Year in Review – How did your budget fare in 2018?

February 18th, 2019

Well we are now two months into 2019.  This is the time to reflect on the spending mistakes that you made in 2018 and ensure that you make different moves going forward into 2019. Spending Mistakes last year I personally think a lot of our mistakes in spending can be connected to impulse buying.  If [...]

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In and Out – how to save for the new year!

January 16th, 2019

I can still hear the countdown…5..4…3…2…1..Happy New Year! A few weeks into the new year though and persons are singing a different song. It’s been more along the lines of watching your money disappear and wishing that you knew where it went in such a short time. Priorities If during the Christmas holidays you happened [...]

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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 [...]

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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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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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