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    Our Wedding Spending Pie Chart

    Last year I wrote a post on what we had budgeted for different aspects of our wedding. Our original budget post was created when we were planning to have our wedding at a…

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    5 Expensive Purchases I Don’t Regret

    I have a pretty meh attitude when it comes to buying things, especially expensive things. It’s not in my nature to make big ticket purchases because I don’t believe that the most…

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    16 Valentine’s Day Ideas for Broke Couples

    Happy Valentine’s Day, all you lovers out there. I love Valentine’s. It’s a great holiday, isn’t it? I think there’s a lot of false pressure that makes people loathe it, like a…

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    6 Things I’m Going to Quit Buying in 2017

    How’s your 2017 going? And what about those resolutions? I’ve been ruthlessly decluttering and clearing our space in the process of carrying out my own resolution of adultizing our apartment. It’s amazing…

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    5 Hacks for Travelling on a College Budget

    Happy Thursday! This week’s post is by my guest blogger Tess Pajaron from Open Colleges. One of the best times to travel is while you’re in college. You haven’t started your professional life yet,…

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    What Does Your Sign Say About Your Money Habits?

    I’m a ‘by the book’ Sagittarius so I was especially intrigued when I came across this page that described my sign’s attitude and behaviours towards money. Let’s see how accurate they are:   “One…

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    Dating Someone Who’s Bad with Money

    Along with bad teeth and separation anxiety, bad money management ranks at the top of my deal breakers list. There are some things I might be able to overlook but someone with…

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    10 Ways to Live in Toronto on a Budget

    I’ve always lived budget conscious and this year will be no exception. With a trip to SE Asia, a wedding, and honeymoon on the horizon, I’ll be minimizing my discretionary budget as…