Money Tips

Tips and Tricks to stretch your dollars even further!

Financial Literacy for Teens – Teaching Teens about Money

Financial Literacy for Teens – Teaching Teens about Money

Money is a tool and individuals are in the driver's seat in terms of making financial decisions, so it is important as parents to teach children early about money, financial literacy and managing their money. Managing money and being in control of your own finances...

Preparing for Black Friday and Holiday Shopping

I am a frugal shopper and love deals and search high and low for deals all year. When it comes to holiday shopping I make sure I use Black Friday to my full advantage to stretch my budget the farthest that I can. Last year in November, I was pregnant and the idea of...

Creating a Budget to Take Control of Your Money

Creating a Budget to Take Control of Your Money

Now that you have completed Task #1: Taking Control of your Money by tracking expenses, you know have an understanding of where your money is being spent and are ready to set yourself up with a budget that will lead you into financial success. A budget is the next...

Taking Control of Your Money

Taking Control of Your Money

Does money overwhelm you? Are you not sure where to start to get your money and finances in order? Are you drowning in debt? Do you swipe that credit card without thinking, and figure oh I will just pay it off later? Want less stress related to money? If you answered...

The Best Money Saving Apps Available in Canada

The Best Money Saving Apps Available in Canada

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Mobile Shop. All opinions are 100% mine. Raising a family is expensive - household expenses, groceries, extra curricular activities, day care, car repairs.  It all adds up FAST.  Here are a few of my favourite...

5 Tips for Saving Money On your Cell Phone Plan

5 Tips for Saving Money On your Cell Phone Plan

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Mobile Shop for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My cell phone... my life line, clock, alarm clock, radio, grocery list, bank, step counter, calculator, calendar, movie player, messenger, notepad, camera, social...

8 Tips To Make Extracurricular Activities More Affordable

8 Tips To Make Extracurricular Activities More Affordable

“Mom can I play hockey?” “Mom I want to try baseball.” “Mom lets go swimming.” ”Mom I want to learn to play guitar.”  These are all requests that I have received from my oldest in a single day!  When talking about having kids people worry about saving for university...