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How to Prep Financially to Go Full-Time Freelance

How to Prep Financially to Go Full-Time Freelance

This post is a collaboration with TD Insurance, but all opinions are my own. I’ve been running Half Banked as a side hustle alongside my full-time job for three years now. At different points during that time, there were moments when I sat down to evaluate whether I...

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5 Thoughts After One Year of Home Ownership

5 Thoughts After One Year of Home Ownership

In honour of the one-year anniversary of moving into our house (this Friday!) I wanted to share some thoughts I have about our first year in the house has been like, and on home ownership in general.  The type of house you buy will impact your lifestyle a lot. The...

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Saving For Retirement: Is It Even Possible?

Saving For Retirement: Is It Even Possible?

The internet is so mad! Again! About retirement guidelines! If you’ve seen the “by 35, you should…” meme out of context, it’s all based on an article in MarketWatch that recommended—accurately—that you should have 2x your salary put away for retirement by the age of...

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