Posts Tagged: spending

Paying Full Price

“I never pay full price for anything,” is a popular humble-brag: I am declaring myself a whiz at negotiating, or using the marketplace in my favour. I am saying I have the best research skills or I know all the

Paying Full Price

“I never pay full price for anything,” is a popular humble-brag: I am declaring myself a whiz at negotiating, or using the marketplace in my favour. I am saying I have the best research skills or I know all the

Half Year Budget 2015

Caveat: This is not a personal finance blog and I live in a 2-person, 2-income household with no debts. Frugal types, click your Back button now! My spending has been out-of-sorts for a few months. I have been recording all my

Half Year Budget 2015

Caveat: This is not a personal finance blog and I live in a 2-person, 2-income household with no debts. Frugal types, click your Back button now! My spending has been out-of-sorts for a few months. I have been recording all my

A Year in Money

I looked back over my budget and spending in 2014. I switched “systems” this year. For the first time, I put aside monthly amounts toward all of my upcoming irregular bills, so my spending was spread out equally over 12

A Year in Money

I looked back over my budget and spending in 2014. I switched “systems” this year. For the first time, I put aside monthly amounts toward all of my upcoming irregular bills, so my spending was spread out equally over 12

Vanishing Cash Mystery

Yesterday I reported that despite tracking every cent of my spending for a whole month, I could not account for ten dollars and twenty cents. That is a minuscule part of my monthly spending, but it still bugs me. There

Vanishing Cash Mystery

Yesterday I reported that despite tracking every cent of my spending for a whole month, I could not account for ten dollars and twenty cents. That is a minuscule part of my monthly spending, but it still bugs me. There

Spending Report Recap

I did my first monthly spending report in September which brought me up to September 25. You would think I’d be very motivated to spend nothing for that last week, because I was holding myself accountable by posting here. No

Spending Report Recap

I did my first monthly spending report in September which brought me up to September 25. You would think I’d be very motivated to spend nothing for that last week, because I was holding myself accountable by posting here. No

September Spending Report

I have never done a spending report before but I thought I would try one because I love reading other people’s! My favourites are at No More Spending and Give Me Back My Five Bucks. I am not a low

September Spending Report

I have never done a spending report before but I thought I would try one because I love reading other people’s! My favourites are at No More Spending and Give Me Back My Five Bucks. I am not a low

Why This Is Not a Personal Finance Blog

It was Personal Finance that drew me into the blogosphere. I have read about other people’s budgets and debt reduction and financial plans for a couple of years now, without becoming a PF blogger myself. I like being a “spectator”

Why This Is Not a Personal Finance Blog

It was Personal Finance that drew me into the blogosphere. I have read about other people’s budgets and debt reduction and financial plans for a couple of years now, without becoming a PF blogger myself. I like being a “spectator”