You guessed it — time for another one of my “Investing Ideas” posts! In my continuing quest to find good places to invest excess cash, I’m always searching for interesting stocks, funds, REITs, ETFs, bonds and preferred shares to potentially buy.Read more
I’m sure you’ve seen those ‘Top 5 regrets of the dying” posts online. They’ve certainly done the rounds on the internet, and those things certainly seem like legitimate regrets someone might have on their deathbed after a lifetime of a busy career and keeping up with the Joneses…Read more
In my opinion, summertime is the best time of year. The weather is nice and I get to spend my time taking the kids to swimming lessons, bbqing outside, and just enjoying life not bundled up under 3 layers of clothing.
I ‘ve definitely been enjoying this summer and haven’t been spending nearly as much time in front of the computer like I usually do…Read more
Hi folks! It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything here, but I haven’t abandoned the blog! We’ve simply been on vacation for the past week and completely without internet access!
Normally I like to travel to locations with internet access, but I’ve been completely unable to post anything for the past week. It was a real “unplugged” family vacation…Read more
Everyone likes to think they’re normal. We wake-up every single day and tell ourselves this little white lie of normality.
“I live a normal life. I work a normal job. I earn a normal income. I live in a normal home and save a normal amount of money. Life is pretty good”
Why do we tell ourselves this lie? I think it’s because being normal is comfortable. No one criticizes normal…Read more
Wow, the time sure flies! We’re half-way through July already! That means it’s time for one of my monthly “Investing Ideas” posts!
In my continuing quest to find good places to invest excess cash, I’m always searching for interesting stocks, funds, REITs, ETFs, bonds and preferred shares to potentially buy…Read more
Are you tossing and turning at night worrying about negative shareholder equity? Does this accounting anomaly fill your thoughts, robbing you of a good night sleep? Does your significant other turn to you and say in a sultry bedroom voice, “Oh darling, tell me about the negative shareholder equity again…”
No, probably not…Read more
On June 28th of this year, I passed something of a milestone. I have now lived over 1000 days without a paycheck. It’s the longest period in my adult life that I’ve gone without a single paycheck from an employer.
Through the application of a frugal lifestyle and careful management of our investments, we’ve been able to live a pretty incredible life during these 1000 days…Read more
There are some months when everything in life just comes together. Income is high, spending comes in low and everyone has a ton of fun. Those months you just can’t help but say to yourself, “I’m winning at life!”
Then there are other months when the car breaks, the roof leaks, you lose your job, and the dentist sends you a big-assed bill…Read more