Avoid These Tax Mistakes if You’re a Freelancer

Recently, Intuit Canada released a study on “The Rise of the Self-Employed Economy.” The study found that half of Canada’s workforce will be freelance by 2020. At first, this number seems high, but when I thought about it, it made a lot of sense. I started freelancing two years ago, and a lot of my [...]

By | 2017-04-19T23:11:11+00:00 April 10th, 2017|My Money, Personal Finance|

What is Your Money for?

Back in November I attended the Canadian Personal Finance Conference. If you’re not familiar with CPFC, it’s basically where a lot of Canadian money bloggers, writers, and professionals get together to talk about content, branding, and all things money. One of the keynote speakers was Bruce Sellery, the author of Moolala. I’ve known Bruce for [...]

By | 2017-03-30T00:32:27+00:00 March 16th, 2017|My Money, Personal Finance|

6 Things I’ve Bought Used (and you should too)

Some people I know only buy things new. I get it; there’s a certain appeal about getting something brand new or being the first owner. But for me, purchasing some things used sometimes makes sense. Okay, let’s be realistic, I do it is because I can save money. Many items are significantly cheaper when bought used. [...]

By | 2017-03-15T09:34:59+00:00 February 27th, 2017|My Money, Personal Finance|