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 […]

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 raise children and look after your home. […]

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. […]

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 […]

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?