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Sick Finance
Early Retirement, Kids, Single Parenting, Family, Budgeting, Investing, Minimalism
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Hope everyone enjoyed a nice Labour Day weekend! For those who do not know the drill yet, this is where I update my net worth every month. I do this to show how just stashing away a bit of cash each month can actually grow to become something quite substantial. I also do it to ... The post Sick Update – August 2019 appeared first on Sick Finance. ...
Posted: Sep 05 2019 @ 4:37 PM
Summer is halfway done! Because I am still in a summer time mood, and because I just wrote an in-depth post a couple of weeks back looking at my finances under a microscope to see how I saved 60k in a years, I’ll be keeping this update short (like extremely so). After all, July was ... The post Sick Update – July 2019 appeared first on Sick Finance. ...
Posted: Aug 08 2019 @ 2:02 PM
I hate cleaning. Truly, if there’s anything I could avoid, it would probably be that. I don’t thing I’m alone in that. I actually had a conversation about cleaning a couple weeks back with a good friend of mine. He suggested to get myself a cleaner. For a $100 a week, the cleaner would leave ... The post Be Weary of Free Lunches appeared first on Sick Finance. ...
Posted: Jul 24 2019 @ 10:56 AM
Back in September, I wrote a post about robo-advisors. My goal was trying to find the easiest way to get started for someone who’s never invested before. I knew about robo-advisors and how they are basically trying to take some of the complexity out of investing. But I never actually used one. so I decided ... The post First 10k with Wealthsimple appeared first on Sick Finance. ...
Posted: Jul 11 2019 @ 10:50 AM
While my first post isn’t a year old yet, I’ve officially tracked one years’ worth of savings on this website! So how did I do after these twelve months? Well. In a year I’ve managed to save…. (drum-roll) $60,080.80 Anyone else find that symmetry oddly satisfying? But you didn’t save 60k, only a small portion ... The post How I saved 60k last year appeared first on Sick Finance. ...
Posted: Jul 06 2019 @ 1:17 PM
HAPPY CANADA DAY! (Or happy return-to-work-day after Canada Day) I hope everyone ended up having a great time, for all the Canadian readers out there that is. I spent my whole weekend trying to get my kids as tired as I can get them to keep them manageable. School is done for summer and it’s ... The post Sick Update – June 2019 appeared first on Sick Finance. ...
Posted: Jul 02 2019 @ 1:36 PM
The last bit of May and the first half of June have been really busy. I had to do quite a bit around the home. I fixed and poured new concrete columns for the house, then worked on my car to remove some of the rust that started showing (last winter was terrible for that). ... The post Sick Update – May 2019 appeared first on Sick Finance. ...
Posted: Jun 14 2019 @ 11:41 PM
Well, I’m halfway through explaining how I got to 100k by 25. When I started this topic, I thought all my backstory would fit in 1 post. Then I decided to break it into 2 parts. Now I realize that it’ll be more like 4…. I guess this helps to understand how G.R.R. Martin must ... The post Survival Bias – Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Everything I Say appeared first ...
Posted: May 02 2019 @ 4:05 PM
I was so excited going into this post! At first, it t looked like I would actually be posting the update on the first day on the month. Turns out I missed it by a day… Anyways, For anyone who doesn’t know by now, this is where I post my monthly updates that tracks my ability ... The post Sick Update – April 2019 appeared first on Sick Finance. ...
Posted: May 02 2019 @ 3:55 AM
Welcome to part 2 of how I saved 100k by 25. Part 1 looked at some of the realizations I made as a kid that probably sowed the seeds of my wealth building. Maybe I’m trying to read too much into it, but it all seems relevant looking back at it now. Part 2 covers ... The post How I saved $100k by 25 – Part 2: The Lost Years appeared ...
Posted: Apr 25 2019 @ 7:50 AM


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