Education costs

October 30th, 2018

Do you have children? Well even if you don’t have children of your own I am sure that you are aware that there are several costs associated with raising children.  You might think of the obvious cost of food, clothing and any medical attention that they might need but one of the major challenges that [...]


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 [...]


How can you save money when doing home renovations?

March 26th, 2015

Renovating your home can be one of the most frustrating and expensive projects that you will ever undertake. The time and effort involved in negotiating prices with contractors, dealing with sloppy workmanship or staying within your budget can seem to be interminable.  Often people put home renovation projects on hold for years as they struggle [...]


Do you really save money?

January 10th, 2014

If you type in the words,’saving money’ on your computer, the search engine will display approximately 110,000,000 results. This wide variety of information about saving money is popular because  everyone is feeling the financial pinch. Persons who think they are saving money must also ask themselves if they are saving in some areas of their [...]


Scotia Bank Customers to pay more to cash their cheques.

July 16th, 2013

The major goal of any bank is to make a profit. They might camouflage it in a lot of convincing promises that they are looking out for consumers but the truth is banks need to make money. So how do banks make their money? They charge their customers for every service they provide. Now I [...]


How to plan a graduation party on a budget!

June 19th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer Let’s face it, times are so hard that a lot of things we previously enjoyed doing have taken a backseat. This includes having lavish parties for our loved ones. As a result, a number of people have had to miss out on celebrating life’s milestones because of limited [...]