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by singpolyma
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Stephen from Canada
Replies: 8
Views: 1947

Re: Stephen from Canada

Thanks for the feedback everyone! It's really helpful. I'm going to think out loud about some of the observations and questions. Not rationalizing, I think every point is valid, just thinking. 1) move 2) sell the car 3) cut your charity donations Fair. We just moved earlier this year, and we really ...
by singpolyma
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Stephen from Canada
Replies: 8
Views: 1947

Re: Stephen from Canada

Yeah, that car... before I was married I had no car. My wife used to commute to next town for work (!) but is now SAHM -- little one will be old enough to ride in the bike trailer later this month so I hope we can get to at least much lower car use in the near future. Housing is high, I agree, but I...
by singpolyma
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Stephen from Canada
Replies: 8
Views: 1947

Stephen from Canada

Hello everyone! I come from a fairly frugal background (lived below "poverty line" in Canada, then in a 3rd world country) but while I continued to live more frugally than my coworkers, my large salary did create slow lifestyle inflation that I did not avoid because "well, but I have the money..." -...