Are you Ordinary? Here’s the Secret to Becoming Rich
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We’ve all seen the catchy headlines and probably even shamefully clicked on a few of them (no shame with THIS article though):
“Frugal teacher retires with $2 million in savings”.
“Mailman makes millions in the stock market.”
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I Got Burgled! 10 Tips to Avoid Theft when Traveling Abroad
June 2, 2010 | 9 Comments
I Got Burgled! 10 Tips to Avoid Theft when Traveling Abroad

While traveling to other countries it is very easy for ‘opportunistic’ locals to quickly distinguish you as a target….err….tourist. While on my recent trip to Peru I became a victim of theft, even after I …

Use an ISIC (International Student Identity Card) to get Student Discounts when Traveling Abroad
May 31, 2010 | 3 Comments
Use an ISIC (International Student Identity Card) to get Student Discounts when Traveling Abroad

Having just got back from Peru (the site was on auto-pilot – sorry for the delay in replies), I picked up a great money saving travel tip from my wife that I wanted to share …

De-constructing Society’s Educational Norms: Do your Life Goals Really Require a Traditional Education?
May 28, 2010 | 9 Comments
De-constructing Society’s Educational Norms: Do your Life Goals Really Require a Traditional Education?

The validity of the entire educational system, and in particular for the purposes of this post – traditional public and private post-secondary degrees has been under the microscope much more in recent years. And for …

How to Check Tire Pressure & Inflate your Tires
May 25, 2010 | 9 Comments
How to Check Tire Pressure & Inflate your Tires

Tire Inflation: A Matter of Safety & Cost Savings
Tires rank right up there with brakes, seatbelts, and airbags when it comes to vehicle safety. You wouldn’t want any of the other three to be performing …

Roth 401K Contibution Maximum Contribution & Comparisons to Traditional 401K
May 18, 2010 | 13 Comments
Roth 401K Contibution Maximum Contribution & Comparisons to Traditional 401K

Roth 401K‘s are becoming increasingly popular in the American workplace. My present employer offers the Roth 401K, and before signing up for one, I had a lot of questions about them. In this post, I’ll …

What are your Costly Pleasures?
May 17, 2010 | 20 Comments
What are your Costly Pleasures?

Frugality is great, and it can take you a long ways towards reaching your financial and life goals, however, there are some things in life that we absolutely throw frugality out the window for. These …


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