• Get More out of the Canada Child Benefit

    Get More out of the Canada Child Benefit

    The Canada Child Benefit, which was promised by Justin Trudeau during the last federal election, has officially rolled out. The program replaces the Child Care Benefit and is clearly targeted at low to mid-income families [...]

  • Canadians Hate Airline Fees

    Canadians Hate Airline Fees

    Canadians hate airline fees. I mean, we really hate them. 74 per cent of Canadians feel angry about new airline fees according to a recent survey from Flight Network. Airline fees are nothing new, but [...]

  • The Pros and Cons of DIY Investing

    The Pros and Cons of DIY Investing

    Becoming a do-it-yourself (DIY) investor is what I consider one of my greatest financial victories. It wasn't an easy decision, truthfully, it was pretty scary at the start. Saving always came naturally for me, but now I [...]

  • The cost of travel: How to find cheap flights

    The cost of travel: How to find cheap flights

    Every traveller wants to know how to find cheap flights. I hate to break it to you but if you're expecting to get a deal for a specific location, at a specific time, it's just [...]

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How to avoid ATM fees

July 14th, 2016|0 Comments

I think it's safe to say that fees have become a major issue for consumers as of late. With improved technology, people are simply tired of paying for certain services that should be automated or [...]

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Free NYC Events and 15% off Gansevoort Hotels

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Despite the weak Canadian dollar, New York continues to be one of the most popular destinations for Canadians. Fortunately, the city has plenty of free things going on this summer, and cheap flights can be [...]

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5 Mortgage Mistakes to Avoid When Applying

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

For most people, getting a mortgage is a must when purchasing a home. It's a pretty straight-forward process, you borrow money from a lender so you can purchase a home. Despite how "simple" it sounds, there [...]

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Jerash, Jordan Travel Guide

July 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Located just 48 km (30 miles) north of the capital, Jerash, Jordan is the perfect spot to day trip from Amman. What Jerash is famous for is their Roman ruins, the archeological site is the second [...]

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Last-Minute Air Canada Vacations Summer Deals

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

School is officially out and if you haven't decided on your summer travel plans yet, Air Canada Vacations has some pretty good deals happening right now that's perfect for families.  Note that many of the [...]

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Are Millennials Really not Using Credit Cards?

July 6th, 2016|9 Comments

One of my favourite topics to write about is credit cards. I love credit card rewards which is why I charge most of my purchases (except at small merchants). I don't think many people enjoy [...]

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Is Your Summer Spending on the Rise?

July 5th, 2016|2 Comments

This past holiday weekend, I spent a little more than I anticipated. A couple of planned meals with friends, as well as an unplanned trip to the outlet mall, hit my wallet hard. Since I [...]

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How does Brexit affect Canadians?

July 4th, 2016|0 Comments

You’ve probably heard by now that the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. People were freaking out all over the world but how does Brexit affect Canadians? It doesn’t. This may sound [...]

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The cost of travel: How to pick a vacation destination

June 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Normally I don't get bothered about any travel questions, but one thing that does annoy me is when people ask how to pick a vacation destination? It's not that the question bothers me, but I [...]

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Dubai on a Budget

June 29th, 2016|2 Comments

Dubai on a budget may sound like an impossible task but the city can be done for a reasonable price. Staying at five-star hotels won’t be an option and you probably won’t be having any [...]

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Budgeting for a Baby: 10 Must-dos

June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Budgeting for a baby is never an easy task. The excitement of becoming a parent and holding your incredibly cute child is one thing but babies are expensive! No matter how you plan, there always seems [...]

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Traveling to London for the First Time

June 23rd, 2016|1 Comment

Traveling to London for the first time can be incredibly intimidating. I remember the first time I went, I tried to learn everything I could about the city, but no amount of preparation could get [...]

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Are Travel Agents on the Rise?

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

I haven't used a travel agent since 2008. With so many resources online, its never been easier to research and book travel. Besides my parents, I don't know many people who have used one in [...]

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Learning From Others Mistakes

June 20th, 2016|4 Comments

One of the main reasons I started this blog is because I wanted people to learn from my mistakes. Fortunately, the mistakes I made didn't affect me long term, but I could have saved a [...]

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Scotiabank Momentum Visa Review

June 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Talk to any person with knowledge about Canadian credit cards and they'll tell you that the Scotia Momentum VISA Infinite card is the best cash back credit card (with a fee) available. What makes this [...]

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