Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey April 2009 Net Worth Update – Is this really a bull market edition. My last net worth update in March indicated that we just started a market rally.  The rally has continued throughout April and I’ve actually done a little buying within my leveraged portfolio as well as within…

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In the past 12 months, I’ve been able to save 20% of my income and lose 20 lbs. In the process I’ve learned that there are many similarities between losing weight and saving money. Here are 7 ways saving money is like losing weight: 1. Have a goal Here it’s the million dollar journey. The…

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There’s a discussion on Canadian Money Forum on the merits and downfalls of Costco membership.  The thread caught my interest as I am a big fan of the wholesale retailer.  There’s something about the shiny electronics when walking in the entrance, nibbling on free food samples while perusing, and the low prices that keep me…

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The premise behind this post is based on a forum topic started by Sampson.  The question was, what are your inheritance plans when you pass on?  Do you plan on leaving a large sum for the next generation?  Or do you plan on spending it all?  Perhaps you plan on leaving whatever is left over?…

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