The 5 Financial Habits that Changed My Life

The 5 Financial Habits that Changed My LifeI don’t try to hide the fact that we used to be pretty sucky with our finances.  Although we never let things get too out of hand, I finally accept the fact that we used to waste most of our income.  We bought stuff.  We went on trips.  If we didn’t have the cash, we would finance anything that we desired.  Even furniture.  And vacuums.  I swear. We also lived without any sort…

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Saving – 10 Things You Need To Know

Saving - 10 Things You Need To KnowThere’s a reason why the saying ‘a penny saved is a penny earned has been around a long time’ – it’s true. Saving money can feel like hard work. But there’s no mystery to it. From getting started with a budgeting to setting goals and paying yourself first, here’s what you need to know. 1. Create a budget Question number one is to get a handle on how much you’re…

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Remembering the bad old days of Balanced Budgets

Remembering the bad old days of Balanced BudgetsAttention spans aren’t what they used to be, anything that happened 24 hours ago is already old news. You see it everywhere, people have trouble remembering a conversation from just ten minutes earlier. When I go to Tim Hortons and order an UNtoasted bagel, I pull away and check the bag to find that…yeppers…its been toasted. Now all of a sudden Stephen Harper and the Conservatives are sound managers of…

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