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  • Hello world!
    on Mar 11, 2010 in Uncategorized
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • I Cut The Cable And Unplugged The TV To Save Money!!!
    on Mar 2, 2010 in Debt Management
    A few months ago I wrote that one of the ways to save money in my life was to unplug the television but I morphed into a Frugal Fraud and did not follow through with it. Well on Sunday this week I noticed that I had not watched television for the las...
  • The New American Express SPG (Starwood) Credit Card
    on Mar 2, 2010 in Budgeting
    It’s no secret that I am a big fan of the MBNA spg credit card.  With SPG and MBNA parting ways, I have been waiting in eager anticipation what the new replacement would feature.  It was speculated that American Express would take over the C...
  • To Succeed Financially, You Must Know Yourself
    on Mar 1, 2010 in Budgeting
    There is no one way to wealth. Financial success isn’t about picking the right stocks or buying into the right financial philosophy. There are many a great financial mind that has written a book or given a seminar on how to get rich. To succeed...
  • Feb 2010 Net Worth Update (+1.54)
    on Feb 28, 2010 in Budgeting
    Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey February 2010 Net Worth Update. There was a small market correction in late January/early February but the market is still as resilient as ever bouncing back above the 50 day moving average.  As a result, my por...
  • 5 Ways To Spoil Yourself While On A Budget
    on Feb 28, 2010 in Debt Management
    When most people think of the word budget they immediately think of deprivation and having no fun. They look at a budget as a restriction on their current life, instead of a plan for spending that allows you to have better life in the future. I love...
  • 5 Ways To Spoil Yourself While On A Budget
    on Feb 28, 2010 in Debt Management
    When most people think of the word budget they immediately think of deprivation and having no fun. They look at a budget as a restriction on their current life, instead of a plan for spending that allows you to have better life in the future. I love...
  • Feb 2010 Net Worth Update (+1.54)
    on Feb 28, 2010 in Budgeting
    Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey February 2010 Net Worth Update. There was a small market correction in late January/early February but the market is still as resilient as ever bouncing back above the 50 day moving average.  As a result, my por...
  • Monthly Financial Update: February 2010
    on Feb 27, 2010 in Debt Management
    I am proud to say that I came out in the black again this February to the tune of $362.23, despite all the extra spending and debt payoffs for the month.. It could have been higher but I sent an extra snowflake payment of $555 to a credit card on top...
  • Monthly Financial Update: February 2010
    on Feb 27, 2010 in Debt Management
    I am proud to say that I came out in the black again this February to the tune of $362.23, despite all the extra spending and debt payoffs for the month.. It could have been higher but I sent an extra snowflake payment of $555 to a credit card on top...
  • Tracking My Finances In 2010: February Week 4
    on Feb 26, 2010 in Debt Management
    I have decided to post my weekly spending for the previous week on Fridays so you know how my cash has been flowing for the week. Please note that I get paid on the last day of the month so my cash flow net effect will usually be negative until the l...
  • Tracking My Finances In 2010: February Week 4
    on Feb 26, 2010 in Debt Management
    I have decided to post my weekly spending for the previous week on Fridays so you know how my cash has been flowing for the week. Please note that I get paid on the last day of the month so my cash flow net effect will usually be negative until the l...
  • Platus Awards, Cheap Acts, Selling Wine and More Links
    on Feb 25, 2010 in Budgeting
    Million Dollar Journey was nominated for the best Canadian personal finance blog in the new Platus Awards.  If you have a moment, vote for your favorite blogs here. Cheapest thing you have ever done @ Canadian Money Forum Selling Wine – Almost Lik...
  • Platus Awards, Cheap Acts, Selling Wine and More Links
    on Feb 25, 2010 in Budgeting
    Million Dollar Journey was nominated for the best Canadian personal finance blog in the new Platus Awards.  If you have a moment, vote for your favorite blogs here. Cheapest thing you have ever done @ Canadian Money Forum Selling Wine – Almost Lik...
  • 5 Ways to Reduce Financial Clutter
    on Feb 24, 2010 in Budgeting
    1. Pick a bank, any bank I’ll confess, we have too many bank accounts.  Our main chequing account is at one bank.  Our RESPs are at another.  My RRSPs through work are with one financial institution and my husband’s are with another.   It’...
  • 5 Ways to Reduce Financial Clutter
    on Feb 24, 2010 in Budgeting
    1. Pick a bank, any bank I’ll confess, we have too many bank accounts.  Our main chequing account is at one bank.  Our RESPs are at another.  My RRSPs through work are with one financial institution and my husband’s are with another.   It’...
  • How to Get FREE Manufacturers Coupons
    on Feb 23, 2010 in Budgeting
    My last guest post (How I saved 70% off my grocery bill) received many comments in regards to how I was able to find so many high value coupons to reduce your grocery bill. This article details how I was able to receive these high value coupons. The...
  • QuickTax Platinum Download Review and Giveaway
    on Feb 22, 2010 in Budgeting
    With tax season ramping up, the online tax preparers are out in full force!  Last week, I reviewed the popular UFile, this week, it’s QuickTax Platinum, the download version (link).   QuickTax offered to giveaway 5 copies of QuickTax Platinu...
  • 6 New Credit Card Rules
    on Feb 22, 2010 in Debt Management
    So today February 22, 2010 the new rules for credit cards went into effect. What does this mean for you? Well in general the new rules help to protect customers better and should help you to pay down your debts even faster. 1. No New Rates On Old Deb...
  • 10 Ways to Save Money on a New Car
    on Feb 21, 2010 in Budgeting
    I know all the arguments for buying a used car. Most personal finance writers will tell you that buying a two year old car with low mileage is the best way to go. I agree with them but those two year old, low mileage, accident free vehicles are har...
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