How To Easily Fit Charitable Donations Into Your Budget

How To Easily Fit Charitable Donations Into Your Budget

Canadians have a reputation for being generous but when your household budget is tight, giving to charity may be an expense you’ve written off as unaffordable. Think ...

Catching up: Credit Card Debt and Credit Scores

Catching up: Credit Card Debt and Credit Scores

Despite the widespread use of credit cards today many people have no idea how their credit card behavior affects their credit score, good or bad. It's fairly common knowledge that the higher your score is, the healthier your credit — but do you know what factors go into your score...

Do You Really Want to Refinance Your Mortgage?

Do You Really Want to Refinance Your Mortgage?

Do you want to refinance your mortgage so that you can save money each month thanks to lower interest rates? Homebuyers have benefited from the fact that interest rates for mortgages have been low for a number of years now, and that means that they are definitely saving money when...

Could You Afford to Lose Your Job, And For How Long?

Could You Afford to Lose Your Job, And For How Long?

If you were to lose your job today, do you have enough of a financial cushion to live off of for a few months while you find a new job? For many the answer is no. In today’s economy, most people live from pay cheque to pay cheque, and with...

Excellent Ways To Save Money On Groceries Without Using Coupons

Excellent Ways To Save Money On Groceries Without Using Coupons

Not everyone likes taking the time to go through coupons. Shewt, let’s be honest, in between work and running the house, who has the time nowadays. It’s no secret I love couponing but I will be the first to admit that part of the process is a tedious and often...

Back to School #Giveaway: Win a #Kindle Fire HD

Back to School #Giveaway: Win a #Kindle Fire HD

Did you know that it took more than three years to develop the first Kindle? Everything that could go wrong did go wrong. But did the guys at Amazon give up? Nope! They continued to work through all of the issues, and develop all of the features that they hoped...

A Nice Way to Eliminate Odors with DIY Febreze

A Nice Way to Eliminate Odors with DIY Febreze

I still remember my first encounter with Febreze vividly. I was traveling with a co-worker to a small festival we were attending for work. We stayed at the local motel, which made my co-worker nervous. She was a big city gal where motels were generally undesirable places to stay. But...

When Further Education Leads To Further Debt

When Further Education Leads To Further Debt

The path is laid out for us as we grow up. Go to school, study hard and get accepted to university. No problem, right? But the final stage of that plan, university, can lead to serious financial troubles. Enormous student loans and dim job prospects upon graduation can lead to...