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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. If you are just starting your financial journey, I recommend that you start with Financial Freedom 101 located in the navigation bar above. Otherwise, check out my latest articles listed below.

After my interview with Forbes.com, I received a rush of new readers visiting MDJ along with a slew of questions.  One email in particular stood out as it was from a 17 year old, David, who is already starting to save and get interested in investing. Here is the email: I'm 17 years old and… Read More


Just a quick reminder that The Successful Investor Newsletter deal is ending very soon. We have negotiated the best price on the web for one of the best performing stock newsletters in Canada. More details here. Does more money buy more happiness? Or, is there a saturation point and/or diminishing returns? The Blunt Bean Counter… Read More


Calvin and his spouse Beverly immigrated to Canada in the early 1970's (both in their mid-late 20's).  While people move to different countries all the time, the couple came to Canada under a number of challenging circumstances.  They arrived with very little understanding of the English language and into a city that was predominately English speaking.  They… Read More


Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey August 2014 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… Read More


Over the past three 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 three years now, and I'm pleased with the service.  The membership includes a monthly email… Read More


A little while ago, I wrote an article about the best credit card for Aeroplan collectors (TD Visa won the battle).  The thing about Aeroplan credit cards is that they all "premium" cards which means they require an annual fee (As a limited time bonus, TD will waive the fee for the first year).  While… Read More


How to Accumulate Serious Air Mile Points

I've never been much of an Air Miles collector, but lately, it's been all the rage at the office. What are Air Miles?   Air Miles rewards program is a popular loyalty program in Canada.  A number of mainstream retailers like Sobeys/Lawtons, Metro, Irving, Staples, Rona and Old Navy, offer air miles points when making purchases… Read More


It is never late to get one's financial affairs in order. This exercise gains prominence with a dependent family. The Retire Happy blog wrote about how to Get your finances in order. Debt freedom can be a big boost to long-term life plans including relocation, switching careers, retirement, etc. Young of Young and Thrifty explained… Read More