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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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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Canadian Money Forum Winners Earlier this month, we launched the Canadian Money Forum to provide a place for readers to get their questions answered and to provide a convenient place to discuss financial topics.  As promised, we have chosen 8 random registrants out of about 500 for $25 gift cards.  The winners are listed below:…

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My income taxes are organized for tax year 2008 and submitted to my accountant.   While going through my business deductions however, I realized that I haven’t posted in detail about how to claim a home office.  Coincidentally, how to claim a home office was a reader question as well. As I have an online…

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