$500 Challenge – Progress Report 3

This past week has been very slow for the $500 challenge. To read more about the $500 challenge, go here. I made $22. Not great. My eBay item did not sell this week, so this was a sale of 3 items on Facebook Marketplace. I’m debating if I should start including CC cash back rewards and Savings interest, but I kinda feel like that’s cheating. Sooo I’m just going to focus on bonus cash above and beyond those things. Continue reading “$500 Challenge – Progress Report 3”

Semi-Weekly FIRE Report – Mid July, 2019

Since I haven’t done a semi-weekly FIRE report since this one back in JUNE, I figured it’s about time to HOLD MYSELF ACCOUNTABLE and get back on the FIRE bandwagon.

One thing I like about doing the weekly reports (or semi-weekly, or occasional) is that it forces me to look back and really think about what I’ve been doing, if anything, to propel myself to FIRE. The fact is, I’ve been at this for almost 10 months, and that means I need to see progress. MORE of it. DEMAND MORE! Continue reading “Semi-Weekly FIRE Report – Mid July, 2019”

$500 Challenge – Progress Report 2

Hidey ho good blog readers!

Here’s hoping you’re having a fantastic summer (or winter, for those Southern Hemisphere types). I’m having a blast working my a$$ off at the actual day job! If you’ve not picked up on it yet, that’s sarcasm, I literally hate the daily grind, hence my main reason to shoot for FI. Continue reading “$500 Challenge – Progress Report 2”

$500 Challenge – Progress Report 1

Hi All! As you may have read in my previous post, I gave myself a $500 challenge to make $500 in 3 months. The challenge started July 1st, and will finish on September 30th, 2019.

Once I reach my goal, I will take that money, combine it with my $500 I’ve already saved from my allowance, and put the money in my self-directed investment account. Hurray! Continue reading “$500 Challenge – Progress Report 1”

Exciting News for T!

Hello blog readers. I have some exciting news. Recently I was given the opportunity to be interviewed on a brand new podcast called Explore FI Canada!

Explore FI Canada logo with maple leaf
Explore FI Canada Podcast

The podcast was developed by a trio of wonderful individuals:

To support this new and exciting initiative, please download and listen to the podcast on your preferred device, and give it a stellar rating!

I’m very excited to listen to future episodes. For now, you can hear an introductory episode with the ExploreFICanada hosts, and an interview episode with yours truly.

Thank you for your support!



The T on FIRE $500 Challenge – Are You READY!?

Here’s the thing.

If you’ve been reading my blog you know that I haven’t been saving much during my aggressive debt obliteration. I’ve been frustrated that I cannot fund my brandy-new TFSA Questrade account to try my hand at investing due to the $1000 you need to have laying around. What am I, a thousand-aire? Sheesh.  Continue reading “The T on FIRE $500 Challenge – Are You READY!?”

Month 9 FIRE Report – June 2019

Welcome to the Month 9 FIRE Report!

G’day blog readers. 9 months. Takes that long to make a human. And apparently to make a slightly better financial outlook. Here’s the deets on Month 9 of attempting FIRE! Continue reading “Month 9 FIRE Report – June 2019”

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