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8 Ways to Help Improve Your Credit Score

2016 is here and many of us are looking for ways to become more financially savvy, pay off debts and improve our overall financial positions. One of the most important things you should do to keep a pulse on your financial health is to keep tabs on your credit score. It’s an integral part of […]

Holiday Meals on a Budget

Impress your guests with these delicious and affordable dinner ideas.
So it’s your turn to host for the holidays? A memorable dinner doesn’t have to be expensive. It’s easy to go overboard on holiday meals, but our tips will help you set a budget and keep it without compromising on quality.
Plan it out
Get out your favourite cookbooks or […]

Money-Saving Travel Tools

From creating an itinerary to snagging deals on dinner, use these travel tools for a wallet-friendly getaway!
Getaways help us relieve stress, improve our productivity, and provide much needed family bonding time — but with traveling costs on the rise, they can be difficult to justify. These tools will help you plan your next weekend getaway or family vacation […]

Teaching Kids About Money

The time you invest teaching your kids the basics of money management will pay long-term dividends.
Financial skills are essential for personal success, and teaching children the basics as they grow can help them as working adults. In an age of virtual currency, soaring debt, and rising tuition costs, it’s more important than ever to be prepared. […]

Reducing Home Energy Costs

Saving money starts at home. Here are some often overlooked ways to help reduce your utilities bill.
When money is tight, even small lifestyle changes can make a big difference in the long run, such as bringing a lunch instead of buying one or cycling to work instead of driving.

One way to cut costs, that is often overlooked, […]

Date Ideas on a Budget

Love may be free, but dating can get expensive. Here are some tips to have fun and keep your costs down.
Whether it’s your first outing together or a milestone anniversary, date nights can be hard on your budget. With a few easy tips, you can save money and make your time together memorable.
Coffee & Lunch Dates
A mid-day […]

Your Fall Wardrobe Shopping

Put on your comfy sweater and read our cost-efficient tips that will keep your wardrobe looking fresh for Fall.
The fall season is officially underway, and while many of us mourn the end of summer, many of us also welcome the changing colour of leaves, the crisp air…and for some, fall fashion! So, if you’re a fashionista […]

Work To Live

Work to live, don’t live to work. Here are some tips to reduce the expenses that come with your “9-5.”
You go to work to earn money. You work hard for it and you probably want to keep as much of it as possible.

But like most things in life, work can come with expenses. The strain of […]

What is Financial Inclusion?

Financial Inclusion means access to affordable credit on the path to financial recovery.
Whether or not you’ve heard the term “financial inclusion” before, it can be difficult to understand what exactly that means. Understanding financial inclusion and how it can define you is an important factor when it comes time to budget for a big purchase like a home […]

7 Budget Management Apps

Expenses can add up really quickly. Try using one of these apps to help manage your costs and increase your savings!
Budgeting and tracking your expenses doesn’t have to be tedious and overwhelming — and it surely doesn’t have to be difficult. Improve your budgeting and avoid fees by downloading one of the following seven apps.

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Available on: Web, […]