Sweet Savage Love: Earth Hour Edition

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Sweet Savage Love is a weekly post where I get a chance to share my favourite blog reads and inflict my love of romance novels on you, dear reader. Every Saturday or Sunday, I’ll link to my work on the internet, my blog loves and a Harlequin you’ll probably never read. Enjoy! Happy Saturday everyone! […]

Telematics Insurance: Big Saver or Big Brother?

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Telematics Insurance, or Usage-Based Insurance as it’s sometimes called, is a new addition to the insurance market here in Canada. If you happen be a young driver or live somewhere excessively urban, chances are you’re paying extortion-level rates for the privilege of driving. While you might have railed against your fate of $2500 insurance premiums, […]

Clean All the Things: National Spring Cleaning Week

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That’s right folks! It’s National Spring Cleaning Week (NSCW) this week. I had no idea it was NSCW until the radio told me on Monday morning. Regardless, most of you are probably familiar with the concept of spring cleaning: you see the sun shining and are overtaken with the urge to organize, arrange and rid […]

The Power of Nope: Save your money!

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Have you ever seen one of those ‘Nope’ memes? Here’s one below: I love nope. Nope is probably one of the most powerful words in the English language – and it’s only one syllable. Saying nope is an important part of establishing boundaries and differentiating you from me. There are lots of reasons why nope […]

Get Rich Slowly Guide Wk 3: Money & Happiness

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I’m a big fan of Chris Guillebeau and his Unconventional Guides series. I love his unflagging optimism and his appreciation for the weird and wonderful ways people find meaning in their lives. Recently, he teamed up with J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly (GRS) fame and put out a GRS Guide for purchase on his […]

Get Rich Slowly Guide Week 2: $750 extra a month!

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I’m a big fan of Chris Guillebeau and his Unconventional Guides series. I love his unflagging optimism and his appreciation for the weird and wonderful ways people find meaning in their lives. Recently, he teamed up with J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly (GRS) fame and put out a GRS Guide for purchase on his […]

Unconventional Guide to Getting Rich: Wk 1

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I’m a big fan of Chris Guillebeau and his Unconventional Guides series. I love his unflagging optimism and his appreciation for the weird and wonderful ways people find meaning in their lives. Recently, he teamed up with J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly (GRS) fame and put out a GRS Guide for purchase on his […]