• What My Parents Taught Me About Money

    What My Parents Taught Me About Money

    My parents are awesome, they may have driven me mad (okay maybe I drove them mad) as a teenager, but there’s no doubt that they taught me a lot about money. Some of what I […]

  • Food In Japan To Try

    Food In Japan To Try

    Food in Japan is amazing, it’s actually one of the reasons I decided to return to the country. When I first visited Japan 7 years ago, I was on a limited budget, but this time […]

  • Debt Repayment Options

    Debt Repayment Options

    The stress of owning money can keep anyone up at night, fortunately there’s different debt repayment options that can help you pay down your debts faster than you might think. A young professional, in theory should have an […]

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Avoid Roaming Charges With KnowRoaming

June 18th, 2015|4 Comments

When I first started travelling, all I needed was a guidebook to get by, but as technology keeps changing, I find myself relying on my smartphone more than anything else. Social media, apps, and maps are […]

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Improve Your Financial Literacy

June 15th, 2015|4 Comments

Last week the Government announced a national financial literacy campaign that aims to help Canadians better understand and manage their money. Using the hashtag #CountMeIn, the campaign was originally announced 6 years ago by the late former […]

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When Should I Use Cash Or Credit?

June 11th, 2015|6 Comments

Cash or credit, it’s the endless debate. Some of us prefer the convenience of credit, but if we’re not careful, we could end up with a ton of debt. On the other hand, cash can help keep […]

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The Truth About Money For New Grads

June 8th, 2015|6 Comments

For many new grads, the truth about money is shocking. What they’ve been told/taught by their parents and schools isn’t necessarily true. They’re taught that if you get an education and work hard, you’ll be rewarded […]

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Airbnb Or Hotel

June 4th, 2015|10 Comments

Airbnb or hotel? It’s a question many travellers ask. Each has their pros and cons, so how do you decide on which one to choose when travelling?

Travellers who choose hotels do it because it’s part of […]

  • Budgeting For University In The U.S For Canadians

Budgeting For University In The U.S For Canadians

June 3rd, 2015|1 Comment

Are you a Canadian considering attending university in the U.S.? Before you start applying to U.S. schools, it’s important to know the costs ahead of time. Not only will you have to pay room and […]

  • how to deal with a financial emergency

How To Deal With A Financial Emergency

June 1st, 2015|8 Comments

Financial emergencies are the worst, they come when we least expect them, and we never know how much they’ll cost us. Replacing a computer is relatively inexpensive, but a job loss could potentially ruin our cash […]

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Unspoken Rules of Public Transportation

May 28th, 2015|4 Comments

I love public transportation, I take it whenever I can, but there’s a ton of things people do that annoy me about it. Okay maybe it’s some of things that people do while taking transit that drives […]

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10 Tips To Save Money At Restaurants

May 25th, 2015|10 Comments

I love to eat out, who doesn’t? The experience and the taste is just something I can’t get at home. The problem is, eating out tends to be the biggest expenses in our budgets when […]

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Jordan Travel Blog: City Of Petra

May 21st, 2015|4 Comments

A while back I shared my Jordan travel blog and talked about what a stunning kingdom it is. For most people, the only thing they know about Jordan is Petra. Inducted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site […]

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Know When To Spend More Money

May 18th, 2015|8 Comments

Rarely do I encourage people to spend more money, but there are quite a few situations where spending might actually help ones sanity. Saving is great but if you’re sacrificing everything else just to meet […]

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What Is Uber, And Should You Use It?

May 14th, 2015|4 Comments

Uber’s been around for quite some time now, but yet many people still have no idea what it’s all about. Politicians seem to always complain about it, and every so often you hear about how “dangerous” […]

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