Category: Personal Finance

Slow Cooking for Fast Savings

When you suggest cooking with a crock pot, images of an avocado-coloured appliance that was all the rage a few decades ago come to mind. Crock pots have evolved to suit the times, the needs and the budgets of busy families in the modern day.  In terms of feeding your family a healthy meal, on […]

Not all Debt is Equal
Do you know the difference between good debt and bad debt?
Spring Clean Your Finances

After a long and cold Canadian winter, spring tends to bring signs of hope and renewal. As days grow longer and trees begin to bud, spring is the perfect time to clean up our finances, reduce debt and let our financial health bloom. Here are a few tips to help you get started with your […]

Can Credit Counselling Help You?

Charging up a hefty credit card bill can be fun and effortless. But paying off that debt is often easier said than done.  Once the collectors begin to call and the stress of unpaid bills starts piling up, it’s difficult to know where to turn for help.

Tax Saving Tips for Frugal Families

For the average Canadian family the certainty of paying the tax man each year can take a big toll on the household budget. In fact, most Canadians families can count on taxes to be their largest single expense.