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by Happychoice
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What specific increases in costs are you seeing?
Replies: 12
Views: 2004

Re: What specific increases in costs are you seeing?

Another one that may or may not affect me. The Insurance Bureau of Canada suggests a substantial increase in vehicle ins. I won't know until June. The previous provincial government told us it would lower rates but never did, so who knows what the current gov. will do. I have researched in the past ...
by Happychoice
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check In January 12, 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 3820

Re: Daily Check In January 12, 2019

G'day frugal friends, What a beautiful start to the day, the sky is blue now and what little cloud we saw has moved off over Lake Ont. It's a cold Sat, right now -12 including the WC. There's little snow and sidewalks are clear.... I'm trying to motivate myself to walk but I'm not there yet. It's a ...
by Happychoice
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What specific increases in costs are you seeing?
Replies: 12
Views: 2004

Re: What specific increases in costs are you seeing?

Increases in costs are included in my condo fee, ie water & sewer, snow removal, maintenance and a bunch of other things which all add up. There are definitely some costs in the corporation's budget that are being questioned this year. There are times when I think to sell and rent instead but I'm no...
by Happychoice
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Reader's Digest Version of a Long Story
Replies: 19
Views: 2185

Re: Reader's Digest Version of a Long Story

I do remember you posting years back. It's wonderful to hear you are feeling much better. Continue to heal and enjoy your newfound life.
by Happychoice
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in January 10, 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 3257

Re: Daily Check-in January 10, 2019

The sun is shining today and that makes me so happy after loads of gray this past while. I am venturing out for a couple of errands and just to absorb some of the brightness. It's another frugal day. Just the word January inspires me to be frugal. I'll walk to the library and to the pharmacy after f...
by Happychoice
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What specific increases in costs are you seeing?
Replies: 12
Views: 2004

What specific increases in costs are you seeing?

With the start of the new year, what are the increases that you are seeing? For me, I'm seeing the following, so far: - my condo fees have increased by 7% over 2018, amounting to approx $360 more per year. That was the biggest shocker! There's nothing I can do to alter this. - my internet service in...