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How do you live frugally? List of frugality related articles.

  • Coaching service now available

    Several readers have reach out to me via email about coaching on personal finance, investing, and financial independence related topics. While I have tried to answer questions via email, most of…

  • Weekend Reading – Where’s blue sky edition

    The last few days we haven’t seen blue sky in the Lower Mainland/Metro Vancouver. Instead, we get hazy, smoky sky across the Lower Mainland thanks to all the wildfires. The sun…

  • How financially sound are you?

    Although we own 6 Canadian banking stocks,we use Coast Capital Savings for our day-to-day banking. We are happy Coast Capital Savings customers. The other day I got a letter from Coast Capital…

  • Money well spent

    If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know that we are quite frugal. After all, we spent less than $45k CAN in 2016 (that’s around $34k USD,…

  • Ask the readers – my dilemma

    I have a dilemma and I need your help. Since ditching landline and starting to use a cellphone over 16 years ago, I have never paid for a cellphone. I have…

  • Some reading materials

    Since getting back from my 2 week Asian work trip middle of last week, life has been busy. Between work, running after two toddlers (Baby T2.0 started walking while I was…

  • 5 financial fails that I encountered recently

    Although I am a self-declared personal finance expert here on Tawcan.com, I tend to avoid talking about personal finance unless I know you well (must be the polite Canadian in me).…