Strategies to STAY ON BUDGET.

You sit down, look at your income and expenses, and write down the numbers. Everything looks good and you’re excited for this new plan. You think “this time will be different; this time I will stick to the budget.” Then two weeks later you are blindsided by an unexpected cost. Or a month later you realize you’ve been spending more …

Spring Cleaning!

Spring Cleaning! Where do you keep your adulting documents? Online storage? Computer? External drive? Filing cabinet? Get organized and locate the following: Wills (often kept on file with the lawyer, you should also have a copy) Mortgage documents (and make a calendar note for when the term renews) Life insurance policies (and payment and renewal dates) Health and dental plan …

Guest Post – 2017 Back to School Resource Guide

We were honored to be asked to participate in this year’s 2017 Back to School Resource Guide by the Victoria Mom’s Blog! In this blog, we discuss ways that you can get your children back to school and still stay on your budget! Check out our guest blog!

Summer Vacations are what life is all about…..but can you afford one?

Every day you scroll through Facebook and Instagram to see your friends having the time of their lives on summer vacation! They’re taking road trips, renting cabins, driving boats, sliding down waterslides, and eating ice cream. And you’re at home. Why? Because you can’t afford a summer vacation (there’s a chance that your friends can’t either, and will be thanking …

Investments

The Reality of Investments, Accounts & Labels

One article to end them all One of the most common questions we are asked is, “should I put money in my RRSP or my TFSA?” Why so much confusion around this topic? Well, unfortunately, home economics class doesn’t have much about “economics”. Or maybe, like me, you didn’t realize the information being taught would ACTUALLY be valuable in life …

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