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Day 19 Checkup

19 days into the year and it’s time for the monthly checkup to see how smoothly things are going. Besides annihilating my smoke detector this morning, things  are OK. Alberta Budget Club I suspect it will be  a failure and that’s not really an issue for me. No one, NO ONE seems to want to talk about … Continue reading Day 19 Checkup

Two Weeks In

Two weeks into living as “poor” and I’m already tired. I have a newfound respect for those living on minimum wage because being on the low end of life is not easy. At all. And I don’t think people realize this fact. With another five and a half months to go I’m learning a whole … Continue reading Two Weeks In

Alberta Budget Club

This year I decided to try and give back more. The school I started donates $5 from every class taken to the Edmonton Food Bank, but money is a different thing then volunteering your time. I always think back to the parable of giving a man a fish vs. teaching him to fish and how … Continue reading Alberta Budget Club

The $10 000 Debt

Secret confession, I’m probably not the best candidate to talk about money or  getting out of debt. Why? I’ve never had any  (debt) and have also never had any real money troubles as an adult. This does not mean that I’m 100% safe or financially secure. I could lose my job, or get injured or … Continue reading The $10 000 Debt

Building A Memorable Life

If you died of some misfortunate accident today and your name was plastered all over tomorrow’s paper, what would people find when they Googled your name? Would they find your social media, charity work, books that you’ve written, awards that you’ve gotten, or would they not be able to find you at all? And if … Continue reading Building A Memorable Life