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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!

sept16update

Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey September 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

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Investing on Behalf of my Kids

piggy-bank

Ever since the kids were born, I often think about their financial futures.  I wonder what they will do for a living when they get older, and whether they can build wealth rather than succumbing to the heavily promoted North American consumer lifestyle.  I can now see why my parents often tried to nudge me… Read More

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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 a… Read More

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success

Back in March 2014, I wrote a short piece for MDJ on my journey to a $5M net worth by 50. See: “Lessons from a 50 Year Old Multi-Millionaire.” We reached the $1M net worth destination by age 40 and $5M by age 50. After working (we’re educators) and investing for about 20 years, working… Read More

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Sean Cooper Networth Sept 2016

Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey September 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

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wealthbuildingtips

I was recently catching up with an old friend (we'll call him Gary) discussing life, family, our careers, and then inevitably.. money.  Perhaps it's because I think about money a lot, but if I have a conversation with someone long enough, it will almost always lead to finances in some way or another. Gary in particular has always… Read More

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karl net worth update aug 2016

Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey August 2016 Net Worth Update – Team MDJ edition. A select group of readers were selected to be part of Team MDJ which was conceived after my million dollar net worth milestone was achieved in June 2014. Karl the Real Estate Agent was selected as a team member and… Read More

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reader mail

Here is an email from an MDJ reader who has achieved financial success, but is asking for advice on what to do next. He is relatively young with a professional career, and has crossed the $1M in net worth. My current financial situation is similar to yours, albeit I'm a little older at 42. I… Read More

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