Let's talk about money.Spending, saving, the dread pirate budgeting, all that good stuff. And yes, it'll be fun—promise.
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
This post is sponsored by Alterna Bank, but all opinions, stories, and emergency fund anecdotes are my own. “Multiple emergency funds? But I’m having trouble even saving up one emergency fund.” If that’s what you’re thinking when you hear “multiple emergency funds,”...read more
As a follow-up to my post about easy ways to save more money, I want to talk about the flip side of things—hard ways to save more money. Specifically, I want to talk about the very worthwhile high effort, high impact ways to make a big difference in your financial...read more
I spoke at an event last week, and the moderator asked a great question: “What are some easy ways to save more money?” I say great question, but I completely blew it in person, and was like “Uuuhhhhhh track your spending?” Which is a great way to save more money, but...read more
Filing your taxes as a couple is a big step in terms of feelings—you're doing money stuff together!—but here in Canada, filing jointly isn't actually all that big of a step or transition. To file jointly, there are only a few things you need to do and know. Things can...read more
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