Monthly Archives: April 2020
Four Ways to Conserve Energy and Save Over the Summer
Summer is a beautiful time of year where a whole lot fun can take place, but you need to be conscious of the fact that summer can also drain your bank account if you aren’t careful. Unlike fall or spring, … Continue reading
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 The penny, many (including the Canadian Senate Finance Committee) believe, is obsolete.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
Marriage Insurance … The Next Big Thing?
Hearing the spiteful and snide remarks, I’m always amazed at how some couples remain married. It’s not that they have never thought of divorce, they probably think about it daily. The glue to keeping these unions of unhappiness together is … Continue reading
Why our Children must be Money Smart!
We live in a world that seems to be taking our hard earned money out of our pockets as fast as we can earn it. The costs of providing even the basic necessities that we need to survive – food, … Continue reading
Measuring Financial Progress
As time passes it is quite normal and even constructive to measure your progress in different areas of your life. You may look at where you are professionally to make decisions on what needs to be done in that arena. … Continue reading
Top 5 Reasons Personal Budgets Fail
A budget should be an earnest attempt to change spending habits permanently for the better, or lasting results cannot be expected. Take a look at the top 5 reasons why personal budgets fail. Continue reading
Save Money by Starting a Business!
One great way to save money on some of your regular monthly expenses is to start a home business. This is especially true if you have expenditures that could be turned into business-related ones. The New Zealand government allows you … Continue reading
The 7 Most Common Investing Money Mistakes to Avoid
Investing money into profitable various financial tools is a solid way to use money wisely for the future. Being aware of its profitability, however, does not ensure that you actually are making wise choices. Here are some common problems that … Continue reading
Be Prepared To Live Longer
The age people can expect to die varies enormously around the world – from 83 in Japan to just 42 in Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. New Zealand average mortality too has shown consistent improvement. For males, in 1990 life expectancy was … Continue reading
5 Tips on Choosing the Best Credit Card
Having the right credit card not only enables you to not have to carry cash, but it also will give you access to some charging power, too. Many credit cards also provide excellent benefits, too, such as cash back or … Continue reading