Weekly roundup: Debt, NYC and Waffles

March 27, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for the weekend.  Sleeping in and waffles is what’s on my agenda over the next two days.  If the weather continues to cooperate maybe I’ll get outside and go for a walk…maybe. I probably shouldn’t admit this but there are some weekends that I […]

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Save money with these home renos

March 26, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  It’s officially spring, well it is on the calendar anyways, and that means it’s prime time for the real estate market.  Home owners around the country are getting their homes ready to be put on the market and hopeful home buyers everywhere are looking for their dream home. Are you looking to […]

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The time I almost broke up with my boyfriend

March 25, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  As always I’m being a little bit dramatic, I didn’t actually almost break up with my boyfriend of fifteen years, but we did have a discussion about his recent financial decision.  Last week my boyfriend Nick bought the new Samsung Edge smart phone for $650.  Actually he pre-ordered the phone and it […]

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What I learned from my taxes

March 23, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  I just finished my taxes.  Yes that’s right I spent Friday night doing our taxes and it gave me a huge headache.  I finished our taxes, took two Tylenol, watched Shark Tank and went to bed at 10 pm.  Yes I know you’re jealous of my extremely exciting life. You probably want […]

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Weekly roundup: The IRS & Being Cheap

March 20, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Can I ask you a question, do you spend more or less money on the weekends? I’ve noticed that I spend way less money on the weekends because Nick and I usually just stay in.  I don’t have the costs of travelling to and from work or the costs of eating out […]

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3 types of insurance you may not know about

March 19, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Have you ever been up late and night watching infomercials and saw a ridiculous product and thought to yourself, I can’t believe people spend money on that?  Well I had that realization last week about insurance. Remember I went to New York City at the beginning of March? While I was there […]

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Canada vs. USA: Banking

March 18, 2015

Good morning Dinks..  I just got back from another great trip in New York City.  As you know I had a very hectic February and my extra long getaway to Toronto turned out to be more business than pleasure.  To say that I was relaxed when I came home would be an understatement because I […]

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How do you feel about risk?

March 16, 2015

Maybe you said I’m afraid of it.  Maybe you said I need more context before answering.  Or maybe you said I love it.  So which one are you?  Think about your day yesterday, did you take a risk on anything?  I personally don’t like to take risks, or at least I don’t think I do. […]

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Weekly Roundup: Friday the 13th

March 13, 2015

Good morning Dinks and happy Friday.  I’m back from my long weekend in New York City and I’m getting back into my routine.  Has spring fever hit you yet?  We had a lovely warm spell over the last few days and it’s been great, but today it’s cold again.  Oh well it’s the weekend and […]

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