A little less than a year ago, I did a crazy thing. I bought a ticket to go to FinCon19 without any idea if I could or would attend. You see, I had just recently started interacting with the personal finance community on twitter and FinCon18 was going down and seemed amazing. I watched on… Continue reading My First FinCon Experience : Thoughts and Emotions, So Many Emotions!
Life as a parent is often hectic, busy and messy yet filled with love. In such circumstances, it can easily get difficult to stay motivated to reach your goals. It seems there is always something to do, a subject to be researched, a toy to be found, a snack to be prepared, and quite honestly,… Continue reading Planning : A Helpful Tool to Reach your Goals
To manage our money, every December or January, I’ll prepare a yearly savings plan. This plan is simply a spreadsheet to project out week by week the money that comes and goes from my checking account. It’ll help me plan and keep track of the total amount I’ll be saving in my TFSAs as well… Continue reading My Yearly Savings Plan Worksheet
With June already a full month behind us, it’s the perfect time for a mid-year review of the Modest Millionaires family progress in terms of spending and investments for 2019. Overview of our objectives for 2019 spending For 2019, in our 2018 spending & investment review we set a target level of annual spending of… Continue reading Mid-2019 Spending & Investments Review
It’s the third time I’ve checked the spreadsheet today, tweaking a few numbers here and there, but nope, not much of a difference on our timeline towards our financial independence. This usually hits during a more boring workday, or when I’m stuck in procrastination mode. Thankfully, with time, I’ve gotten much better at noticing and… Continue reading Accepting the Boring Parts of the Financial Independence Journey