Budgeting

Budgeting – sounds fun?

Budgeting may not be your favourite subject, but it might just be a necessary part of life in order to ensure that your finances are kept […]

What’s up with deeply discounted mortgage rates?

When considering a deeply discounted 5-year rate, keep in mind that cheapest isn’t always best. Strangely, we know that’s true when we’re shopping for anything else […]

15 Canadian Personal Finance Blogs to follow in 2015

No matter what your financial plans are for 2015 – to get out of debt, max out your tax-free savings account, top up your emergency fund, save […]

New poll: Borrowers unmotivated to make extra payments on their mortgage

Compared to even six years ago, today’s interest rates are a steal. The discounted 5-year fixed has tumbled more than 2.25 percentage points in that time. […]

2014 Financial Goal: Get out of debt!

Well happy New Year all! 2013 was a rough year financially for my family. Between unexpected emergency vet bills and the flood, we took on consumer […]

Naughty or nice? Keeping your holiday spending on track

Holidays can be hard on the wallet. It’s easy to get caught up in the warm feelings of the season and overspend. But with a little […]

Financial planning helps ensure better mortgage choices

Between paying living expenses, mortgage instalments and taxes – not to mention saving for children’s education and retirement – it’s not easy for families to get ahead. […]

Make the most of your mortgage

The mortgage industry has changed a lot in the last five years but what does that mean for the average consumer? Well it often means that […]