Escaping the Rat Race
According to Wikipedia, the Rat Race is "an endless, self defeating, pointless pursuit".  Envision [more]
Values Run Deep: Trouble Spending Money
Do you ever have trouble spending money? I don't really have trouble with spending money on small [more]
I can't believe it is July already.  Time really flies when you are having fun (or just insanely bu [more]
Personal Finance Sin: Bought a New Car
I have committed possibly the worse personal finance crime you could ever ever make. And these ar [more]
YNAB versus Mint
I told a friend about Mint recently and she did some research and came to the conclusion that she is [more]
Why are Designer Sunglasses so Expensive?
I thought about this question as I was lounging and frolicking in an infinity swimming pool earlier [more]
Does Being Raised by Frugal Parents Make your More Frugal?
I was raised by frugal parents.  I didn't realize we were so frugal until I grew up and shared stor [more]
Would You Rather Have Time Or Money?
This question has been on the back of my mind recently. There are many ways in which this questio [more]
Saving Money by Shopping Online?
I was being all intelligent by listening to CBC on the radio the other day and one of the radio show [more]
What is On Your Travel Bucket List?
Obviously this post isn't about saving money or living a frugal lifestyle because it is about spendi [more]
Think Positive And Eliminate Excuses To Achieve Your Goals
I think that I have always been a go-getter and a goal-achiever.  I have always been disciplined an [more]
Young and Thrifty’s Financial Year in Review for 2013
As 2013 draws to a close, i and as I sip my rum and eggnog by myself typing away (oh goodness I love [more]
How to Help your Budget Survive the Holiday Season
With the holiday season in full swing, everyone is frantically panicking with the holiday shopping. [more]
What’s the Difference Between Being Frugal and Being Cheap?
Since I have been dating, I have seemed to have developed a heightened sensitivity to how people (we [more]
Money at 30-something
Alright alright, I'm not 30-something  yet.  Technically I am thirty now though and have bid *gasp [more]
Live Life with a Purpose
It's not too often that I get philosophical on Young and Thrifty (okay, fine, it was often before bu [more]
Why a Side Hustle is Good for You
I love projects. My life doesn't really feel complete if I'm not working on a bazillion things at [more]
Is the Nexus Pass Worth it?
After approximately 7 months of waiting, I have finally been approved for my Nexus pass.  I am just [more]
When I first heard that Zellers was shutting down and going to be replaced by Target stores, it was [more]
In many households today there are cats, dogs and other small animals that are treated just like a m [more]