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Travel Hacks That Will Help You Save Money Now!

Over the years, travel hacking has become a popular thing. Travel hacking traditionally referred to people who collect frequent flier points and miles to get free flights and hotels, but these days the term is used in a more general sense. To me, travel hacks are tips, tricks, and tools that can help all travellers. [...]

By | 2017-10-13T17:59:53+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Budget Travel, featured, Travel, Travel news|

Have we Become Obsessed With Rewards Points?

I recently met up with fellow personal finance blogger Jen from Jen On Money where we were discussing debt (were you expecting anything else?). Eventually, the conversation shifted to credit cards which then lead to rewards points and how millennials are obsessed with them. It’s not hard to see why rewards points have become so [...]

By | 2017-10-06T21:49:01+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Credit cards, featured, My Money, Personal Finance|

Ultra Low Cost Carriers in Canada

Ultra-low-cost carriers in Canada (ULCC) have finally arrived. Okay, they’ve been around (on and off) for quite a few years, but with WestJet’s recent announcement that their ULCC, Swoop is set to take off next summer, Canadians are excited about cheap airfare. The reality is, Canadians feel like they pay way too much for flights. [...]

By | 2017-10-15T09:07:16+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Budget Travel, Travel, Travel news|

Canadians Facing Barriers When it Comes to Investing

When I started this blog, I never intended to talk much about investing, but it’s become a topic that’s become quite popular with my readers. I don’t think I did anything special since I started investing in mutual funds with my bank before I became a DIY investor, but I’ve realized that investing can be [...]

By | 2017-09-28T17:13:55+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Investing, Personal Finance|

Hiroshima and Miyajima in One Day From Kyoto

If you’re headed to Japan and plan on spending some time in Kyoto, there’s a good chance that you’re planning a trip to Hiroshima. As you do your research, you’ll quickly learn that the island of Miyajima is just 30 minutes from Hiroshima and is another place that’s worth spending some time. But are Hiroshima [...]

By | 2017-10-04T20:52:17+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Destinations, Travel|