• 5 Ways to get Over Your Money Fears

    5 Ways to get Over Your Money Fears

    Forgive me if you've heard this before; Canadian debt is at an all-time high. This used to be a big deal but even I admit that I don't even pay that much attention to this [...]

  • Must see Places in London’s South Bank

    Must see Places in London’s South Bank

    I have family in London and I find it amazing how there's something new in the city whenever Whether it be a new skyscraper, a trendy restaurant, or a brand new attraction, there's always something to [...]

  • How to Survive an Airport Layover Without Spending Money

    How to Survive an Airport Layover Without Spending Money

    Particularly for those traveling on a budget, airport layovers can be costly, inconvenient and difficult to endure. While the airport lounges and expensive members clubs can offer a welcome respite, if you’re trying to keep [...]

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3 Credit Mistakes we Make

May 23rd, 2016|3 Comments

When we talk about credit mistakes, we tend to think about the obvious mistakes such as carrying a balance, or not paying our bills on time. Mistakes happen to all of us, including those of us [...]

  • Staying closer to home

Are you Staying Closer to Home This Summer?

May 19th, 2016|2 Comments

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tangerine. All opinions are 100% mine. I just returned from Europe and had an absolute blast. There’s nothing quite like heading to a faraway [...]

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4 Signs That Your Financial Advisor is Ripping you off

May 16th, 2016|4 Comments

Before I became a do-it-yourself investor, I worked with a financial advisor at an investment firm. Although there were a few times where I questioned his knowledge, I honestly believed that he was looking out [...]

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Credit Card Purchase Protection Explained

May 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Credit card purchase protection is one of the most overlooked benefits of using your credit card when making a purchase. I'm going to generalize a bit here, but purchase protection insurance (sometimes known as purchase [...]

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CIBC Smart Account Review: Fees with Flexibility

May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CIBC. All opinions are 100% mine. A few months back when I was reviewing my monthly statements, I saw a charge on one of [...]

  • Why I love credit card rewards programs

Why I Love Credit Card Rewards Programs

May 5th, 2016|0 Comments

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TD. All opinions are 100% mine. I have a confession, I absolutely love credit card rewards programs. What started as a way to get [...]

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Get out of Debt Fast With These Methods

May 2nd, 2016|1 Comment

Let's be clear, if you owe thousands of dollars on multiple credit cards, there's no way to get out of debt fast. If you see a company claiming they can clear your debt or fix [...]

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The Steps to Purchasing a Home

April 28th, 2016|2 Comments

Buying a home will most likely be the most expensive decision you make in our lives so it shouldn't be taken lightly. I find it absolutely amazing how some people will spend hundreds of thousands [...]

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5 Financial Mistakes I’d Like to do Over

April 25th, 2016|6 Comments

The reason I started writing about money is because I didn't want people to make the same financial mistakes that I made. Looking back, I feel like I fool that I didn't catch these mistakes [...]

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Airports in London, England

April 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Thanks to my friends at Expedia.ca, next week, I'll be heading to London and Germany for two weeks. If you want to follow my adventures, be sure to follow me on Twitter and Instagram where [...]

  • Preparing your finances

Preparing your finances in case of a downturn

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

In case you missed it, Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced an $18.4-billion deficit in February. That’s a far cry from their original plan to keep the annual deficit at under $10 billion. This shouldn’t [...]

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5 Must see Cafés in Tokyo

April 14th, 2016|1 Comment

For many years now Japan has been making headlines for their unusual cafés in Tokyo. Maid cafés started off as a novelty, but they're now big business in Japan. Cat cafés, on the other hand, are clearly more [...]

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5 Ways to Make Saving Money fun

April 11th, 2016|2 Comments

Recently I've caught myself contradicting myself. For the longest time I've always avoided lifestyle inflation, but since I've been working harder at my side hustles I've convinced myself that I can spend a little more. [...]

  • M is for money review

M is for Money Review

April 7th, 2016|2 Comments

For many parents, teaching their kids about money is a difficult task. There's the struggle of deciding at what age should you start giving your kids financial pointers and more importantly, how do you make [...]

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The Rules of Personal Finance

April 4th, 2016|0 Comments

A few weeks ago I was watching the movie Fight Club. In one of the scenes, Brad Pitt's character Tyler Durden was explaining the 8 rules of fight club. If you wanted to be part [...]

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