American Express Business Gold Card Review

The American Express Business Gold card is one of the best travel credit cards in Canada, but often gets overlooked because it’s a business card. What most people don’t realize is that you don’t have to have a business to apply. Sure, it’ll ask you for your business information, but you can put in anything [...]

By | 2018-06-08T20:21:34+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Credit cards, My Money, Travel|

Tips to Help You Manage Your Money This Summer Without Sacrificing Any Fun

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kijiji. All opinions are my own. Forget the holidays, summer is the season where I spend the most money. There are vacations (although we took ours in May this year), weekend trips, weddings, meeting up with friends, and much more. In addition, this year [...]

By | 2018-06-16T19:53:32+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Budget Travel, My Money, Personal Finance|

Know What You Can Afford Before You Buy a Home

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BMO. All opinions are my own. Everyone knows that home prices are insane in Canada, but despite how much we complain, many homeowners love seeing their property values go up in price. It’s first-time homeowners - who are usually younger - that really end [...]

By | 2018-06-03T00:41:27+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|My Money, Personal Finance, Real Estate|

How is Cryptocurrency Taxed in Canada?

**Note, I am not an accountant, nor am I an expert on cryptocurrencies. You should seek the advice of an accountant with experience in cryptocurrencies if you have any serious questions or concerns. With the explosion of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and whatever other cryptocurrencies that currently exist or will come to exist, many people are starting [...]

By | 2018-06-07T09:02:46+00:00 April 8th, 2018|My Money, Personal Finance|

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|

5 Ways to Protect Your Small Business in Canada

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fellowes Canada. All opinions are my own. Owning a small business is a thrilling experience. Many people become entrepreneurs because they want to be their own boss. But, as things start to scale up, you need to protect yourself if you want to succeed. [...]

By | 2018-03-09T17:14:53+00:00 March 6th, 2018|My Money, Personal Finance|

Why You Need to Keep Your Digital Information Safe

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Capital One Canada. All opinions are my own. According to a recent study from Capital One Canada, 71% of Canadians are aware of the impact identity theft can have on their personal finances, yet just 53% are taking some steps to prevent their data [...]

By | 2018-03-25T19:44:33+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|My Money, Personal Finance|