 Comments

Hi everyone! Today I’ve got a guest post from fellow Toronto personal finance blogger Lisa Colalillo from Lisa in the City. She’s going to talk about her experience buying a pre-construction condo and what she learned along the way. Since real estate investment is something that I’m considering in the next few years (how could I not […]

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