How the Second-Hand Economy Can Help You Save Big!

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kijiji. All opinions are my own. Last year I took part in a #KijijiFind challenge and I managed to save just over $500 in three months. This was pretty impressive not to mention how easy it was for me to source baby accessories on [...]

By | 2018-04-07T14:19:56+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Family finances, My Money, Personal Finance|

19 Tips for Travelling With a Baby for the First Time

As avid travellers, my wife and I knew we would eventually travel with baby Scarlett. Some people prefer to wait six months to a year before travelling with their baby, but we decided to do it at four months. We weren’t intimidated by the challenge of travelling with a baby, but I do admit I [...]

By | 2018-01-09T21:21:08+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Budget Travel, Family finances, Travel|

7 Ways our Non-Traditional Wedding Saved us Money

Weddings are expensive. Yes, there is nothing new with this statement. You read about how expensive weddings are in every corner of the internet. Whether you’re an avid reader of fashion blogs, sports highlights, or (hello) personal finance information – we all talk about marriage. The curse of the wedding day cost Once you get [...]

By | 2017-11-22T10:35:23+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Family finances, Personal Finance|

How We’re Dealing With a Single Income

It’s been about a month and half now since my wife and I became parents and despite some setbacks, we’re finally settling into a routine. Well, a routine with our finances. As any parent knows, infants don’t tend to have fixed schedules. We’re now used to a single income, but like many other parents, sometimes [...]

By | 2017-08-19T23:41:00+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Family finances, Personal Finance|

My Wife and I Saved a 50% Down Payment and Still Travelled the World

I love reading about personal finance journeys. Nothing excites me more than reading about people overcoming their struggles with money and turning it into something positive. What I don’t enjoy reading are stories about people who have managed to save a ton of money while appearing to do very little. Don’t get me wrong, I’m [...]

By | 2017-06-25T08:12:25+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Family finances, My Money, Personal Finance|