How my attempt to Reduce Waste is Saving me Money

For the last several years, I’ve been attempting to reduce amount of waste we send to the local landfill. This started long before I decided I wanted to accelerate my path to financial freedom. Really it was borne out of a deep love of nature and our earth. What small things can I do to improve our collective situation? Continue reading “How my attempt to Reduce Waste is Saving me Money”

CHALLENGE $1000 2020 – Make $1000 extra in 2020!

a banner for the $1000 challenge

As you may recall, I did the “make $500 challenge” back in the summer of 2019. The purpose of the challenge was to make enough extra money to fund my new Questrade TFSA. Now that that’s done, I’m challenging myself to make $1000 extra in 2020 over and above what I accounted for in my annual income forecast in order to bump up my savings rate for the year. Hurray! Continue reading “CHALLENGE $1000 2020 – Make $1000 extra in 2020!”

Monthly FIRE (Financial Independence) Report – January 2020

Welcome to another installment of the monthly FIRE (Financial Independence) report! This report details activities in my 16th month on my journey to Financial Independence. Continue reading “Monthly FIRE (Financial Independence) Report – January 2020”

I’m getting a bit of extra taxes back for 2019…for the first time ever.

Here in Canada, you can deposit money into your retirement account before March of 2020. You can then deduct the amount on your taxes. If you’re a Canadian reading this, you are likely aware. Continue reading “I’m getting a bit of extra taxes back for 2019…for the first time ever.”

Hello Fresh vs. Good Food Meal Kits Review 2020

Subscription meal kits are ALL THE RAGE these days. I’ve always been someone who enjoys cooking, but doesn’t have sufficient time to do it as well/often as I would like. A friend gave me a free box promo for 2 different services for me to try, and who can say no to free, yummy food?? Continue reading “Hello Fresh vs. Good Food Meal Kits Review 2020”