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Would you quit your job to travel the world for free? : PF Weekly grab a brew #69

AROUND THE WORLD   If you were wondering how to travel the world for free you don’t need much but a desire to get to your next destination, patience and elbow grease to make extra cash along the way. This morning I read about a couple who...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Apr 25, 2014

Holiday gas price increase hits the wallet: PF Weekly grab a brew #68

DON’T WAIT TO FILL UP   With every holiday in Canada we see a gas price increase at the pumps but that’s only the beginning of what to expect. Although the gas price increase seem to be a tradition here in Canada there are no real Ea...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Apr 18, 2014

Would you buy a jar of clean air? : PF Weekly grab a brew #67

IF THERE IS A BUYER IT WILL BE SOLD   There have always been odd products on the market that most of us shake our heads at but would you jump at the chance to buy air? I’m all for the entrepreneurial spirit and using your creative imaginat...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Apr 11, 2014

April 2014 Reading List

Here are the books I’m planning on reading in April!  The Good Wife’s Guide: Embracing Your Role as a Help Meet ebook.  Our Anniversary is in April so I always try to read a marriage book during April.  Bread & Wine: A Love Letter...
by Women With Intention on Apr 6, 2014

Is the big house the problem or the price? : PF Friday grab a brew #66

GO BIG OR GO HOME   We all know someone who bought the big house and later found out it was too much to handle or too pricey for their budget. We may like to browse online at pictures of big houses for sale but for many it’s just a dream o...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Apr 4, 2014

Best of the Week

Happy Friday everyone! Below are some great reads and life tidbits from the week. But before we get started, I have  some business to attend to. Next Friday I would like to feature other best of the week round-ups. So if you have a regular column th...
by AllPutTogether on Apr 4, 2014

My Reading List – Steal Like An Artist, The Happiness Project and The Fault In Our Stars

As you may recall, one of my resolutions was to read more.  I love to read, however rarely seem to make time to do so. Well, I’m happy to report I’ve managed to keep this resolution and have read 2.5 books! Full disclosure – IR...
by AllPutTogether on Apr 2, 2014

Are tattoos the next advertising phenomenon? : PF Weekly grab a brew #65

GET INKED TO SPREAD THE WORD   You are either someone who loves tattoos or hates tattoos because they tag along with you everywhere you go. Are you looking for a cool tattoo idea? I think I’ve just found one! At least I think I have althou...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Mar 28, 2014

Want to be Financially Successful? Read More than Personal Finance Books

When most of us sit down to learn about personal finance, we head for the personal finance aisle of the bookstore or library (or the top personal finance websites). We read the books by Dave Ramsey, Suze Orman, Jean Chatzky, David Bach, and the Bogle...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Mar 24, 2014

Your minimum wage job might be your success: PF Weekly Grab a brew #64

REFUSE TO GIVE UP   We all want to be successful yet for the average person success comes from hard work and never giving up. Never giving up are powerful words and I’m sure many of you out there have said them to yourselves time and time...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Mar 21, 2014

I want to be more successful than my father: PF Weekly grab a brew #63

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS BELIEVE   Sometimes we want to be more successful than others especially if we come from homes where our parents aren’t successful in our eyes. But what does successful really mean? Defining what successful means or e...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Mar 14, 2014

Reading Lately

Each year I have a pile of books that I want to read, and as the year progresses, I add more to the list and tend to put off some of the older ones.  This year I've been trying to read books that I already own {with the exception of two}, before...
by Only From Scratch on Mar 12, 2014

Building a Summer Reading List for Your Kids

As we head towards the end of the school year, I like to have a few books lined up for my daughters to read over Summer Break.  So I thought I would share a few great lists I found with you. Best Books By Age & Stage: 12 best book series for beg...
by Kingdom First Homeschool on Mar 11, 2014

Child breaks the food rules of daycare: PF Weekly grab a brew #62

THERE ARE NO WARNINGS   Rules are rules and they are put in place for a reason. We have rules at work to follow and many have strict provisions due to health and safety reasons. When I read this article about a 2-year-old child that was suspended fo...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Mar 7, 2014

Should a landlord and tenant have basic rental responsibilities? PF Weekly Grab a brew #61

RENTING IS A TOUGH BUSINESS   Being a landlord has its ups and downs depending on the space you own and the tenants you rent to. The same could be said for a tenant and the landlord who rents them a place to live. As a landlord you have lots of...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Feb 28, 2014

Fast food restaurants are a dime a dozen: PF Weekly Grab a brew #60

A LOST BUSINESS IDENTITY CAN COST $   It’s no secret that I use my allowance to buy coffee at fast food outlets like Tim Horton’s or McDonald’s but I don’t ever invest in much more. Some people live and breathe the produc...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Feb 21, 2014

Not everything online is free for the taking: PF Weekly Grab a brew #59

ASK BEFORE YOU TAKE   Be careful what you post online because someone might just think they can use it for free. In fact, it’s true many people do share information online but fail to credit the original owner. Granted, mistakes happen. Co...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Feb 14, 2014

Do you know the laws when travelling abroad? : PF Weekly Grab a brew #58

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS   Do you really read about the laws of the country you are about to visit when travelling abroad? Shaking your head no, don’t worry me neither. I’ve been to many countries around the world in the 30 odd years I’...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Feb 7, 2014

My February Reading List

Here are the books I’m planning on reading in February! Say Goodbye to Survival Mode: 9 Simple Strategies to Stress Less, Sleep More, and Restore Your Passion for Life  I’m really looking forward to this one!  Crystal Paine always inspi...
by Women With Intention on Feb 3, 2014

My February Reading List

Here are the books I’m planning on reading in February! Say Goodbye to Survival Mode: 9 Simple Strategies to Stress Less, Sleep More, and Restore Your Passion for Life  I’m really looking forward to this one!  Crystal Paine always inspi...
by Women With Intention on Feb 3, 2014


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