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Welcome to Million Dollar Journey! If you’re new here, you can learn about me and even follow my financial journey to becoming a millionaire by 35 through my net worth updates. Since hitting the Million Dollar milestone, I’ve been documenting my journey towards financial freedom that you can follow here. If you are just starting your own financial journey, you can start with Financial Freedom 101 located in the navigation bar above. Before you leave, check out my latest articles listed below and don’t forget to subscribe to my updates!

Brexit, CPP Expansion and Free Credit Scores

Recently, I wrote about how the PC Financial World Elite MasterCard is perhaps the best no annual fee grocery credit card out there.  It offers 3% cash back when shopping at Loblaws group of stores  (Loblaws, Dominion in NL, Real Canadian Super Store, No Frills, PC Mobile, and Shoppers Drug Mart).  You can redeem $20 at… Read More


Over the past four years, The Successful Investor (TSI) has offered MDJ readers the best deal on the web on Canada's top stock picking newsletter service.   Now they are back again for another round! I've been a subscriber for a little over four years now, and I'm pleased with the service.  The membership includes a monthly email… Read More


Financial Freedom Update – June 2016 (+5.78%)

Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey June 2016 Financial Freedom Update.  For those of you new here, since achieving $1M in net worth in June 2014 (age 35), I have shifted my focus to achieving financial independence.  How?  I plan on building my passive income sources to the point where they are enough to cover our family… Read More


Net Worth Update June 2016 – Sean Cooper (+2.76%)

Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey June 2016 Net Worth Update - Team MDJ edition. A select group of readers were selected to be part of Team MDJ which was conceived after the million dollar net worth milestone was achieved in June 2014. Sean Cooper was selected as a team member and will post net worth… Read More


I brought this post out of the archives due to a number of recent emails about how to track stock holdings.  I still use Google spreadsheets  today to track my dividend holdings. With the market volatility, there is a heightened interest in dividend stocks and how to buy stocks in general. Within my article on… Read More


Give Yourself a Financial Checkup

This article was originally written in Sept 2008, but very relevant for today. I enjoyed reading over it again, I hope you do too! Life is busy. However, even with hectic schedules most of us manage to keep up with the family, home maintenance, exercise, and work. But what about your finances? When was the… Read More


Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey May 2016 Net Worth Update – Team MDJ edition. A select group of readers were selected to be part of Team MDJ which was conceived after the million dollar net worth milestone was achieved in June 2014. SmilingSaver was selected as a team member and will post net worth updates on a regular basis. Here is more… Read More


Top Cash Back Credit Cards in Canada for 2016

This post was originally written in 2007 but has been updated several times since.  The reason why I'm posting it again now is because we have a new "best free cash back credit card" in Canada.  Check it out! After you guys gave me your favorite credit cards, I did a little research and came… Read More