How Often Should You Service Your Vehicle?

It’s no secret that regular maintenance on your vehicle will extend the life of your engine and save you from costly repairs down the road.  If you’re lazy (like me), or lack the basic mechanical skills (also like me), then you probably take your vehicle to an expert...

How To Trick Your Lizard Brain Into Saving More Money

Humans aren’t wired to make rational decisions. Our lizard brain, responsible for satisfying all of our primitive survival needs – including safety, hunger and feeling as good as possible at all times – sabotages our behaviour every day. And it can sabotage our bottom...

25 Money Savings Tips

Running a household can be expensive. Big savings on things like mortgage rates and large purchases are worth more dollar wise, but you can also save by cutting back on smaller stuff. A lot of what we do are just habits. With just a little thought you can easily...

How We Save For A Spend-y Summer

Pay yourself first. It’s one of the core tenets of personal finance. Treat your savings like an obligation – your number one priority, in fact – and you can spend what’s left in your bank account guilt-free. I’m a bit of a misfit when it comes to saving money. I don’t...

An Unhealthy Obsession With Saving Money

I sometimes worry that I’m not saving enough money. It’s a silly obsession, given that we don’t have any consumer debt, we save more than one-third of our income, and I have a defined benefit pension plan at work. I try to strike a balance between...

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