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Goals For 2017

Blogging, Goals

Goals For 2017

Welcome to 2017! I know that I’m a bit early for all the cheering but I’ve written this post in early December as I’m currently on vacation spending some quality time with my family. As usual each year, a lot of people are willing to set new goals. In fact, did you know that around 45% of …

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Financial Report November 2016 – Net Worth $11,358

Financial Report

Financial Report November 2016 – Net Worth $11,358

Another month has passed since my last financial report. Just up around a little $600 more, but that’s still a 5% increase on our Net Worth! This is still a bit slower that I would have expected but that’s still a progress. Nothing particular happened this month, except the fact that we still spent way too much …

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Wealthsimple Review – Simple Automated Investing

Investing, Saving

Wealthsimple Review - Simple Automated Investing

Traditionally, investing required some basic finance skills. Either one had to go through an investment advisor, with fees often being quite prohibitive, or one had to find and choose some funds to pickup in order to have a good overall asset allocation. Furthermore, usually advisors are available only to high net worth individuals. For the average investor, …

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Financial Report October 2016 – Net Worth $10,780

Financial Report

Financial Report October 2016 – Net Worth $10,780

Welcome to my second financial report! October is already gone and as they say “Winter is coming” … at least here in Canada! Only two months to go until the year is over and I can’t believe it’s already been six weeks since I started this website! It feels like I achieved so much, but at the …

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How To Start A Blog On Bluehost

Blogging, Extra Income

How To Start A Blog On Bluehost

A few months ago, I didn’t know anything about blogging. I was really looking for a way to express myself and for a place to share my ideas, but I had no idea how to start a blog. I really wish I had found a complete guide on how to start a blog on Bluehost before starting …

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Why You Need An Emergency Fund

Debt, Saving

Why You Need An Emergency Fund

Why is it so important to have an emergency fund? Emergencies are (unfortunately?) part of life, so should be an emergency fund. Whether it is for an unexpected medical bill not covered by your insurance plan, or in case your car suddenly breaks down. How do people plan on paying such bills without going into debt or …

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Financial Report September 2016 – Net Worth $10,375

Financial Report

Financial Report September 2016 – Net Worth $10,375

Welcome to my first financial report! Once a month I’m publishing a detailed report regarding my financial stats, in which I try to reflect over the past month – what went well or what didn’t go as planned. This also allows me to stay motivated towards the dream of being financially independent someday. My goal with these …