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  • UrbanDepartures_Kijiji

    Not buying second hand? You should be.

    Who still buys second hand? When my family first moved to Canada, my parents couldn’t afford many new purchases. I remember visiting New to You, a program for gently used second hand clothing, at…

    February 23, 2017
  • UrbanDepartures_GiverKeepsOnGiving

    How to handle well-meaning gifts

    Just like that…Christmas is upon us once again. It really snuck up on us this year. I’ve been wrestling with two competing desires; I go back and forth between an elaborate first Christmas for Baby Sister…

    December 23, 2015
  • UrbanDepartures_30FinancialMilestones30

    30 Financial Milestones to reach by Age 30

    With my birthday fast approaching, I thought it’d be fun to check in on the 30 financial milestones to reach by age 30 that have been floating around the internet for a while. How many…

    December 3, 2015