Resolution Revolution: Goal-Setting 101

Most people don’t have financial goals, and if they do, they don’t know how to meet them. In the new year, if you resolve to get to know your cash flow, good luck knowing much more in December about what you’re spending than you know today. But…If you set some simple action items that are measurable, achievable and realistic, you could be surprised as early as March by your personal finance prowess.    Achievable, Measurable, Realistic...more

Got that Cash Flow Glow?

We are so excited about the wonders of personal cash flow management that we might drop the word “flow” altogether and call it “cash glow” for short. Brothers and sisters, we are so electrified by the Glow that is Cash Flow, that every time the author tries to write about it, she turns into her preacher daddy and testifies. The Glory of the Glow transforms. It inspires. Give yourself over to the Glow and witness, neighbors and friends, your life never be the same…  ...more

Another good reason to keep newspapers alive - for the sales circulars

I spend hours online but I’m still a newspaper junkie.  Online shopping lets me research anything I’m thinking about buying.  And then there are all the juicy comments which are often called "reviews."  Ha!   I start off examining customers’ comments and then I stop at a review where someone is telling a harrowing story about exactly what happened the night they brought their new mattress home. Sagging!  Sides collapsing!  Back pain! Co-sleepers sniping at each other in the morning! ...more

I hate shopping. I'm thrifty and don't really want to buy anything - ever. But I do like sale ...more

Wifey 101: Messing with his manhood

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Heirloom fashion

One of my favourite Christmas presents this year wasn't strictly a Christmas present at all. It's this cashmere scarf, which belonged to my late Great Auntie Marjorie and which was passed down to me by my mum:...more

Cold Weather - Who Cares!... Let's Talk Shoes!!

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Frugal Living: Debt Consolidation

Hello again and here we are on our second Frugal Living post. Last week we talked a little bit about staying warm in the winter. This week I want to talk a bit about debt consolidation. ...more

The Boxing Day Hangover

Hope everyone had a good and relaxing holiday with loved ones!This past week has been really hectic for me (hence the sporadic posting).  I was working Boxing Day and somehow managed to still spend money.  Curse those shops that open past 5pm, curse them.  Curse you, Future Shop for having an online sale!Boxing Day is known to be the day where people start lining up at electronics retailers like Best Buy and Future Shop at 1am on Boxing Day to get the best deals on their 52 " flat screen LCD TVs, DVD players, and computers....more

Feminism and Gender in the Aughts

The last ten years have been nothing if not a roller coaster ride when it comes to feminism and gender. I found the lows to be more plentiful than the highs, but the surprises kept coming. So, in no particular order, here's what stuck out to me: ...more