A Financial Success Plan For New Graduates

All across the country, university and college students are finally donning their robes and mortarboards and stepping across the stage to receive their diplomas. It’s an exciting time. For many new graduates, it may be the first real taste of independence – finding a...

What Are You Doing With That Tax Refund?

Canadians are an optimistic bunch this tax season. Two-thirds of tax filers expect to receive a refund this year, according to the latest survey data from TurboTax Canada. Most financial experts, including me, will tell you that getting a tax refund is not necessarily...

Weekend Reading: Rocky Mountain Edition

We spent the last few days in Canmore / Banff enjoying the breathtaking scenery in Kananaskis Country and the Rocky Mountains. The kids loved Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Banff Springs and the highlight of our trip was taking the Banff Gondola up Sulphur Mountain to...

Try A 30-Day No Spending Challenge

The rule is simple. Cut out all non-essential spending for one month. No dining out. No trips to the craft or home improvement store. No new clothes or gadgets. No movie theatre, local pub, or sports event. Absolutely no credit card purchases. You still need to pay...

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