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Sick Finance
Early Retirement, Kids, Single Parenting, Family, Budgeting, Investing, Minimalism
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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I was 25, alone, recently divorced, and with two kids when I bought my house It was also a bit rushed. I was in India when the landlord of the house I’ve been renting for over 5 years sent me a notice that I would have to move out of the house. By the time ... ...
Posted: Jan 14 2019 @ 5:37 PM
Happy New Year everyone! Hopefully 2019 will be a great one. My head is still groggy from all the turkey that I ate during the holidays, but I figure I should get this update done before I drag it out to much. For the newbies here, this is where I track my net worth in ... ...
Posted: Jan 10 2019 @ 6:09 PM
2018 is almost done! In less than two weeks from now, we’ll be gathered with loved ones to welcome in the New Year. Huddle up with all your friends and let the champagne flow, this is one of the best nights of the year. But don’t be fooled, even with everyone else in the room, ... ...
Posted: Dec 20 2018 @ 6:08 PM
I think we can all agree that Pixar’s Up is a truly amazing film. Especially that Carl and Ellie montage. It’s pure gold. Probably one of the best 4 minutes of animation clip. That little clip is better than most full length features. But there’s always been one thing about that really bothered me about ... ...
Posted: Dec 05 2018 @ 2:55 PM
And just like that, the last semblance of Fall seems to be gone. Everything outside is white now. Temperatures dropped to lows of -25. Hot cocoas were made last night. December is here. And with it, my update from the last month. If it’s your first time here, this is where I post my progress ... ...
Posted: Dec 03 2018 @ 3:51 PM
Housing is the biggest expense for most people. So how much should it be? There’s really no right answer. A general rule of thumb is around 30% of income, but that makes little sense if your income is either really high or really low. Still, in most cases, 30% seems about right. Even the government ... ...
Posted: Nov 30 2018 @ 11:45 AM
So, you read some of the posts about investing and now want to give it a try? Problem is, it seems like there’s not enough money flowing around to give it a real go. To help out, I’ll be publishing a series of posts throughout this week and next to help figure out where the ... ...
Posted: Nov 09 2018 @ 2:24 PM
For those that are new, this is where I update and post my net worth each month. I do this to track my progress towards retirement by 40 and to show how significant 1 month can be, even if it looks like a blip in time. October is usually a pretty great month. The colours ... ...
Posted: Nov 01 2018 @ 11:12 PM
Welcome to Sick Finance! I’m still not sure how to describe this thing. The best I can say so far is I’m seeing it as an open letter to my kids for when they are ready to go on their own. You see, by the time I’ll be 40, both my kids will be adults. ... ...
Posted: Oct 25 2018 @ 11:47 AM
Sometimes, you don’t know what to do, so you wait. Not sure what major to switch into for the third time, whether you should move across the country for that new job, of if you should finally start that business? Just coast for a bit. It’ll come to you. Sometime, hopefully. Either way, waiting feels ... ...
Posted: Oct 19 2018 @ 5:07 PM


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