Tag Archives: Retirement

Forget About Retirement and Live the Good Life Now

Retirement is a word I have been hearing all too often since our move out to the country last year. “So like, are you guys retired now?” “I wish I could live the Good Life like you guys.” “Some of … Continue reading

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Brian, My Guardian Angel

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How Much Do I Need to Retire on September-Style Spending

This year’s September was a drastically different experience from the last one. Whereas last year the month was spent slogging it out in the city, working 9 – 5 (or much more) at my day job, going out after work … Continue reading

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Renting Your Home

 My original title for this post was going to be “An Ode to Airbnb”, but then these rental services come and go, and although airbnb might currently be the flavor of the month, it won’t always be, and I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Avoid Burning Bridges, and Life’s Decisions Become Ctrl-Z-able

After last week’s incredible response to my Contribution to Society post (thank you very much to all who shared!), I had to think long and hard about how to follow up with another good one to keep peoples’ interest piqued. And … Continue reading

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The Dollar Army

After my recent change in lifestyle (the one where I now try to live a much more enjoyable life on a daily basis), the issue of personal finances (both spending and earning) have not so surprisingly risen to the forefront … Continue reading

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RRSPs and TFSAs and Margin Accounts… Oh My!

I would like to demonstrate in this post what I think is a pretty fair comparison between the three types of accounts, and why in my opinion, it is most likely better to just go with a straight-up Margin Account … Continue reading

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Wake up, Spend Money, Go to Bed, Repeat

Have you ever stopped to figure out how much money you blow through on a daily basis to keep up your current lifestyle? I don’t mean glancing over a spreadsheet of the month’s debit or credit card transactions, or acknowledging a … Continue reading

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