Kristina

5 things that are worth the cost as I get older

May 25, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, is your taste evolving as you get older?  Mine is.  I can’t decide if it’s out of necessity or out of maturity but either way I find myself spending money on things that I normally wouldn’t spend money on. Do you spend more money now than […]

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Weekly roundup: I had a breakdown in Bed, Bath & Beyond

May 22, 2015

Happy Friday Dinks.  We are about to get in to the difference between men and women when it comes to home decor, shopping and mental stability.  Earlier this week Nick and I decided to take a trip to Bed, Bath & Beyond so we could finally start decorating our apartment. We’re starting to decorate our […]

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Are you underpaid?

May 21, 2015

Are you?  Take a second and really think about the question.  If you go to work every day and give it your best effort are you really being paid what you’re worth?  I think most people would say no.  Even those who are self employed may think they’re not always paid what they’re worth. Maybe […]

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What would you tell your younger self about money?

May 20, 2015

Do you ever wake up, look around and think how did I get here?  I had my AH-HA moment earlier this week.  I woke up Monday morning in our king size bed, in our 1100 sq ft apartment and thought to myself I can’t believe I live here. I’m grateful for everything I have I […]

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How to Set Smart Financial Goals

May 18, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, do you have goals?  I told my co-worker that I really want to go to Italy but it just never seems to work out.  She asked me why I’ve been planning and saving for so long to which I replied “Because it’s one of my goals.” […]

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Weekly Roundup: My Credit Card Was Stolen

May 15, 2015

Happy Friday Dinks.  It’s definitely a happy Friday for me because I’m off work.  Monday is a holiday up here in Canada and I decided to take a nice little extra long weekend and tack on the Friday.  Isn’t that nice?!  For the first time in a long time I am staying put for my […]

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Crash Course: Mutual Funds for Beginners

May 14, 2015

If you’re thinking about investing there are a ton of options out there on the market.  The choices of where, when and how to save your hard earned money can be overwhelming.  The key to being successful at investing is to start simple.  You don’t want to rush into something if you’re not comfortable and […]

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4 Reasons to Quit Your Job

May 13, 2015

Leaving your job is a big step, it can be both exciting and terrifying at the same time.  I made a complete 180 degree career change in my 30s so I know this to be true.  Are you considering a career change?  Maybe you want a new challenge, maybe you want a change of environment […]

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4 costly mistakes when selling your  home

May 11, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, are you selling your home this year?  I have a friend who put her home on the market three months ago and she has yet to receive an offer.  To say she and her husband are defeated would be an understatement.  They want to grow their […]

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