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This blog will aim to follow a 29-year-old Quebec woman on her journey to financial independence.
2020 Review

2020 Review

I’m not gonna lie. I’m not at all mad 2020 is over! A year that felt like ten, but also sort of flew by, in [...]
December 2020 Review

December 2020 Review

Hello there! Finally, a new year has begun! To all my readers, I wish you a very happy new year, full of wealth and prosperity, [...]
Why I Will No Longer Contribute To My RRSP

Why I Will No Longer Contribute To My RRSP

I am one of the privileged few benefitting from an employer-sponsored pension plan. It is becoming increasingly rare these days. Generally, when we tell people [...]
2021 Goals

2021 Goals

I don’t know about you, but I’m all about goals. Could it be conditioning from work? Maybe it is. Even on weekends, I have to [...]
November 2020 Review

November 2020 Review

Hello there! It’s already time to do the November monthly review! It’s fascinating how relative the perception of time is, especially this year. On one [...]
I’ve Reached Coast FI!

I’ve Reached Coast FI!

The FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement has a common desire for financial independence, but it is on early retirement that opinions differ. I notice [...]
The Importance of Finding your Why

The Importance of Finding your Why

After reading my Steps to FIRE series, maybe you thought it was too much work, too many steps and too many changes. That it requires [...]
Live Off Passive Income

Live Off Passive Income

Here we go. This is the fifth and final post about the Steps to FI. After all, there is a purpose to all this. After [...]
Invest Your Savings

Invest Your Savings

Ah, investing. That big, scary monster. The cause of countless cases of analysis paralysis. There is so much information available about investing, you would assume [...]
October 2020 Review

October 2020 Review

Hello! I’m still in the process of writing my next post about the importance of investing our savings, and how to go about it. There [...]
Save the Balance

Save the Balance

Finally, we’re getting down to business. It’s good to have lowered our expenses and increased our income, but what do we do with the balance at [...]
Increase Your Income

Increase Your Income

How was your week? After reading my last post, have you started assessing your level of spending? Have you started tracking every expense? Have you [...]
Lower Your Expenses

Lower Your Expenses

As promised, here is my first post in a series of five which will focus on the steps towards financial independence. Let’s kick things off [...]
On the Road to Financial Independence

On the Road to Financial Independence

Why financial independence, you’ll ask me. And I’ll answer: why not? Do you like to work like a madman all year-round just to be able [...]
September 2020 Review

September 2020 Review

Hello! Here is my first monthly review. A promise is a promise: you will already have access to my numbers, including my net worth, my [...]
Introduction

Introduction

Hello! Whoever you are, I’m extremely grateful that you’re taking some of your precious time to read these lines. This probably means that you have [...]