Should we save for our child’s post-secondary education?

Should we save for our child's post-secondary education?

The discussion around the dinner table a few nights ago started with Mr. Unchained’s simple question: When is one considered an adult? To his annoyance, I replied that it depended entirely on the situation. Despite his urging to just give… Continue Reading

How pregnancy affects your finances

how pregnancy affects finances

Two weeks ago, we were on such a roll in getting our debt paid off. In the 5 weeks prior, we had paid off $8,293.87 of our debt ($4,183.96 had been our tax refund). We had gone from $14,777 at… Continue Reading

Changing our financial priorities – we’re having a baby!!!

changing financial priorities - we're having a baby!

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you might’ve seen that on Friday morning, I had a bit of a shock. Although I was convinced testing would be a waste, I figured I’d do it anyway so I could rest assured… Continue Reading

How much do I need to save before going on maternity leave?

how much do I need to save before going on Maternity Leave?

We’ve been trying to conceive for about 6 months now so it’s getting more and more challenging to stay positive with every month that goes by. In an attempt to look on the “brighter” side, I wrote about 8 “positives”… Continue Reading

10 Observations since the Crash Cash Diet (plus a terrifying look at how much we’ve spent in the last 2 years)

10 observations since the crash cash diet

We’ve completed the first 4 weeks of our Crash Cash Diet, and in that month, we’ve observed a lot of interesting things. Here are 10 of the most noteworthy. Continue Reading