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SMS 030 – Student Debt

I Graduated Debt-Free with $40,000 in the Bank. Here’s How.

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SMS 029 – Can Money Buy Happiness?

Five Ways Money Can Buy Happiness, Backed by Science

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life – By Mark Manson

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SMS 028 – The Millennial Generation

If you think Millennials are just a bunch of spoiled spendthrifts, then think again

SMS 027 – Retire at 42?

Dad’s retirement at age 42 a large risk for family with five children, mom working part time.

Situation: Dad, 37, with five young children wants to retire at 42 and raise his kids on savings.

Victory Lap Retirement: Work While You Play, Play While You Work – The Joy of Financial Independence…at Any Age


SMS 026 – Financial Compatibility

Your 2016 Guide to Money Etiquette When You’re Dating

How to have an awkward money conversation with your partner

SMS 025 – Spend Less & Conquer Debt

Globe and Mail: To conquer debt, get out of your head and create a written financial plan


SMS 024 – Tiny Houses

Globe and Mail: Tiny House Big Lies

Netflixs Documentary

Tumbleweed Tiny House Company

SMS 023 – Minimalism

– It’s not about depriving oneself
– It’s not about going without
– It’s not about living in isolation
– It’s not about getting rid of everything you own
– It’s not about having no possessions
– It’s not about limiting yourself
– It’s not about not having luxuries
Minimalism is:
– Focus
– Keeping thing/possessions that add value [to your life]
– Intentionality  
– Simplicity 
Obvious benefits of minimalism
– More organized
– More money (through spending less)
– You can downsize your house/living accommodations to save money
– Living within your means
Less obvious benefits of minimalism
– Carry a lighter mental burden of keeping track of your stuff
– Become more focused
– More time
– More happiness
– Step off emotional roller coaster of short time satisfaction: done through satisfying a need that quickly passes where you then move to satisfy a new needs
Podcasts on Minimalism
Thrive With Less  (Vimeo)
Essential Essays by The Minimalists
Everything That Remains by The Minimalists
Minimalism: Live a Meaningful life by The Minimalists
The Joy of Less by Francine Jay
The More of Less by Joshua Becker
Simplify by Joshua Becker
Living With Less by Joshua Becker
Clutter Free With Kids by Joshua Becker
The Joy of Less: Vol. 1 by Carrie David Richards
Living in the Land of Enough by Courtney Carver
Ted Talks on YouTube
A Rich Life with Less The minimalists
The Art of Letting Go (Ted Talk) The minimalists
The Masterpiece of a Simple Life by Maura Malloy
The Ten Item Wardrobe – jennifer L Scott
Is Your Stuff Stopping You – Elizabeth Dulmba
Minimalism and Simplicity – Jackie Olson


SMS 022 – Using Credit Cards for Everything

Globe and Mail: Using Credit Cards for Everything:


Reddit: This is why you should use credit cards


Reddit: Do your kids a favour teach them about credit

SMS 021 – Ten Frugal Habits

10 More Daily Habits of Frugal People

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