Featured Posts, Money, Saving Money

Did You Forget Your Lunch Again?

Do you read all kinds of articles on “How To Save Money”? You can’t wait to become Financially Independent and you know you need to cut back on expenses. Maybe you are targeting big-ticket items to save on (house, car) or maybe you decided to start slow and cut back on everyday expenses such as… Read More Did You Forget Your Lunch Again?

Monthly Money Reports, Saving Money

What If I Fudge The Numbers A Little? May 2018 Grocery Spending

In one of my previous posts, I received a few comments about the categories I included in my monthly grocery spending report. It got me thinking (it happens!). I do include pet food, household products and personal care items in my budget, not just food. We host a fairly large family dinner every Sunday! So… Read More What If I Fudge The Numbers A Little? May 2018 Grocery Spending

Featured Posts, Life, Money, Travel

Travel Hacking? It’s Not For Everyone!

 I called today to cancel my Scotiabank Amex card! I only applied for it 10 months ago!  So why cancel it so soon? It was my first real try at “power travel hacking” and I fail miserably! After reading so many great stories about travel hacking on various blogs, last summer,  I got all pumped… Read More Travel Hacking? It’s Not For Everyone!

Money, Monthly Money Reports

$1,851 An Hour! May 2018 Income, Expenses And Goals

Bait title? Maybe, but also a reminder that no matter how much I get annoyed with my tenants, it is a very profitable business. Of course there are ups and downs each month, but overall, the returns are good. Even if none of my properties met the 1% rule! (Not available in my area) .… Read More $1,851 An Hour! May 2018 Income, Expenses And Goals

Blogging, Featured Posts

Blog Report : The Walk Of Shame!

It is easy to write and publish a post when you are successful in you endeavors: How I went from being a live-in nanny to a corporate VP, Saving $80/week on groceries, How I reached FI without a master plan, How my daughter saved $30,000 by the age of 21 and is graduating this month.… Read More Blog Report : The Walk Of Shame!

Life, Money

Even If I Had All The Money In The World, I Can’t Bring Him Back!

Even If I Had All The Money In The World, I Can’t Bring Him Back! After the highs, the lows! Life is a constant roller coaster. I was so excited, and still am, about my trip to Australia, my work prospect and my life in general. Things are really good right now. And then, my… Read More Even If I Had All The Money In The World, I Can’t Bring Him Back!

Life, Money, Travel

Visiting Melbourne And Its Surroundings…While On Business

Visiting Melbourne and its surroundings! As promised in my previous post Would You Travel To Australia For Business? Here are the highlights of what I managed to see while on business in Melbourne with a few pics. Hope you enjoy it! First of all, weather wasn’t that great. Australia is just getting into winter now and in… Read More Visiting Melbourne And Its Surroundings…While On Business

Money, Monthly Money Reports

Finally! April 2018 Income, Expenses and Goals

April was an exciting month, nothing to do with income, blogging or steps! I traveled to Australia for business. And that was awesome!  We all have different goals and aspirations in life. One of mine was always to do an international business trip (well several if I could) and never managed to get one (U.S.… Read More Finally! April 2018 Income, Expenses and Goals

Blogging, Life, Travel

Would You Travel To Australia For Business?

Knowing when to grab an opportunity… Would You Travel To Australia For Business? Hmmm let me think! When do I leave? I was never involved with other international subsidiaries work in our company before, I tried for many years but it just never worked out. So when I received an email a month ago from… Read More Would You Travel To Australia For Business?

Life, Money

Judgement Day! Frugal Or Cheap?

It’s Friday, so let’s have a bit of fun today and keep it light. I am trying a new post format using WP Quiz and hoping it will make it more interesting for all of you. It was for me! You need to have a little fun sometimes:) This is Judgement Day! Frugal Or Cheap?… Read More Judgement Day! Frugal Or Cheap?