Most of our money-saving habits are pretty routine and boring – cook dinner, don’t buy shit you don’t need, etc. etc. But dig a little deeper, and you’ll stumble across some downright bizarre quirks. This post is a light-hearted look at some of the funny, unique, and just plain weird habits we’ve picked up over the years.
Several months ago, we were interviewed for a piece about early retirement and frugality for The Walrus, a Canadian magazine. This month, it finally came out!
“Whenever there is a hard job to be done I assign it to a lazy man; he is sure to find an easy way of doing it.” – author unknown Continue reading
-Written by Steph
Over the last several years that we’ve been working towards early retirement, there have been a handful of things we did that had a disproportionately huge, positive impact on our progress. Here are our five biggest wins from the last five years: Continue reading
- Written by Steph
I’ll be the first to admit that I haven’t lived in THAT much of Canada – I grew up in the Okanagan, and spent some time in rural parts of Manitoba and Alberta before settling down in lovely Vancouver for most of my adult life. But since beginning the journey towards early retirement, I’ve been continually amazed at how EASY this city makes it to keep spending low and amass wealth. Here are some of the highlights that make Vancouver, in my opinion, the Early Retirement Capital of Canada. Continue reading
-Written by Cel
On your journey to financial independence and/or early retirement, sometimes (perhaps often) you’ll have stretches of time where not much is going on. You won’t have any new developments or big changes. The only thing happening is your gradual, steady, but inevitable progress towards your goal.