Any home purchase is important. but when you have a family there are some things you need to consider to ensure you are getting the best of all worlds in terms of price, location, space and safety. Unless you plan to buy a top of the range Ferrari or Maserati, the chances are a home purchase will be the biggest outlay you will ever make. So you need to get it right, from … [Read more...]
Dealing with money issues can be stressful! Sometimes it seems like you've finally got your budget all figured out, then an emergency pops up and your savings account is depleted. Learn how to budget for the essentials, save for the future, and still have some left over for the fun things in life in our Money Matters section.
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The Canadian real estate market is hot right now. I’m sure this isn’t news to you, right? With all the media coverage it’s getting along with the new government rules, I bet you already knew that. Since it’s getting harder for would-be first-time home owners to find a home of their dreams at a price they can afford, you might think that a hot market favours the seller. While … [Read more...]
This post is sponsored by Make Your Kid a Money Genius (even when you're not). All opinions are our own. How do you teach your kids about money management when you're not exactly a financial wizard yourself? That's a question I think a lot of us ask ourselves. As parents, we all want one thing for our kids: to do better than we did. I know I made a lot of money … [Read more...]
Wondering how to use an allowance system to teach your child about money? Check out these great tips from Michael Banks of The Fortunate Investor! He'll tell you how to set up an allowance depending on your child's age, what your kids should be expected to pay for and more to help them learn to set up a budget and stick to it. How to Use an Allowance System to Teach Your … [Read more...]