12 Tips to Cut Heating Bills

12 Tips to Cut Heating Bills

It comes as no surprise that the majority of Canada is cold for most of the year. There is no place in Canada where you can get away without heating your home for part of the year, even here in British Columbia. Reducing your heating bill by as little as 10% could save you hundreds […]

The Very Best FREE Coupon Apps for Canadians

The Very Best FREE Coupon Apps for Canadians

Most Canadians want to save money when they can. Clipping print coupons is an effective way to do that, but you have to go through volumes of paper to find one you need, cut it out, carry it around with you, and then remember to use it during checkout before it expires. That’s a lot […]

8 Ways Canadians Can Make US Travel More Affordable

8 Ways Canadians Can Make US Travel More Affordable

If you’ve ever planned a vacation or business trip from Canada to the United States, you probably know how painful it is to watch the expenses add up until it simply isn’t affordable. It starts with the currency exchange and just gets more expensive from there. There are ways to offset the extra expense of […]

Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?

Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?

Many Canadian parents would like to stay at home with their young children. The thought of sending them to daycare or leaving them with a stranger pulls at our heartstrings and causes both anxiety and guilt. On top of that, life gets very busy when you’re trying to work, raise children and look after your […]

10 Side Businesses you can Start Online

10 Side Businesses you can Start Online

It’s a scary leap to just quit your job and try to earn enough money online. Even if you’re already home with the kids, it’s tough to work on your business full time while taking care of them. A lot of people may simply need to supplement their existing income. Luckily, many online business models […]

Financial Abuse is Rampant in Millennial Relationships

Financial Abuse is Rampant in Millennial Relationships

Sixty percent of millennials surveyed reported that a romantic partner used money to manipulate or gain power and control in a relationship. Just as many said a romantic partner had either lied about money, or hid money or debt from them. Seventy-eight percent said financial institutions have a responsibility to educate consumers on the issue. […]

Minimum Wage in Canada LOWER than 1977

Minimum Wage in Canada LOWER than 1977

Did you know that with inflation adjustments, the current (2014) minimum wage in Canada is actually lower than it was in the late 1970’s?