A Review of 2016

A lot has happened int he last year – as usual.  I thought I would provide a little review, with my top events and favourite pictures. January – I started a system in January as a way to save money and worked at it for a few months before things changed. Money Matters Also, Chester… Continue reading A Review of 2016

Some Progress & Some Trip Planning

It seems like I have been waiting forever to receive the proceeds from the sale of my house.  Well – I’m still waiting, but the mortgage, line of credit and personal loan have all been paid off!  🙂  They were all paid by my lawyer a few days ago though, and I am still waiting… Continue reading Some Progress & Some Trip Planning

Still Waiting

The original waiting time from the exchange of possession date of the house was to be 2-4 weeks before I receive the money.  We are now at the end of week 1, so that leaves 1-3 weeks left to wait. As you may have guessed, I am very impatiently waiting for these funds in order… Continue reading Still Waiting

Almost There

Just like when I was almost retired and got to the day when I could count the days left to work on one hand, the countdown is now very close to the day when I no longer have two residences to pay for and look after.  Today is July 28th and on August 1st, the… Continue reading Almost There

Credit Card Woes

Please raise your hands if you have ever had your credit card compromised! I have to admit that I did it to myself a few years ago – during a stupid moment – but this time I was a victim of someone’s theft of my credit card details.  I have no idea how it happened.… Continue reading Credit Card Woes

Money Matters

I don’t make New Year Resolutions.  If you’re going to make a change in your life, the best time to do it is when you decide it is necessary or even just when you think of it. It just so happens that this One Year Savings Challenge popped up on my FaceBook newsfeed on January… Continue reading Money Matters