Monthly Archives: July 2015
Canada Should Follow the Example of New Zealand, Australia on the Penny
Canada is on the verge of making a decision about what to do with its one-cent piece. The penny, many (including the Canadian Senate Finance Committee) believe, is obsolete. Would those in Canada even miss the one-cent piece? For inspiration, … Continue reading
Do You Need Renter’s Insurance?
You may be wondering whether or not you need renters insurance because you may be thinking that surely the owner of the property has property insurance. The truth is that their insurance only covers the property itself, and any liability … Continue reading
How Much to Save Before Buying Your First House
Buying a house is an important milestone, but it can also be a frightening experience. The fear of not having enough money to complete the purchase or of running into trouble after the mortgage is in process can be enough … Continue reading
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Investing Money
Investing money is much different than investing wisely. It is easy to put your money into various investment opportunities and say you have some investments. The truth is that if you are not very sure of what you are doing … Continue reading
When Is it Time to Start Thinking about Retirement?
Recent days have seen money grow very tight for many people. Those who had been prospering for a long time suddenly found that the world had changed. Now it was not only not an easy thing to get money, but … Continue reading
How to Set a Budget on an Irregular Income
Budgeting can be tricky even on a fixed monthly salary, so adding the ‘irregular income’ wild card can really shake things up. The fact of the matter is though, for many people this is a reality. Freelance writers and web … Continue reading
6 Tips to Save Money on Your Next Travel Trip!
Traveling these days can be rather expensive. When money is tight, as you know, it is essential to be able to find ways to still travel – but how to do it for less money. There are many ways to … Continue reading
What Does Success Mean to You?
If you asked 10 people what success means to them I would expect you would get 10 different answers. Many would think success is very closely correlated to financial success. I look at success more broadly and for me its … Continue reading
5 Tips to Help Get You Started Saving Money Today
Many people find it difficult, if not near impossible, to put some money into savings. In a day when the economy is still a little tighter than it used to be, saving money may be even more important than ever. … Continue reading
Setting Up a Family Budget for Better Savings
If you have just been married and getting settled in to your new life, then it will help you immensely to get started right. So many couples have found out the hard way that starting off on the wrong foot … Continue reading