|I love everything holidays; the ridiculous holiday-themed decor, people in faux Santa beards and elf costumes casually walking around the city streets, festive holiday parties, giving thoughtful gifts, and stuffing my loved ones full of food and warm boozy drinks (preferably with whipped cream on top). As you can probably tell, I can quickly lose…
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|Photo Courtesy Pexels.comI’m noticing an alarming trend in my neighborhood, an abundance of relatively new homes for sale after only a few years of occupancy.; I get that sometimes life circumstances like job relocation, financial hardship, bad neighbors (anyone have the neighbor that decorates their lawn for every occasion-Christmas, Halloween-okay Houston Texans games…' Really'!).I live in a new master planned community near Houston, TX (thankfully we weren’t victims of Hurricane ...|
|Home ownership seems to be one of the more polarizing topics in personal finance. Should you rent or should you buy' Are you throwing your money away if you rent' Should you pay off your mortgage early' (We cover that topic in our Raging Mortgage Debate post). Is your home an investment, or just a […]
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|For our annual visit to a children’s home this Christmas season, my frugal mom, who is multi-skilled and multi-talented, opted to do a short talk on saving money for kids. … More Personal finance for kids ...|
|From branch closures and smaller drive-through formats to more ATMs than bank tellers, it’s clear that traditional banking as we’ve known it is rapidly changing. While the 65 and older generation is finally getting comfortable completing transactions online, the youngest generation has moved on to mobile devices. Overall, an American Bankers Association survey from September […] ...|
|Maybe it is fear of the Fed, maybe it is the distraction of cryptocurrencies reaching for infinity. Whatever the issue, speculators in precious metals are in rapid retreat as net long contracts dropped to levels not seen in 4 to 5 months. Source: Oanda’s CFTC’s Commitments of Traders In an earlier post, I discussed the […] ...|
|Financial Advice from some of the Biggest Names in Music* A lot of people have a lot to say about money. This post brings you some excellent financial advice, through song, from some of the biggest names in music. Happy listening! “We just watching Netflix, she ain’t got no cable, okay though” – Chance the […] ...|
|AT&T Inc. (T) just declared $0.50 quarterly dividend. This is an increase of 2.0% from $0.49. I own 148 shares, so this will increase my annual dividend income by $5.92 to $4,585.34 I updated both my Passive Income page as well as my Portfolio page to reflect the changes. My Thoughts: In the month of October and November, I was buying […]
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|This post may contain affiliate and/or promoted links. Please read our disclosure for more info. 2017 is nearly over and, as of this writing, Christmas is just about here. Unfortunately, this festive holiday season has a sneaky little way of depleting our bank accounts – no matter how frugal we tend to be the rest of the […]
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|Declutter: What to Toss, Donate, Recycle, Reuse & Sell Do you struggle with clutter' Do you keep trying to remove it from your home but it keeps coming back' I know that feeling all too well! Decluttering became much easier once I knew what to toss, donate, recycle, reuse and sell. I’m sharing those items belowRead More
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|Hey Gang, Christmas is fast approaching, it’s the season of gifts and sharing. My favourite gift to receive is dividends. I truly love being paid just to hold on to shares in a company. Passive income for November Source Passive income Dividends £6.05 Bank £0.00 Property Partner £6.78 Rate Setter £1.50 Other £4.39 Grand Total £18.72 …
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|Since taking control of my finances I have developed an obsession with checking my investments every day, reading every article about retirement and investing that pops up on the Wall Street Journal website, and watching CNBC’s Squawk Box morning as I get ready for work.; Is this unhealthy' Are there other investment junkies like me out there'; Are there support groups available'; Is my husband planning the intervention'; Well I ...|
|We’ve used Mint, Intuit’s free online budgeting software, for over seven years. I used it before Mr. Steward and I got married, and it has been our go-to app since.… Continue reading "Why We’re Breaking Up With Mint" ...|
|About a week and a half ago, a wildfire known as the Rye Fire came close to our home. Although our house is fine and we are OK, we did suffer some damages. Here is the casualty list: Microwave: completely fried and in need of replacement. Tankless Water Heater: circuit board and blower motor in […] ...|
|In this post I look at How To Buy Bitcoin and Other Digital Currencies with a Coinbase account. Bitcoin, Ethereum, LiteCoin, and other digital currencies underpinned by block chain technology are all the rage right now. I must admit that right now, I’m on the fence about Bitcoin, Ethereum and the other digital currencies derived […]
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|Is 2018 the year you finish your financial resolutions' Jon Acuff’s book, Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done has some surprising principles that will vastly increase your success. I talk about three of them in this video: The Day After Perfect, Cut Your Goal in Half, and Make it Fun if You Want it Done. […]
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|Does your winter wardrobe need a little sprucing up' Fear not! We've found 12 of the latest trending looks in cold weather fashion. Most importantly, none of them should break the bank.
