I cannot wait to be old and retired. There are many reasons for this — including the fact that I’ll get to say whatever the hell I want and no one will care. Example:
2013 Vanessa: Dammit, move your damn cart. Stop staring at the bananas. Just pick up a banana — stop hogging the [...]
I have decided to increase my allowance.
No, I haven’t taken on any new chores, nor have I been doing anything more than the bare minimum in life (sleeping, eating, breathing etc). I know that I don’t deserve an increase in my allowance in any way, shape or form but here’s the thing: I am [...]
Serendipity and Savvy Financial Latina were discussing their braces last week and I got jealous that no one was listening to my braces stories (probably because it’s been a year and a half since I’ve had braces ) and then this happened:
So here’s my story:
1980s: The dentist tells my [...]
I wanted to wait until today, the official first day of my last semester of university, to post this baby!
Anyone who knows my story knows how long this has been coming and how amazing I feel right now.
Basically, I’ve been done high [...]
How many times per month do you get paid? The answer, if you’re in America, is probably twice. In Canada, it varies between once and four times. Bills, however, are often due at scattered times of the month, and often don’t correspond with pay dates. What can you do then, to make sure that you [...]
What is an emergency fund?
Basically, an emergency fund, also known as a rainy day fund, is an account where you save money to use in the case of an emergency. An emergency can be used for anything from needing to repair your car to covering your bills while unemployed. An emergency [...]
Unless you have unlimited funds (and who are we kidding — no one has unlimited funds!) you will need to make choices about how to spend your money. Ultimately, personal finance is, quite frankly, personal, and no one should feel pressured into feeling that their spending choices are “wrong”. There is no [...]
Last week at Super C, my favourite granola bars were on sale. I particularly love these granola bars because they’re high in calories, nutritious and fill you up super fast. BF loves them also and since they were reduced from 3.59$ to 1.99$ I headed to the grocery store to grab as many boxes as [...]
I know that the internet is full of bloggers that talk about the TLC show “Extreme Couponing” but I absolutely MUST jump on the band wagon. I LOVE THIS SHOW!
Obviously, if you try to watch all the episodes back-to-back you might get a bit weary of the same formula replayed in each episode (not [...]
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