Children can learn how to manage money!

May 4th, 2017

Children like shopping for new things just as much as adults do but there is a big difference. Children usually get their money from their parents or relatives while adults have to earn their money. This is an obvious difference as the value of a dollar is not easily explained to a five year old [...]

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Decorating your house on a budget! Part 1

March 14th, 2017

I love decorating.  A few details can really make a room go from tolerable to amazing! The best part about decorating is the little thrill of excitement as you plan how you are going to arrange everything to make the most impact when you walk into the room. Of course, that thrill is significantly lessened [...]

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Adding up the cost of the new year!

January 2nd, 2017

So 2017 is finally here and a lot of people are slowly lamenting the cost of everything they spent on 2016.  The worst part of the new year is to realize that you spent all the money that was supposed to last until the next pay cheque. The shopping this season was unbelievable as trying [...]

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Have you met your financial goals?

December 28th, 2016

As 2016 winds down, I think of all the financial goals I had set for myself this year.  Although I had very lofty plans I did actually meet a few of them so that’s great.  However, a lot of my goals were derailed my bad choices and unexpected events. Obstacles Regardless of how much you [...]

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Healthy Meals on a Budget!

November 17th, 2016

Whether you have a family of four or one, meal preparations can be time consuming and expensive.  Often consumers opt for fast food options which are not always the healthiest choices. Since you want to avoid paying exorbitant doctor’s fees, it is in your best interest to prepare your meals at home.  Healthy food however, [...]

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Restaurant Week – Savour the Experience!

November 5th, 2016

How often do you eat out?  Some people eat out every day while for others it is a once a month affair. The decision to eat out is usually because of convenience as after a hard day at work it is often easier to stop and pick up dinner than going home to cook. The [...]

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