youngandthrifty New Year’s Resolutions 2013

youngandthrifty New Year’s Resolutions 2013

I should probably save this post for next month, but I thought I might as well get a head start on articulating my new years resolutions for 2013... just to...
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Is LASIK Eye Surgery Cheaper Than Glasses and Contacts?

I’ve always hated my glasses.  Even after I got over the typical stigma of having frames grace my face, I still hated them.  I find them cumbersome and annoying, while...
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Should I Consider Taking a Teaching Sabbatical?

With our new collective bargaining contract getting settled recently I thought I would take a quick look through to see what changes there were from the contract I had originally...
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Is it Possible to Avoid Difficult Financial Lessons When it Comes to Investing?

I started investing about 9 years ago when I was in college.  I took a hiatus and gave up after a few years because I felt it was too difficult...
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2012 Personal Finance New Year’s Resolutions- Mid Year Review

It's always nice to take a trip down memory lane to see what sort of ambitious goals you had at the beginning of the year.  Since I like to do...
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Using Debt and Failure As Motivation

It’s all fine and well to be motivated by altruistic means, but I would argue that the top performers in most fields are fuelled by something other than the prize...
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How Much is That Wedding In the Window?

How Much is that Doggy Wedding In the Window? Every PF blogger has been talking about weddings these days.  No surprise because it's wedding season I suppose.  According to the...

9 Reasons Why I Deactivated Facebook

I saw the headlines yesterday about job interviewers increasingly asking for your password or for you to log in to Facebook during the interview and I thought sharing my thoughts...

My Worst Job(s) as a Teenager

I've always been meaning to write this post but never got around to doing it.  I'd love to hear your (traumatic) experiences as a teenager in your first or second...

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