Financial Goals: 2012

Financial Fears, dreams, reality, Financial Goals
Keeping track of your goals gives you a concrete marker to aim for each year. It’s important to do this for yourself, but publishing them here keeps us honest! CF’s goals may change dramatically depending on her employment situation at the end of her degree in April.   CF’s Goals Emergency Fund: $2000 Net Worth: $0 Add $1000 to TFSA. Increase RRSP contribution to at least $100...

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Drip drip drip…

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It’s the sound of the Vancouver rainy season in full swing but also the sound of my first dividend purchase now being able to take care of itself.  Brian posted a while back about our current investments and mentioned that I bought some SunLife stock.  The stock is currently tanking (like everything else in this economy) so I took the opportunity to pick up some more shares and send in my dividend...

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Net worth update 2010

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In terms of overall financial health, your net worth is a great indicator of overall success. To calculate your net worth, add up all of your assets (things that are worth money) and subtract your debts (loans, etc). 2010 was the first complete year that both CF and I kept track of our net worth on a monthly basis. At first, adding up all of my assets and debts seemed like a big task. Now, I enjoy...

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