Let's talk about money.Spending, saving, the dread pirate budgeting, all that good stuff. And yes, it'll be fun—promise.
When I started this blog, it was for a simple reason: my goal was to save half my income, and I thought it’d be interesting to write about. While I’ve never shared exact numbers on my income, I like to think I’ve always been transparent about what has worked—and...read more
When it comes to online banking in Canada, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better, more complete, or more user-friendly option than Tangerine Bank. Tangerine used to be the Canadian branch of ING Direct, and was acquired by Scotiabank in 2012. While the name and...read more
It’s classic investment advice: diversify your portfolio! But if you’re new to the world of investing, that probably means less than nothing to you. Diversify with what? And how? The good news is, I guarantee you’re already familiar with the concept of...read more
With the way the financial media covers the economy, it’s no surprise that from time to time, you might wonder how to prepare for a recession. Luckily, there are some solid, common-sense, basic things you can do to prepare your finances for a recession, although quite...read more
This post is a sponsored collaboration with BMO SmartFolio, but all opinions and stories are my own. When you think about saving for retirement, do you think about your Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)? If you’re not, you should—for a few reasons. Sure, your TFSA might...read more
If you’re wondering how to save for a new kitchen, the best advice I can give you is this: start now. (And no, not only because kitchens can come with a hefty price tag!) As you might have seen on Instagram, we’re in the early stages of a kitchen renovation. However,...read more
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