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Smile & Conquer
General Finance
Budgeting, Investing
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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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
Are you saving money every month? If yes, where does that money go? Into a savings account at the bank or into an investment account like a TFSA, RRSP or trading account? Do you buy stocks, mutual... (Click title to read more) ...
Posted: Oct 04 2017 @ 4:00 PM
I have a bad habit of spending money online when I’m bored, and this becomes more noticeable when the weather cools down, and I spend more time indoors (browsing the internet). Anyone else have... (Click title to read more) ...
Posted: Sep 27 2017 @ 11:55 PM
The recent Equifax hack has plenty of people concerned about identity theft and curious to know what steps they can take to keep their information protected. I’ve been lucky (knock on wood) and... (Click title to read more) ...
Posted: Sep 20 2017 @ 4:00 PM
Hey guys, I know I don’t usually have a post for you on Mondays, but I wanted to stop by today with a quick update about this Equifax breach. By now you’ve likely heard about how Equifax... (Click title to read more) ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 2:55 PM
There has been a trend going around in the personal finance community recently, and that’s creating your money map. This all stems back to two bloggers (Apathy Ends and Budget on a Stick) who... (Click title to read more) ...
Posted: Sep 13 2017 @ 8:00 AM
Do you know what would happen to the money you have invested with an investment advisor or in your savings account at the bank if the institution were to go under? Chances are this isn’t going... (Click title to read more) ...
Posted: Sep 06 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Have you ever had a moment as an adult where you've seriously considered moving back in with your parents? This could have been because of a job loss, or a break-up, or because you just wanted to get serious about paying off debt or saving money. Or maybe you've never jumped ship to live on your own. With the increasing costs of renting or buying a home, it's becoming more ...
Posted: Aug 30 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Marriage... That wonderful institution where you commit yourself, for better or for worse, to another person for the rest of your life (well, in about 50% of the cases). I'm not against marriage...not at all. But I was also never the little girl who dreamt of her wedding day. I wasn't some sort of feminist super-child. I played house, and with Barbies, I guess I just never considered ...
Posted: Aug 23 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Maybe you're sitting there looking through credit card statements and bank transactions wondering how the heck you got yourself into this financial mess. Or maybe you think you're on the right track but not quite sure what you need to work on next.Today I'm going to break your finances down for you into 10 steps, so you have a coherent plan (and a fun little infographic) to follow. The system ...
Posted: Aug 16 2017 @ 6:00 PM


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