Joint credit cards: Yay or Nay?  

June 23, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Let’s talk about your relationship and your money for a moment, shall we?  Is your money better than your spouses?  The odds are that one person in a relationship has a better off financial situation than the other.  Both may be good or both may be bad, but either way they are […]

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Weekly roundup: Relaxing and taking a break

June 20, 2014

Good morning Dinks and Happy Friday.  I am spending the weekend relaxing and taking a needed break from everything in my life from bills to cooking.  Over the next few days I am going to break out of my routine and just lay around and do nothing.  Do you ever do that? Enjoy these great […]

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Loyalty cards and rewards are moving to your Smartphone

June 19, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I have some big news to share with your today…I finally got an iPhone.  Yes that’s right it’s 2014 and I just got my first iPhone.  As you may remember I am Canadian, a country ruled by Blackberry.  Most of my family and friends have a Blackberry so any other type of […]

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Stop lying to yourself about your credit cards 

June 18, 2014

  Good morning Dinks.  As you may remember I am a reformed spend-a-holic. Actually I should say that I’m a reformed credit card user.  I used to whip out my credit card without even thinking about what I was doing.  With just a little swipe of a card I was completely ruining my life, but […]

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The 5 Most Interesting Destinations In Turkey

June 17, 2014

Turkey is one of the most fascinating places in the world. Turkey’s location as a connection point between Europe and Asia and the influences of the various empires throughout history that have thrived and expired within the borders of the country have given Turkey a culture all its own. Within the borders of Turkey, there […]

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Here’s a little story about my little bag

June 16, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Boy do I have a story for you this morning.  You won’t believe what happened to me.  It’s been a few weeks and I still can’t believe it.  Actually that’s not true,  I can definitely believe it happened because it’s definitely something I would do.  It’s what happened afterwards that I can’t […]

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No Amount Is Too Small To Save

June 15, 2014

Lots of people get their hands on small amounts of money (5 or 10 bucks) , but not everyone saves these smaller amounts.  Why not?  For some people its because it seems like too small an amount to really influence our financial future.  We think, “Whats the point of denying myself a lunch sandwich, a […]

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Weekly Roundup: Birthdays, Luck and the 13th

June 13, 2014

Happy Friday June 13 Dinks.  Today is my sister’s birthday, she’s turning 31 years old.  My, my how time flies.  I can’t believe my little sister is 31 years old.  It seems just like yesterday we were playing restaurant and making pizzas out of Play-Dough.  Now we both live with our boyfriends, have full time […]

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Are you afraid of retirement?

June 12, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I am 33 years old and  can’t wait until my retirement.  Almost on a monthly basis I look at my employer’s retirement calculator to make sure I’m still on the track to retire at 61 years old.  I look at the contribution amounts into my retirement fund, I look at my employers […]

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