“I have been with my partner for more than 5 years – should I have a joint bank account with him?”
Having a joint bank account if your finances are closely linked can be very useful, especially if you live together and share expenses. It is very convenient to be able to pay bills, or write cheques from one account. Many … Continue reading
How to Save Money When Traveling for the Holidays
For many people this coming holiday season, the name of the game is still to try and save money where possible. Money is still not flowing as freely as it once was, and this means that corners still need 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
Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Car Expenses
Unless you live in an area that is well-served by a public transportation network, a vehicle is an expense that most people would deem necessary. Owning a car gives you the freedom to move from one place to the next without too … Continue reading
How Much Does it Cost to Be a Stay-at-Home Mum?
Mothers everywhere have at one time or another toyed with the idea of staying at home to raise the kids. Some jump right in deciding that no amount of money can make up for the experience of being able to … 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
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
Getting the Health Insurance You Need
Health insurance is costly and it is not likely to get any cheaper in the near future. The high costs make it difficult for many families to get it, but there are many forms and you may be able to … Continue reading
Tips for Saving Money in the Summer and Still Taking a Vacation
The summer is a great time to have fun. Most people look at it as a time for vacations and travel. With money still being tight in many places, it can be hard to find the money needed for a … Continue reading
Do You Need Income Insurance?
If you should get involved in an accident, or get injured on the job, income insurance can be there to ensure that you continue to receive a monthly paycheck. Also called disability insurance, income insurance can be an excellent way … Continue reading