Money, Monthly Money Reports

February 2018 – Income, Expenses And Goals

Sometimes I wonder how I ever managed to become FI! This month was one of those times. I wasn’t frugal at all! Maybe life got in the way of saving too! Just like it did with blogging! On another note, I finally signed off on my insurance claim! Glad it is over. You can check out… Read More February 2018 – Income, Expenses And Goals

Blogging

Best Blogging Tips From The Blogosphere

Interested in starting your own blog or just looking for additional blogging tips? Not sure what to expect? Well it is not as easy as you may think and it is very time-consuming, but it can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the best blogging tips from the blogosphere. I also created… Read More Best Blogging Tips From The Blogosphere

Featured Posts, Life, Money

How I Went From Live-in Nanny To Corporate VP

I came to Canada when I was 20, I had just finished a 2 year International business program in Paris. The only way for me to get a job in my field was to improve my English skills learn English. And the only solution I could think of, was to travel and totally immerse myself… Read More How I Went From Live-in Nanny To Corporate VP

Blogging

When Life Gets In The Way Of Blogging!

This week has been so busy. Is it over yet?? I mean working full-time, being the only parent to my three kids and managing rental properties always keeps me very busy. But if you add dealing with trades and adjuster on the rental property , having my hard drive crash at work when I have tight… Read More When Life Gets In The Way Of Blogging!

Rental properties

What To Do When Dealing With A Rental Property Insurance Claim

Four years ago, I had a flooded basement in one of my rental units, some cooling system breakdown in the furnace room. It was my first time dealing with a house insurance claim. My only prior exposure to insurance claim was for my car a few years before. Somehow I forgot to check if anyone… Read More What To Do When Dealing With A Rental Property Insurance Claim

Life, Money

You Just Won $55 Million! Now What?

I was going to publish a post about my on-going rental property insurance claim, the unit with the flooded basement, but I needed a break from anything related to rentals today, so I decided to post something a little more entertaining. You Just Won $55 Million! Now, What? I stopped at the gas station on my… Read More You Just Won $55 Million! Now What?

Monthly Money Reports

Maybe I Am Not So Frugal After All! Grocery Budget – January 2018

Back in September last year, I decided to seriously start working on reducing our grocery budget, We were spending an average of $280/week and that seemed HUGE. Being mortgage and car loan free, groceries is our single biggest household expense and I am on a mission to reduce that spending. You can see where it all… Read More Maybe I Am Not So Frugal After All! Grocery Budget – January 2018

Monthly Money Reports

Income, Expenses & Goals Update – January 2018

Wow! Time flies when you are having fun! It’s already February! Here is my fifth Income, Expenses & Goals Update – January 2018: January didn’t start very well with my rentals. One of the units had a burst pipe in the last few days of December and another tenant let me know they were moving… Read More Income, Expenses & Goals Update – January 2018

Blogging

All Of Money Scrap

This is an extra post (or bonus post!) for the week to let you know about a new page I created on Money Scrap. Sometimes you may be looking for a specific post (on your favorite blog, hint hint) but can’t find it without going thru pages and pages of posts. Other times, you may… Read More All Of Money Scrap

Blogging

My Blog Is All Grown Up! It Has Its Own Blogroll!

Finally! I have been thinking about putting this blogroll together for a while but never made the time before. Well here it is. My blog is all grown up! It has its own blogroll! What Kind Of Blogs Do I Like I like when the posts are: From financially literate bloggers! Not too long. My… Read More My Blog Is All Grown Up! It Has Its Own Blogroll!