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Finance Fridays… Budget, what?

Finance Fridays… Budget, what?

My interest in personal finance evolved in a sneaky and surprising way.  I started university at 16 years of age, allowing me a Visa card in my pocket before I was 17 (aren’t student loans a wonderful thing?).  For whatever reason, I didn’t learn to handle money appropriately, my parents didn’t really discuss budgets, savings plans or … Continue reading

Finance Fridays…

Finance Fridays…

Every morning, my alarm chimes at 6:45am.  As I stare into the blackness (at this time of year, sun’s not up until well after 7am), a single question taunts me:  ‘Will I be able to say “no” to Starbucks today?”.  And the mental math starts – I have gone every day this week (not good)  that … Continue reading