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Sarah

Blog Info

Name:
Smile & Conquer
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Budgeting, Investing
Start Year:
2015

Blogger Bio

Location:
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Financial Advisor

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Latest Blog Posts

This week is a little bit different, and I’ve got a guest post for you guys from my friend Miranda. Miranda Post is a writer, connector, traveller and mom based in Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii. Miranda is equally passionate about travelling and eating (we have that in common). When she’s not working in public relations, you can find her exploring British Columbia’s back roads and bays, in... ...
Posted: Dec 13 2017 @ 1:57 PM
To buy or not to buy…that is the question of the season. Every time the holidays roll around there is this debate about how much you should spend. There are the naysayers that don’t buy gifts and choose to celebrate in other ways. Then there are those who spend like crazy people and end up battling debt well into the New Year. And, of course, you have those of us ...
Posted: Dec 06 2017 @ 1:57 PM
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have now come and gone, and now that we’ve got that crazy out of our systems we can start to focus on the holiday good stuff. First, though, I want to take one second to humblebrag about how my Christmas shopping is officially done. Anyone else fully embrace Black Friday and Cyber Monday to finish off their Christmas shopping' Some may call that a personal... ...
Posted: Nov 29 2017 @ 12:57 PM
I am lazy. There are very few things that sound better to me than ordering in dinner, pouring a glass of wine and sitting in front of the TV to binge watch a new show. Even if I make plans, I very often dread them until I’m actually out the door and on my way. I know this about myself. I will put things off until the last possible second…you ...
Posted: Nov 22 2017 @ 5:57 PM
This post is inspired by one of my favourite fellow finance bloggers, Lily from The Frugal Gene. She writes a recurring series about her frugal wins and frugal fails, and it got me thinking about where I spend and save my money. You guys know that I’m not going be winning any awards for my frugality, I’m a bit of a spender. I counteract those spendy habits by finding things I’m... ...
Posted: Nov 15 2017 @ 12:56 PM
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Posted: Nov 08 2017 @ 12:56 PM
Christmas is supposed to be fun. Families getting together, exchanging gifts, sharing laughs, and eating way too much…good times. If you’re struggling to make ends meet though, Christmas... (Click title to read more) ...
Posted: Nov 01 2017 @ 1:00 PM
A few weeks back we packed up the car and headed to the mountains for the long weekend (it was Thanksgiving for us Canadians). There’s nothing unusual about that. We’re lucky to have both... (Click title to read more) ...
Posted: Oct 25 2017 @ 1:05 PM
There is nothing I recommend more to people wanting to understand their finances more than a budget. Seriously, it is an essential first step. Budgeting, Really? Yes, really! What’s the first... (Click title to read more) ...
Posted: Oct 18 2017 @ 1:03 PM
Confession: I hate math… And right now you’re all sitting there thinking ‘But Sarah if you hate math so much then how the heck did you end up working in finance and writing a blog... (Click title to read more) ...
Posted: Oct 11 2017 @ 8:05 PM

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