Update on my job loss: I got a job offer

January 21, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  As the end of the month approaches everyone in my office is anxiously awaiting to see where our professional fate falls when our company is bought by a competitor.  We have been hanging in limbo since the announcement in September but two days ago I had an update from my boss. As […]

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January is a tough month

January 19, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  I can’t believe it’s already January 19, 2015.  I don’t know why but January is flying by this year.  It feels like just  yesterday Nick and I were celebrating New Year’s Eve and now here we are almost three weeks later.  How has January been for you? January is usually an awful […]

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Weekly roundup: Winter vacations

January 16, 2015

Happy Friday Dinks.  I have a question to ask, are you taking a vacation this winter?  We don’t have kids and we’re not in our teens anymore so we won’t be celebrating spring break.  Even so do you still feel the need to go on vacation during the winter months? I like to take a […]

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3 ways to make more money today

January 15, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, did you set a goal to earn more money this year?  Yes it’s that time of the year again.  The time when we all have a look at our bank accounts and credit card statements and think to ourselves “I’m going to do handle my money […]

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Is Amazon Prime worth it?

January 14, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, do you have an Amazon Prime account?  I had no idea what Amazon Prime was until I went on a shopping binge last month and my lovely boyfriend Nick told me to sign up for Amazon Prime. Do you love Amazon.com? Amazon is a fantastic website.  […]

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Debt is not forever! Is it?

January 12, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Our friend Jackie at The Debt Myth is starting off the New Year with a bang.  She’s on a crusade to let people know you’re debt doesn’t have to be forever.  The question I have for you is, do you think that’s true? Debt doesn’t have to be forever, does it?  I […]

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Weekly roundup: Back to work, Grandmas and Gifts

January 9, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Happy Friday!  I hope you all had a lovely New Year.  This week was back to the grind for me after a glorious 12 days off.  I spent the holidays empting our last few boxes, watching Netflix and eating way too much chocolate.  It was good times.  Trust me on Monday morning […]

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I was audited!

January 8, 2015

Yes it’s true.  I just got a notice of assessment from the federal government, almost a year after I filed my 2013 taxes, and they’ve decided I owe them money.  There is nothing more I hate than owing people money or people owing me money.  When I go to sleep every night I like my […]

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Post holiday blues?

January 7, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Do you have the holiday blues?  It’s the time of the year when you realize the excitement of the holidays is over and it’s back to your normal routine.  For me this kicks in every year around mid January.  It’s starts to get colder outside and we start getting snow storms, all […]

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