In the past, I worked during New Years Eve but this year i’m free to do what I like. So what am I going to do? After scoping out the local scene, i’ve noticed that any entertainment that night is WAY overpriced! Restaurants who usually charge around $20/person now charge upwards of $50/person. Tickets to…

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Living Intentionally – Living Cheap An interesting perspective on living frugally. The Regift: Friend or Foe? A great idea on how to give unwanted gifts (like from your aunt or uncle) to someone else. Just make sure not to give it back to the original gifter. :) Great way to save some money over the…

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It’s the time of the year where people tend to overspend on gifts. Although I am frugal, I tend to enjoy giving and typically overspend as a result. It also seems that as our incomes increase, the bigger the gifts we give. This year though, I tried a few things to reduce Christmas spending. I…

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With 2007 fast approaching, it is soon time to discuss and plan out my goals for the new year. I’ve never been one to set goals at a beginning of the year but maybe I will start now. Here are my goals for 2007: Goal #1: Increase our passive income to at least $500/month. Right…

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Driving home from work today I passed by a billboard with the Super 7 Jackpot advertised. $30 million dollars it displayed.. and the image repeated over and over again in my head until I arrived home. I remember seeing somewhere that nearly 1/3rd of all big lottery winners go bankrupt within 5 years. I guess…

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If you didn't know already, I am ALL about the deals and bargains. There is a deal that I noticed on RedFlagDeals.com that I won't have time to take advantage of but still a great deal none the less. Air Canada is offering unlimited flights from Jan 7 to March 6, 2007 for a low…

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Update: This card has been discontinued, you can check out my other favorite cash back credit cards. Do you use a rewards based credit card for the points? I know I do. Have you ever wondered which credit card gives you the best bang for your buck? That’s one thing that I always look for,…

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