Christmas gift ideas for last minute shoppers

December 22, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  It’s December 22 and if you haven’t got your gifts yet you may be what I like to call a last minute shopper.  I know some people (OK probably most people) think last minute shoppers are all those people out scrambling to find the perfect gift on December 24th, but not me.  […]

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Weekly roundup: Income, Savings and Divorce

December 19, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  We’ve searched the web to find the best of the best of personal finance posts this week.  So dive in and start your weekend off with a little bit of finance.  On a side note that’s a picture of Boston Common.  It’s absolutely gorgeous in the winter, if you get a chance […]

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3 ways to save money this holiday

December 18, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Well we’re almost there, it’s almost time to open gifts.  I don’t know about you but my Christmas shopping is done.  I know that’s not a big accomplishment because some people like my friend Lyanne finished her shopping before December 1st and my other friend Krystal finished hers two weeks ago.  I’m […]

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Make Room for Your Furry Friends with Pet-Friendly Home Improvements

December 17, 2014

Preparing your home for new pets may mean you have to complete some pet-friendly home improvements. Not only do you want a pet-friendly house devoid of poisonous plants and potential choking hazards, but you also want construction materials resistant to the destructive nature of frenzied felines and pernicious pups. Consider remodeling ideas for pets that […]

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Yes you can. Budget that is.

December 17, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I know you think you can’t, but yes you can.  I know you’re thinking you live on only what you need, but no you don’t.  You’re probably thinking you couldn’t possibly make more cuts in your daily, weekly and monthly budget, but yes you can. We’ve all been there.  It’s the part […]

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My debt free living

December 15, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  A couple of weeks ago I confessed that now after three years of being debt free I’m in debt again.  Even though I get credit card bills at the end of the month I don’t consider myself in debt.  Why?  Because I’m not running around town buying everything and anything with my […]

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Weekly roundup: Debt, Budgets and Failures

December 12, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  It’s Friday and we’re another week closer to Christmas.  Are you getting excited yet? I am.  I love the holidays, everything about the holidays from the smell of Christmas trees and eating cookies to spending days in my pyjamas and binge watching Netflix. I know some families celebrate the holidays with a […]

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6 things you need for your next vacation

December 11, 2014

The weather is getting cold and the holidays are quickly approaching.  You may be getting ready to leave the cold weather behind and head to warmer climates for a week or two.   As you know I love to travel, I mean I really really love to get away.  I know some people like to go […]

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Venus and Mars and The Holidays

December 10, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  It’s that time of the year again; the time when everyone is making shopping lists, searching stores to find the perfect gift and waiting in line at the grocery store with all the fixings to make the perfect meal.  Well at least that’s what I hear people do during the holidays.   As […]

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