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|8 days away from Christmas and time becomes available to learn new cash generating strategies. Several months ago I started to learn options investing. You can read my reasons about learning Options Investing in the Blogpost Why I start LEARNING a NEW INVESTING STRATEGY : OPTIONS During the past months, I wrote several update of my […]
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|Heute nutze ich den Beitrag um einmal aufzuschreiben welche Aktien auf meiner Watchlist stehen, auf welche ich immer wieder mal Short Puts schreibe, wenn sich [...]
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|You’re miserable, frustrated and can’t stop ruminating about the million pound question, "Is there more to life than my life sucking corporate job!'”If you had it your way, you would quit today (or so you say). You’ve even plucked up the courage to pick the exact date of when you'll be popping champagne and telling your boss you are done...for good!;Unfortunately, as the days go by and your bravery withers, ...|
|Net Worth Update: $80,471 Woot! Officially over the $80,000 net worth barrier. After reading the Globe piece noting median net worth in Boston ($8 for US blacks vs $247,500 for whites), it puts our position in further local perspective. We’re sooo close to have $200,000 in retirement savings alone. As the year wraps up, I’ll […]
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|I have noticed quite a few new self-storage facilities being constructed in my area. It made me wonder if that many people are moving and need temporary storage, or if people have so many things they can’t keep them all at their house. I have used a self-storage facility once when I was in college … Continue reading "Obsession with things? Examining Self Storage Units." ...|
|Most of us remember being kids and, while we might have been worried about death, our lives were so long ahead of us. What they don’t tell you back then is that your childhood is long and slow, and you end up getting so excited about turning 18 and 21… then you’re suddenly 30 and […] ...|
|Please note that this article contains affiliate links, read disclosures here. My husband (aka Mr. FTD) has his one-liners and jokes that he thinks are funny. Heh. He seems to like to point out that… “Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer you get to the end, the faster it seems to [...]
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|This is part three in this series. Don’t recall the first two parts' Here ya go. Related: I’m a tobacco user – Part one Related: I’m a tobacco user – Part two So I quit smoking. There was about a week where I went through a couple of packs while I was waiting on some […] ...|
|Information is dangerous. Unless you know what to do with it that is. Just look at Anakin Skywalker. He learned the power of The Force, was a straight A student. But he took that information and drew the wrong conclusion from it. Make a few bad decisions and before you know it, you are Darth […] ...|
|1. This choose-your-own-adventure-style comic from one of my absolute favorite comics is too delightful not to share! 2. This NY Times op-ed about Omarosa being fired from the White House was pretty biting. 3. A good explainer if you were baffled by the Internet wildfire caused by the New Yorker “Cat Person” story. 4. Dylan … Continued
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|It’s that time of year! The nights are cold and dark, there are lights up everywhere, and we’re almost at the end of another year. Despite the cold and darkness it’s one of my favourite periods, not simply because of the festivities and presents, but because it is a time of reflection for me. I … Continue reading 2017 Goals Review, and New Resolutions
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|It’s intelligent behavior to see the other side of an argument in the markets because no one is right all the time and it’s easy to become blinded by our own beliefs. With this idea in mind, allow me to share some recent charts and statistics I’ve come across in recent weeks along with an...... ...|
|When I was still in residency, my financial advisor recommended that I pay off my line of credit as slowly as possible so that I could maximize my investments.; From a numbers perspective, his advice made perfect sense:; I pay prime (currently 3.2%) on my LOC, and I can earn more than prime from investments, so investing wins.; When he made the recommendation, he followed it with the prescient caveat ...|
|Hmmmm…… Christmas time. It means something different to each and everyone of us. Many people only think of Christ and what He did for us by sacrificing Himself for mankind. I ALSO BELIEVE THIS AND WILL ALWAYS HONOR AND WORSHIP JESUS CHRIST!! Others see CHRISTMAS as a time to buy EVERYONE some sort of gift … Continue reading Does the Christmas Season Cramp Your Financial Life' →
