Guide To Stretching Your Dollar Further

The unfortunate truth is a very large number of people live paycheck to paycheck. Unless you happen to be in the small class of individuals who aren’t concerned with saving money because you have an endless supply of it, chances are pretty good you would benefit from learning how to stretch the dollar a littleContinue Reading …

Feeding a family of 8 a Holiday Feast on a Budget #SaveMoneyEatBetter

With four children, we are used to feeding a crowd. Most days someone has a friend over for dinner or my parents (or a neighbour) are here, so having eight people at the dinner table is very normal. I have been told too many times that I cook to feed a crowd. I figure, evenContinue Reading …

Talk With Our Kids About Money Day powered by BMO #TWOKAM @BMO

With the Canadian dollar being so low and the economy what it is, many parents are concerned about their family’s financial future. They don’t want their children to worry about finances or other money-related issues. Every parent wants their child to grow up and be healthy and happy. Being successful and financially set are alsoContinue Reading …

Life is better with Lakota- Get a $10 promo code here

Some days I do not want to get out of bed! Not because it is just so comfy and warm in there, but the pain is too much to deal with. My children are very active and I try hard to keep up with them. Since it is summer and we are busy, I amContinue Reading …

Saving made simple with Gail Vaz-Oxlade Giveaway CAN #CommonCentsDay

The only reason I was able to be a stay at home mom to my children for so many years was because of my coupon collection. Every week I would look for coupons I could use on products I know we would be buying. Money saving coupons would often cut my grocery bill in half.Continue Reading …

Life as Normal with #SavingMadeSimple

I have been participating in the Saving Made Simple Financial challenge inspired by Gail Vax-Oxlade’s book Money Rules for the last 3 weeks. For me life has been normal and I have really had to make no changes. We only spend on needs, not wants unless we have budgeted for it. We do not useContinue Reading …

Save Money by Renting Text Books for School

For many College and University students back to school is the last thing on their minds. They are enjoying the much needed break and doing some work as they can to pay for school. School expenses are huge and many students have no idea what things cost planning ahead. Many are on their own forContinue Reading …

The Biggest Family Expenses of 2013

The start of the new year is often met with as much anxiety as it is excitement. This is especially true for those who have families to look after, and can be enough to cause a great deal of stress. Some of the biggest family expenses often go overlooked throughout the year, which can endContinue Reading …