Do You Have An Unclaimed Bank Account?

Have you ever moved and forgotten about an old bank account? The Bank of Canada holds about $532 million dollars of unclaimed money dating back to 1900. Where does the money come from? Bank of Canada unclaimed balances are Canadian dollar deposits or negotiable...

Improve Your Home With Good Landscaping

When the weather starts warming up in the spring my thoughts turn to spending more time outdoors. Those of you who own a house can increase your living space and activities with good landscaping. Our homes are probably the most important financial investments we’ll...

Should An Allowance Be Tied To Chores?

Raising children who are financially savvy is important to me and so now that my oldest child is ready for an allowance I want to make sure I take advantage of this opportunity to start teaching her about money. One of the first questions my wife and I asked each...

Weekend Reading: Budget 2015 Edition

The federal government delivered a package of goodies for seniors and middle-class families in its 2015 budget this week. The TFSA contribution limit was increased to $10,000 – fulfilling an election promise from 2011 – however it will no longer be indexed...

4 Simple Tools To Stop Drowning In Debt

Not a day goes by on the news without hearing how Canadians are struggling with their debt load. It has become a simple fact of life that we are consuming our way through life, using someone else’s money. For the past decade, I have closely observed the behaviors that...

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