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 |2017-06-25T08:12:25-04:00June 12th, 2017|Family finances, My Money, Personal Finance|

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 since the payouts are higher. That being said, higher income families will most likely see a notable hit. So what [...]

By |2018-03-30T12:52:19-04:00July 25th, 2016|Family finances, Personal Finance|

BMO PlanShare: Joint Bank Accounts for one fee

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BMO. One of the most difficult things in a relationship is combining finances. It should be a pretty straight forward process but rarely are things in a relationship that simple. So what is the best way for a couple to simplify their finances? The [...]

By |2018-06-27T17:07:09-04:00March 31st, 2016|Family finances, My Money, Personal Finance|