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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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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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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I received an email from Leah the other day asking what are some options for investment accounts for children.  Right away, I thought about RESP accounts, however, those aren’t for Leah as they are too restrictive. I can see the new Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) being an alternative to the RESP, however, the rules…

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Robert Kiyosaki’s book publisher contacted me about their newest book: Rich Dad’s Increase Your Financial IQ.  As I have read the other Rich Dad Poor Dad books, I was excited about getting my hands on this book. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Rich Dad series, it’s a financial education series which…

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