Monthly Archives

October 2014

  • Weekend Reading – Spooky Halloween edition

    Happy Halloween everyone. If you are going out Trick or Treating tonight, make sure that you stay safe by making yourself easily visible in the dark. We will be spending this…

  • Dying to be me

    I read a lot of books in my spare time. Although most of my readings are on personal finances and investing topics, occasionally I read novels and other non-fictional books. I…

  • Five frugal moving tips

    Mrs. T and I spent this past weekend moving from our old apartment to our new house. The moving itself went really smoothly and was much faster than I expected. It…

  • 5 frugal ways to save on grocery bill

    As human beings, we all need to eat food to continue our everyday lives. Avoiding food for a few days and our bodily functions will shut down completely. I’m a firm…

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    Weekend Reading – packing edition

    Although this week was a short work week, it actually felt more like a 7 day work week. Good thing it’s finally the weekend! This weekend will not be spent lounging…

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    Recent buys – Suncor and BP

    If you have been following the stock markets, you know the markets have taken a beating over the few weeks. Due to the dip, the value of our dividend portfolio has…

  • How much is your entertainment costing you?

    During lunch today, a bunch of my co-workers were talking about TV series that they’re watching. Discussions about the different TV series soon followed. “House of Cards is a grittier version…

  • 6 ways to save money on baby items

    Before Baby T’s arrival, I always wondered why people say raising kids is one of the most rewarding things in life. Now I’m a dad, I finally understand the reasons. It’s…

  • Secrets to a happy and frugal life

    As humans, our thinking system governs how we live our lives. To be happy in your life, you need to have a positive thinking system. Having a positive thinking system is an…

  • September dividend update

    It’s October, that means there are only 3 more months to go before we wrap up 2014. For our household, October also means that Baby T will turn one year old! It’s hard…

  • Weekend Reading

    Wow it’s October already and that means we will be moving to our new house in less than 3 weeks! I can’t wait!  Although Mrs. T and I love the city life,…

  • 3 frugal ways to save on electronics

    Look around and you will see that electronic gadgets are everywhere. In a developed country like Canada and the United States, almost everyone has a phone and almost every family has a…