What to do When You’re Ready to Change Jobs

As many of you know, I changed careers earlier this year. I went from working in television to becoming a finance writer. This career change obviously didn’t happen overnight, and to be perfectly honest, I didn’t think I would actually change jobs until the birth of my daughter. That being said, a few things happened [...]

By | 2018-02-10T22:21:14+00:00 February 12th, 2018|featured, My Money, Personal Finance|

How to Save More Money by Managing Your Cash Flow With A.I.

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf RBC. All opinions are my own. Considering it’s January, many people likely made some New Year Resolutions. Some of them may have even been financial resolutions. Without a doubt, saving more money is likely top of mind for many Canadians this year, but that’s always [...]

By | 2018-01-28T15:39:03+00:00 January 15th, 2018|My Money, Personal Finance|

How is Cryptocurrency Taxed in Canada?

With the explosion of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and whatever other cryptocurrencies that currently exist or will come to exist, many people are starting to invest. These products aren’t exactly new, but they’ve been making headlines as of late for their huge gains (and losses). If you invested early, you could have easily become a millionaire. As [...]

By | 2018-02-15T23:09:16+00:00 January 8th, 2018|My Money, Personal Finance|

Why You Won’t get a Net Worth Update From me

I read a lot of personal finance blogs, and one theme that’s common with many of them is providing a monthly net worth update. The idea is that by providing monthly updates, they’re being transparent while providing inspiration. If your favourite blogger is saving so much money, you can too right? To be honest, I [...]

By | 2018-01-03T08:17:14+00:00 December 25th, 2017|My Money, Personal Finance|

5 Financial Resolutions for the New Year

**This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own and are not the opinions of TransUnion. With the New Year just quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about those resolutions. Most people tend to make New Year resolutions at the last minute which usually means they end up being broken by the end [...]

By | 2018-01-14T20:07:03+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Credit cards, Debt, My Money, Personal Finance|

It’s Okay to not Know Everything About Money

I recently took part in a Twitter Party where the focus was on online investing. What I noticed was that a lot of participants had similar questions. More specifically, many of them wondered if they should even bother with investing since they didn’t know that much about money? The short answer is yes, but the [...]

By | 2017-12-31T11:31:30+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|

5 Ways to Save Money Over the Holidays

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Express. All opinions are my own. Christmas is exactly three weeks away. That’s right; you have 21 days to get your holiday shopping done. If you’re like most Canadians, there’s a good chance you haven’t even started, but that’s okay. Retailers are ready [...]

By | 2017-12-24T23:45:58+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Credit cards, My Money, Personal Finance|

Be Happier and Richer by Keeping Things Simple

I recently watched the movie, The Minimalists on Netflix. If you’re unfamiliar with the film, it follows Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus who pursue the minimalist lifestyle. As a result of this change in lifestyle, their quality of life improved and now share journey to whoever will listen. I’m going to overly simplify things [...]

By | 2017-12-10T19:40:26+00:00 November 27th, 2017|My Money, Personal Finance|