Stay On Target: 6 Things Star Wars Taught Me About Money

Stay On Target: 6 Things Star Wars Taught Me About Money

This April and May are big months for Star Wars fans like myself. Not only is May 4th the official day that we Jedi-wannabes will celebrate the initial 1977 premiere of George Lucas’ revolutionary Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope… Read More


National Honesty Day: 10 Financial Truths

National Honesty Day: 10 Financial Truths

This Sunday, April 30, our neighbors to the south will be celebrating National Honesty Day. We thought this would be a great opportunity to hop on the bandwagon and discuss being honest with yourself when it comes to your personal finances. Honesty is always (in our opinion) the best policy,… Read More


What Is The 50/20/30 Rule For Budgeting?

What Is The 50/20/30 Rule For Budgeting?

Trying to force yourself to start budgeting properly? Maybe you’ve just moved out and are living on your own, which is always a good motivator. No better time to become a math and finance whiz than when your living situation depends on it. So, get out your notebook or… Read More


5 Things I Gave up to Afford a Mexican Vacation

5 Things I Gave up to Afford a Mexican Vacation

I haven’t taken a real vacation in years and I also haven’t even had that much time off in the last two years to relax and recharge. So my boyfriend and I decided that this year we were going to make time for a vacation. We… Read More


Can You Afford That Big Purchase?

Can You Afford That Big Purchase?

Every day, people across the country spend their hard earned money. The harsh reality is that it’s far easier to spend the money we make than make the money we spend. However, as long as we can manage our spending habits and force ourselves not to buy unnecessary… Read More


The Bachelor: Match Maker or Debt Maker?

The Bachelor: Match Maker or Debt Maker?

Even though participating on The Bachelor may seem like a dream come true, it can turn into a nightmare of struggling to pay your way out of debt. Yes, it has some benefits like fame and “possibly everlasting love,” but it comes at a large price, literally. Not… Read More


5 Ways to Save an Extra $100 Before The End of March

5 Ways to Save an Extra $100 Before The End of March

We don’t know about you but, two months into 2017 and we’re already having some serious issues keeping up with our savings goals. Like most consumers (and us!), at the end of 2016, you probably set yourself a few financial goals or resolutions. This is great by the way; we… Read More


Watch Out For Your Wallet: Top Canadian Financial Scams

Watch Out For Your Wallet: Top Canadian Financial Scams

In this day and age, there’s no shortage of people who are willing to steal from you and not give a second thought about it. There are also a ton of ways they can do it. With the internet, and everyone having a phone in their pocket, taking people’s money… Read More


How To Get Fit On A Budget

How To Get Fit On A Budget

Trying to work off the post-holiday winter weight? Or maybe you’re just sticking to a long anticipated New Year’s resolution. Whatever your motivation might be for getting or staying in shape, you’ll probably want to do so without putting too much financial strain on yourself. The strain should be on… Read More


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