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Impressive success stories from Canada. Read about those who made it, and get insights on how to MAKE IT yourself, on Million Dollar Journey,  one of Canada’s oldest and most detailed Personal Finance blogs.

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From Arrival to Retirement – An Immigrant Family’s Success Story

By FT June 4, 2018

I wrote this post a few years ago, but found it in the archives and thought it deserved some attention.  Check it out! Calvin and…

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Going for Financial Independence in a High Cost City

By FT October 10, 2017

This is a guest post from Amanda who has an inspirational financial story to share.  Their single-income family of four currently lives in Vancouver and…

A Financial Update from Pete – A 50 Year Old Multi-Millionaire

By Guest Blogger September 12, 2016

Back in March 2014, I wrote a short piece for MDJ on my journey to a $5M net worth by 50. See: “Lessons from a…

A Net Worth Update from QCash (he retired at age 36)

By QCashMan April 13, 2015

Back by popular demand, the 36 year old millionaire retiree, QCash, is back with an update. In the original interview with QCash in 2007, he…

How I Reached $500K Net Worth by Age 29

By Sean Cooper June 23, 2014

FrugalTrader (FT) reaching his long-term goal of a net worth of a million dollars inspired me to tell my personal financial story. Similar to FT,…

Lessons from a 50 Year Old Multi-Millionaire

By Guest Blogger March 27, 2014

I got a later start on my Million Dollar Journey (MDJ) mainly because it took me until age 30 to figure out what I wanted…

How this Frugal Lawyer Reached $1M by Age 34

By Guest Blogger January 27, 2014

Approximately six years ago I stumbled upon Million Dollar Journey and started to read faithfully. At the time, I had just started to practice law…

5 Financial Principles from a 34 Year Old Millionaire Investor

By Guest Blogger October 3, 2013

I asked regular reader Philip to share his story of how he grew his net worth to over $1M before the age of 35.  Enjoy!…

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