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Category: Financial Freedom

Saving For Your First Rental Property

So lets assume you’ve done all your homework, and you’re convinced the landlord business is a good fit for you. There’s plenty of ways you can get into the game […]

The Pet Mortgage

Buying a pet is like taking on another mortgage. They come with an upfront cost to actually obtain one, then they require an ongoing monthly payment (in the form of […]

Be Your Own Strata

If you’ve ever lived in a property run by a strata corporation (or HOA, same thing) you know that they can be, well……annoying. Very very annoying. I have a hard […]

Happy Canada/Independence Day

With Canada Day just past, and Independence Day nearly here, summer has definitely arrived. And with it the BBQ’s, beach days, ice cream stops, and lazy afternoons. But as we […]

Sharpen Your Angle of View

Perspective. It’s essential to leading a happy life, and it’s most definitely essential to obtaining AND maintaining Financial Freedom. I’m not talking about perspective in the sense of having an opinion […]

A Trait of Success

In 1991, while meeting for the first time, Warren Buffet and Bill Gates were asked to summarize in just a single word how they had achieved their incredible successes. Without […]

Make Meal Planning a Breeze

Meal planning isn’t as hard as it sounds. Honestly. In fact, it actually makes life easier; while at the same time saving you money and moving you ever closer to […]

Sometimes The Best Thing to do is Nothing

Building the habit of consistently assessing your finances and evaluating if your plan remains the best course of action for your circumstances is an integral part of achieving Financial Freedom. […]

Can Anyone Achieve Financial Freedom?

The pursuit of Financial Freedom is often criticized by financial pundits as somewhat of a pipe dream for the vast majority. That realistically it is only attainable to those with […]

5 Ways to Avoid Decision Fatigue

When it comes to making financial decisions, being at the top of your game can make the difference between navigating your way to a successful outcome rather than a disastrous […]

Financial Principles vs. Strategies

Financial principles form the foundation of any viable plan to obtain Financial Freedom. Sound financial principles are evergreen, meaning that throughout time those principles hold true and for the most […]

Me, Myself and I

In the world of financial planning it is important to have a strong understanding of financial principles and strategies, but it is arguably even more important to have a solid […]


As a parent of two, there is no trait I want to develop more in my kids than self-discipline. Where you find self-discipline, you find people who work hard, hold […]

Just Do It

Everyone wants to be financially free and retire early, but the reality is that only a small number of people will attempt to obtain it, and an even smaller number […]

Schedule Time To Think

Whether we are contemplating, mulling, analyzing, reasoning or evaluating, thinking is one of the most powerful tools at our disposal. Our ability to think about our individual situations, analyze available […]