Parenting

Is Your Kids’ FOMO Ruining Your Finances?

We all know what FOMO is right? If not, it’s an acronym for fear of missing out. FOMO has become a huge thing as of late – okay, maybe it’s just a popular term to describe Millennials, but it really is the new keeping up with the Joneses. Many of us simply see what our…

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How Much Does IVF Cost in Canada?

So I’ve got an announcement, my wife and I are expecting! Our due date is early July so I’ve kept this news on the down low for quite some time. We’re really excited about this life changing event and you can probably expect a few more baby/parenting related posts in the near future. I really…

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How to See Philadelphia With a Baby

When my wife and I started to tell people that we were expecting, many of our friends and family assumed that we would stop travelling. They figured that with a little one on the way, we wouldn’t have the time or interest to travel anymore. That was quite possibly the most ridiculous thing I had…

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19 Tips for Travelling With a Baby for the First Time

As avid travellers, my wife and I knew we would eventually travel with baby Scarlett. Some people prefer to wait six months to a year before travelling with their baby, but we decided to do it at four months. We weren’t intimidated by the challenge of travelling with a baby, but I do admit I…

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Here’s why I’m Changing Careers After 18 Years

If you follow me on Twitter: @barrychoi, then you’ve already heard the news. After 18 years working in television – all with the same company – I put in my resignation. Obviously, it was a very tough decision for me, but I did it for two main reasons. First, I wanted to spend more time…

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How I’m Turning Found Money Into Free Money

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kijiji Canada. All opinions are my own. Baby Scarlett is 3 months old now and it’s been one heck of a ride. We’ve been fortunate in the sense that she hasn’t been too fussy of a baby, but as any new parent will tell…

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Saving Big on Baby Accessories

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kijiji Canada. All opinions are my own. Life with Scarlett has been absolutely amazing. She’s almost seven weeks old and has brought so much joy to our family. We wished a long time for her, and now we’re head over heels in love with…

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How We’re Dealing With a Single Income

It’s been about a month and half now since my wife and I became parents and despite some setbacks, we’re finally settling into a routine. Well, a routine with our finances. As any parent knows, infants don’t tend to have fixed schedules. We’re now used to a single income, but like many other parents, sometimes…

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Getting Serious About Saving With a Newborn

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kijiji Canada. All opinions are my own. It’s been just a few weeks since baby Scarlett was born and my wife and I are adapting to quite a few things. We’re learning how to be new parents, my wife is recovering from an unplanned…

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My Baby Costs so far

**Editor’s note: Since I originally wrote this, I’ve already spent an additional $1,000 on randrom crap. I’ll try to update this page later. Many people know that babies are expensive. But nothing really prepares you for all that extra money you need to spend. My wife and I had already spent a small fortune since…

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