If you have some short-term money goals (aka anything under three years) there are some key ways you can optimize your savings efforts—and make sure you still have a life at the same time.
Before you can buy a house, you need to come up with a downpayment – and saving it is easier said than done. Here are the best tips to save up five figures for a house, based on my experience doing exactly that.
Not sure where to begin when it comes to creating a plan to manage your money? Start here, with these four steps that are totally do-able for beginners and pros alike.
Um, what?! It’s true—money goals aren’t really a thing. The things you (and I!) think of as money goals are really just in service of our actual goals, whether it’s homeownership, travel, or whatever it is we really want.
If you’re thinking of buying a house, you’re probably doing the back-and-forth battle between saving more (to avoid CMHC fees) and buying earlier. Here’s how much you actually need to save for a downpayment.
Learn from my mistakes! For years, my emergency fund was my “everything” fund, and because of that, it never got up to anything close to a reasonable amount of money. Here’s what I did wrong.