Personal Finance

Tipping Etiquette In Canada

How Much to Tip

Have you ever come across a situation where you didn’t know whether or not to tip someone, and if you did want to tip them, you didn’t know how much to give? You don’t want to give too little, but you also don’t want to give more than what is normal, especially if the service »» [read more] ««

4 Credit Card Fees You Should Never Pay

Credit Card Fees You Shouldnt Pay

Many people think that credit cards are evil and should be avoided at all costs. I am not one of those people. With a bit of discipline, I truly believe that credit cards can actually be a very useful financial tool (especially if you use a card that gives you rewards). However, you could be »» [read more] ««

GasBuddy – An Easy Way To Save On Gas

Save on Gas with GasBuddy

Have you heard about GasBuddy? It’s a fantastic website that allows you to find the lowest gas prices in Canada and the USA. You’re able to search by city, province, and postal code – make it super simple to save money on gasoline! Not only can you find the lowest gas prices by location, but »» [read more] ««

Canada Tax Deductions & Tax Credits To Take Advantage Of

Canada Tax Credits

Have you filed your taxes yet? All tax returns are due on or before April 30 (or April 15 if you or your spouse are self employed), which means there are just about 2 months left to file your paperwork. Do you normally get a cheque or are you the one who always ends up »» [read more] ««

Dear Parents Of Adult Children – Start Charging Your Kids Rent!

Charging Kids Rent

I am always amazed at how many grown men & women are still living with their parents and not paying a dime in rent. This is one of those subjects that I feel so passionately about, that I will argue with you for hours about how I’m right and you’re wrong. If adult children are »» [read more] ««

How To Get Married Without Going Broke

Get Married Without Going Broke

Did you know that the average wedding in 2012 cost $30,000? You read that right – thirty thousand dollars. I got married in 2008 for a grand total of $5,000 (including a 1-week vacation to Cuba). This is not as good as my friend Kerry’s $239 wedding, but I still think we did pretty well, »» [read more] ««

How To Save Money On Transportation

Save Money on Transportation

Save Money On Transportation. The price of gasoline is as high as it’s ever been, but there are still many ways you can save money on transportation. Here are just a few of them: Use Public Transportation Public transportation costs much less than owning a vehicle and is also better for the environment. This may »» [read more] ««

Rebate Revolution – Get Paid For Sharing Your Rebate Nightmares

Rebate Revolution Nov 2013

Get Paid To Share Your Bad Experiences! Have you had a terrible time trying to get a promised rebate? Rebate Revolution would like to pay you to share your experience on their website! They’ll pay $50 for a video or $25 for a written story. Cash is awarded as a VISA card. And, for a »» [read more] ««

How I Save Money On Produce

Save Money on Produce

When people see photos of all the deals that I get when I go shopping, they often ask how I live on shaving cream, deodorant, soup and pasta. I do buy produce and perishable items – really! So, how do I save money on produce? I do two things – buy sale items and freeze. »» [read more] ««

Saving Money On Starbucks K-Cups – Reader Question

Starbucks Verdana K-Cups

Today’s Reader Question is from Mandy, One of my splurges is Starbucks Veranda Blend K-Cups. They are rarely on sale at the grocery store. Where can you get the best deal on Starbucks Keurig K-Cups – either online or in a ‘brick and mortar’ store? -Mandy Do you have any ideas for Mandy? Please share »» [read more] ««