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Tears From Vancouver to Alberta

It has been almost 4.5 years since I threw all my stuff in my car and drove away from Vancouver to Alberta, not looking back.…

It’s Expensive to be Poor

One trucker I worked with briefly one day brought up this interesting quote: It’s expensive to be poor. The financially starved often rely on payday…

February- from about to lose everything to about $10000

As emphasized in my previous entry, I spent much of December and January¬†watching myself burn through much of my savings- being out of work for…

Theory of becoming rich

If you’re relatively frugal, use a roommate or two, and have no significant car payment, you can be worth $750k in 15 years, assuming you’ve…

Personal Budgeting

One major issue I’ve had since I’ve been working a lot is keeping track of my expenses. Working days that begin at 12 hours a…

Personal Expense Tracking/Budgeting

As of last May, it has been one year since I left university to work on Alberta’s oil patch. However, though I made good money…