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 sponsored by Alterna Bank, but all opinions and stories are my own. When I was a student, I was not reading personal finance blogs—let’s just make that clear right now. I wasn’t terrible with money as a student in the grand scheme of things, but I...read more
It’s time for a how-to tutorial, pals: how to calculate your net worth. Calculating and tracking your net worth over time isn’t just for people with Scrooge-McDuck money—it’s one of the best ways to get a quick look at your overall financial situation and to track...read more
If you’re worrying about your retirement savings, same. Here are the concrete, actionable steps I’m taking to feel more secure about my retirement plans.read more
This post was sponsored by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, but all opinions and stories are my own. How do you know if it’s time to do a full financial review—and what should you look for when you do? That’s a question I’ve asked myself a lot in the past...read more
If you’re wondering if you should pay off your mortgage faster, same here pals—and that’s not something I ever thought I would say. For the first two years that we had our house, I considered paying off your mortgage early to be one of those super-extreme personal...read more
One of the most frequent questions I’ve heard since we got married is “How do you manage your money now that you’re married?” Truly, it’s been the second-most-asked question after “How much did you spend on the wedding?” because on both counts, there aren’t many...read more
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