Category archives: Finances

Managing a Kitchen Renovation Budget

Managing a Kitchen Renovation Budget

Without a home renovation budget in place renovating your home can quickly and easily slide out of control. Unlike other locations in the world, the cost of products and the cost of manual labour in Canada is quite high. For example, a complete kitchen renovation for an average size home...

Will Online Banking Eliminate The Need For Check Cashing Services?

Will Online Banking Eliminate The Need For Check Cashing Services?

The recent explosion of computer technology and the advent of the world wide web has led many financial experts to question whether the introduction of online banking may spell the doom of traditional forms of banking. These worries apply even to the future of such modern innovations such as the...

The Benefits of Having an Investment Manager

The Benefits of Having an Investment Manager

Many people would like to invest some of their money in order to receive a financial return such as stock dividend or growth on their investment. However, the average person does not understand the intricacies of investing, so they turn to a professional such as Peter Briger to help them...

Is Borrowing Money to Consolidate Your #Debt a Smart Idea?

Is Borrowing Money to Consolidate Your #Debt a Smart Idea?

Do you ever feel like you’re drowning in credit card debt? With numerous due dates, multiple minimum payments and building interest, it can be difficult to get out of debt. That’s where debt consolidation comes in. While consolidating does have its cons, it can be a lifesaver for some. Here...

Money Saving Advantages with Cinch Financial

Money Saving Advantages with Cinch Financial

We all have to face some big financial decisions in our lives, like where to shop for a mortgage or car insurance, and it can be frustrating and stressful trying to find the best rate or best deal. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was someone to just tell you...

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 of all the times you were approached for a donation this year. If you sponsor a friend’s walk or ride or said yes...

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...