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|Review: Cullen Murphy’s Cartoon Country: My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe is a “warm and graceful memoir.” ... ...|
|As a young boy I hated when my mother would take me to the local “Helping Hands.” Helping Hands in my town was a lot of things to our small community of about 10,000 people. It was a meals on wheels, thrift store, food pantry, classes available for free on various subjects, and they always […] ...|
|Welcome everyone to my latest post in which I reveal my latest stock purchase. Back on Nov 20th I purchased Canadian Apartment Properties REIT (Ticker: CAR.UN) this was my second purchase I made from the funds I received from selling Boardwalk REIT. What I did was I replaced one REIT with two better REITs. What … Continue reading New Purchase Canadian Apartment Properties REIT ...|
| O – H ! Anyone' (The correct response is, I – O!) If you’ve never had a Buckeye candy, boy are you missing out! They are balls of sugar and peanut butter dipped in chocolate, and so rich and creamy it is positively mind blowing. We have started calling them sugar-sugar-peanut butter-butters, because that … Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Buckeyes → ...|
|Investment Free Halfway through the month of December and we still haven’t made a stock purchase. What’s happening' Well this month has been a busy month for us, as I’m sure it has been...
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|Debt has been on my mind a lot recently. Even more so now that we own a house and I am watching a monthly mortgage payment fly away at the beginning of every month. I became so frustrated with the monthly outflows, that I finally vented and challenged myself to start paying down debt as […]
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3 utility stocks I plan to buy more of in 2018 When the Bank of Canada finally declared a mini-war on interest rates in 2017 (meaning, they finally went up), some investors got spooked and the rhetoric about what stocks to avoid began. Historically, financial gurus tell investors to be selective with utilities and Real…
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|You probably found this page because you're looking to build a real estate investor website, so I'll cut straight to the chase... I ranked my website #1 on Google for the top wholesaling keyword phrase in my market in just 11 days. Yes, it took me an entire 11 days to outrank the dozens [...]
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|My pick of last week’s news is The only way to fix Universal Credit is to scrap it altogether – it’s about time people stop saying they like intentions behind Universal Credit, it’s a total shambles and improving small bits won’t change the many deeply embedded problems. Tweet of the week STEELWORKERS General advice and help: The Pensions […]
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|I first blogged about melted crayon cakes way back in 2011 but last weekend, I made a Christmassy version of them that I thought you might like to see today…. When I first made my colourful crayons, it was way back in 2011 and the kids were still fans of colouring and drawing so the […]
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|The end of the year is a time when many of us reflect on our annual goals. If you decided 2017 was the year you’d build rock-hard abs, for example, you might be glancing down to see if you achieved the washboard belly you were going for. If you wanted to lose 20 pounds, on the other hand, it’s not too hard to hop on the scale to see how that went. Of course, the ...|
|I uncover a high-quality dividend growth stock that appears to be undervalued each week for Daily Trade Alert, which is a site that focuses on dividend growth investing, stocks, and unique investment opportunities. I’ve been writing for them for years now, and they’re just great over there. Each week, I publish an excerpt of my...Read More » ...|
|A FESTIVE CHERRY ALMOND CAKE SURE TO PLEASE EVERYONE Cherry Almond Cake is a must-have fresh-baked cake in our household for the Christmas holidays. I, like lots of other people do quite a bit of home baking for Christmas but prefer to do more easy cakes and squares rather than cookies. Last week you might remember my Frosted Apple Cinnamon Rolls drenched in a silky glaze, perfect for Christmas ...|
|This study discovered one of the biggest regrets this year is not saving enough money. Here’s how to step up your game and avoid the same fate yourself.
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There is a common myth that young adults don't need life insurance.
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