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Albert

Blog Info

Name:
Stretching My Money
Category:
Millennial
Tags:
frugality, investing, saving, FIRE, early retirement, millennial
Start Year:
2017

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$120,000.00
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Age:
20s
Race:
Asian
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Public Sector
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Latest Blog Posts

February in Toronto frankly has been appalling. Several winter storms. Freezing cold. Limited daylight. But I suppose the upside in all of this is that being kept indoors really limits your chance to spend money unnecessarily. This February, I sent a low-spending record of $1846.53 for a savings rate of 75%! Here’s what that looked … Continue reading "February 2019 Financial Update" ...
Posted: Mar 04 2019 @ 9:11 AM
I’ve been so positively anti-home ownership for the longest time. I write about how it’s a thing your parents tell you to do with no understanding of today’s reality or how I’d rather buy a good mattress instead. I’m so anti-house, I laugh at those spending hundreds of thousands on dinky properties within the city. Until … Continue reading "We Bought a House (Almost)" ...
Posted: Feb 18 2019 @ 6:00 AM
A very late update – but I’ve been ultra-busy. New job, new hobbies (I blame you free Xbox I won from work!) have kept me away from reflecting on my finances. Bad, eh? In January, I spent $1869.07 for a savings rate of 73.36% with a net worth gain of $12,707.28. Yes – that’s absolutely huge, … Continue reading "January 2019 Financial Update" ...
Posted: Feb 16 2019 @ 5:52 PM
2018 was a good year. If I had to sum it up into a top 3, it was 1) quitting the public sector and getting a new job, 2) traveling to BC, and 3) learning about  unintentional lifestyle inflation. From a financial perspective, 2018 was a phenomenal year. Specifically: Increased annual savings rate from 62.42% … Continue reading "2018: A Personal Finance Year in Review" ...
Posted: Jan 07 2019 @ 9:33 AM
A record month of spending and saving! ...
Posted: Dec 10 2018 @ 9:16 AM
My career has not developed in the way I initially imagined. Let me explain: I started out in the arts and the entire time I used to proudly declare: “I’m going to change things! I’m going to make this business more sustainable and accessible for everyone!” That passion drove me to work in an arts … Continue reading "I quit my cushy, safe, government job." ...
Posted: Nov 26 2018 @ 9:04 AM
Making more = Splurging more. ...
Posted: Nov 19 2018 @ 10:40 AM
Slowing growth. ...
Posted: Nov 12 2018 @ 8:52 AM
Mattress not included. ...
Posted: Oct 29 2018 @ 8:20 AM
Life is hard. Between keeping your financial head above water, living in the moment, and simultaneously saving for the future, there are so many variables you have to manage. Do you buy that thing because it’d be nice to have? Do you stay in a lesser hotel to save a few dollars on your trip? … Continue reading "Dear Saver: These are the Forces That Work Against You" ...
Posted: Oct 22 2018 @ 8:00 AM

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