• DIY Investing – With a Little Help

    DIY Investing – With a Little Help

    Forget about me, what did you learn from financial literacy month? Is there something that really stuck with you? Have you decided it's time to take control of your finances? The one question that I [...]

  • Roam Mobility Review

    Roam Mobility Review

    Canadians for many years have been complaining about the cost of data charges when travelling to the U.S. If you didn't purchase a roaming package in advance and started using data when travelling, you would [...]

  • What do You Really Know About Money?

    What do You Really Know About Money?

    We're quickly approaching the end of Financial Literacy Month in Canada so hopefully you've been taking the time to learn more about your money. If not, what has been stopping you? Many people out there believe [...]

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#CDNmoney chat – Black Friday Shopping

November 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Black Friday is less than a week and it marks the unofficial start to the holiday spending season. With so many Canadian retailers now offering their own Black Friday deals, it just makes sense to try [...]

  • Save for your emergency fund

Reasons to Use Your Emergency Fund

November 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Quite often I'm asked how we should prioritize our money, and one of my first responses is to set up an emergency fund. Setting aside 3-6 months worth of expenses should be made a priority [...]

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What’s Your Cost of Living?

November 16th, 2015|10 Comments

Toronto Life has recently been doing a series about the cost of living and I must admit that I didn't pay much attention to it until Emily Smibert was featured. The name may not sound familiar, [...]

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Top Chicago Attractions

November 12th, 2015|0 Comments

I recently returned from Chicago, and what a great city. Although the city is the third largest in the United States with a population pushing 3 million, never did I feel like it was a "busy" [...]

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Living Within Your Means

November 9th, 2015|2 Comments

For all my Canadian readers, today is the start of Canadian Education Week which is part of Financial Literacy Month in Canada. I'll actually be one of the panelists at today's launch party where we'll be [...]

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Ask Me Anything – Canadian Credit Cards

November 8th, 2015|2 Comments

The Reddit AMA live portion is now over but you can read the full recap here. You can also still ask any questions if you have any since it'll go right to my Reddit inbox. Tonight (Wednesday) from [...]

  • Get 5% off your first trip with my tourradar referral code

TourRadar Referral Code: Get up to 5% off Your First Tour

November 6th, 2015|3 Comments

Exclusive to Money We Have fans. Get up to 5% off and an Amazon gift card when booking your first trip with Tourradar by using my Tourradar referral code MoneyWeHave or use my invite link now. Note that [...]

  • Should you pay down student loans first?

Pay Down Student Loans or Save for Retirement?

November 5th, 2015|2 Comments

When I graduated from college I was in a pretty fortunate situation. I had no student debt, and I was already working in my field of study where my pay was more than double of [...]

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Financial Literacy Month with Tangerine Bank

November 4th, 2015|0 Comments

Last night Tangerine Bank kicked off Financial Literacy month by hosting a bubbles and budget event where a panel of notable personal finance specialists discussed financial literacy. The panel included: Preet Banerjee, Personal Finance Expert & Media [...]

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Money Tips for Kids

November 2nd, 2015|6 Comments

November is financial literacy month in Canada and for a money nerd like me, it's an exciting time. Next week I'll be a panelist during credit education week where the theme is cheap vs. frugal, so [...]

  • Try not to overspend

Overspending – Were You a Victim?

October 29th, 2015|2 Comments

With Financial Literacy Month fast approaching, you’re probably going to come across a lot of articles about spending. You may have even heard by now how Canadians have record debt levels. Sure it’s a concerning [...]

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Protect Yourself From Credit Card Scams

October 26th, 2015|4 Comments

Credit card scams have become a real issue as of late. I guess when major companies like Home Depot and Target have major data breaches which affects more than 50 million cardholders, we start to take fraud and identity [...]

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5 Toxic People to Cut From Your Life

October 22nd, 2015|4 Comments

Keeping up with the Joneses is one of the most popular terms for personal finance writers. It's a pretty overused term, but it really drives the point across. If you're unfamiliar with the term it basically [...]

  • keeping your money safe when travelling

Keeping Your Money Safe When Travelling

October 19th, 2015|2 Comments

Keeping your money safe is a major concern for all travellers. It doesn't matter if you're a first-time traveller or a seasoned jetsetter, nothing is more terrifying than having your money lost or stolen. Thieves are [...]

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Are Gym Memberships Worth it?

October 15th, 2015|2 Comments

I don't remember why I decided to join a gym, but more than a decade later and I still have a membership. What I do remember is that cost was a major consideration, back then prices [...]

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