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March 2008 Net Worth Update: (+1.17%)

Time for another net worth update:  The March 2008 Edition! There is a saying in Newfoundland that would describe the markets perfectly..  "The arse has fallin out of her."  When will the markets find a bottom?  Are we there yet?  In terms of market returns, the only reason my retirement accounts are showing positive relative…

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Winner and Weekend Reading – March 28, 2008

Great Canadian Rebates $25 Amazon/Chapters Gift Certificate Winner When I first wrote about Great Canadian Rebates, I promised readers who joined under my referral that they would have an opportunity to win a $25 gift certificate from Amazon/Chapters.  As keeping with the promotion, we have drawn the newest winner..  Patricia from Toronto!  Congrats!  The next…

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Saving Strategy: Avoid Upgrading Your Housing

This is a lesson that I'm in the process of learning.  If you plan on living a frugal life, it's much harder when building/buying a brand new house or upgrading your housing in general.   The Building Process We had every intention to keeping our house simple and even hoping to keep our expenses below…

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Hosting the Carnival of Personal Finance

Just a quick note that Million Dollar Journey will be hosting the Carnival of Personal Finance this coming Monday.  If you are a blogger and interested in getting some exposure, then this is a great opportunity.  If you are new to the scene, you can read the Carnival of Personal Finance event that MDJ hosted…

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Weekend Reading – March 21, 2008

Before we get into some weekend reading, there was a winner chosen for a free copy of Rich Dad's Increase Your Financial IQ.  Out of the 65 comments received, AppleTree was randomly chosen as the winner!  Congrats!  Thanks to all who participated.   What are your thoughts of contests that require a bit more work…

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