Money, Rental properties

To Be A Landlord Or Not To Be?

To be a landlord or not to be? I always wanted to own rental properties but it looked a little scary.  Then several years ago, I decided it was time to make the jump. No point in talking about it if you are never going to do it . It wasn’t the best time for… Read More To Be A Landlord Or Not To Be?

Blogging

Are You A Blog Addict ?

On Saturday mornings I used to enjoy a cup of coffee while having a nice “catch up” chat with my kids or partner. Life is usually very busy during the week so the week-end is the ideal time to catch up on everything. But now, as soon as I wake up, all I want to… Read More Are You A Blog Addict ?

Money, Monthly Money Reports, Saving Money

Grocery Budget – October 2017

Just finished updating my October grocery budget and I can finally see some real progress! Keeping track of my expenses by category is a tedious process but it is very rewarding when you make progress. Hopefully I will reach my goal in no time and move on to better things. You can’t save money if… Read More Grocery Budget – October 2017

Money, Monthly Money Reports

Income, Expenses And Goals Update – October 2017

October was a good month for growth! Here is my Income, Expenses and Goals Update for October 2017: FI (Financial Independence) INCOME This is the income I will rely on once I finally reach Financial Independence (FI).  Dividend Income Dividend income is slightly lower this month due to the timing of some of the quarterly… Read More Income, Expenses And Goals Update – October 2017

Life

How My Husband’s Depression Changed Our Lives Forever

This Saturday is my husband’s 50th birthday. My kids and I will celebrate his birthday the way we have for the last four years. We will hike in the woods to where we buried his ashes, share stories about their dad, laugh and cry a lot. Then we will tie each of their birthday notes… Read More How My Husband’s Depression Changed Our Lives Forever