A Canadian blog with tips for saving, investing and tax optimization. Topics include RRSPs, RESPs, TFSAs, mortgages, insurance, taxes, ETFs, index funds and asset allocation.

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  • CPFC15 Money Tips: Meet the Experts Attending the Canadian Personal Finance Conference
    on Oct 15, 2015 in Financial Literacy Frugality Income
    This coming weekend (October 17-18), over two hundred bloggers, journalists, authors, and industry representatives will meet in Toronto to attend the Canadian Personal Finance Conference, or CPFC. While the audience will be full of those in the know...
  • How to Develop Better Money Habits
    on Oct 5, 2015 in Financial Literacy
    Rather than regularly setting unobtainable and vague goals on New Years Day or your birthday, it makes more sense to develop better money habits that can help you create a lifestyle that includes improved finances for the long term. You don’t h...
  • National Do Not Call List & Do Not Contact Service
    on Sep 14, 2015 in Web Sites
    Tired of all the phone calls and junk mail trying to sell products and services you don’t want? Many of us hate the idea of being contacted by those who are just trying to get our money. It’s possible that junk mail and marketing phone calls...
  • Do You Have a Money Philosophy?
    on Aug 31, 2015 in Financial Literacy
    One of the biggest problems that many people have with managing their money is keeping their efforts in line with their interests and values. Too many people mindlessly spend their money, without thinking about how their choices fit in with the grand...
  • What Are the Risks of Leveraged Investing?
    on Aug 24, 2015 in Investing
    One of the ways that some people choose to make more money investing is to do so with leverage. This can be one way to boost your overall returns. However, you do need to be careful, though. Not only can leveraged investing magnify your gains, but i...
  • The Best Aeroplan Credit Cards of 2015
    on Aug 20, 2015 in Credit Cards
    Over the years, Aeroplan has evolved into a broad rewards coalition, although it is still mainly associated with travel miles. Aeroplan credit cards allow you to find ways to earn rewards on a number of items, from food to hardware to travel. Most pe...
  • How to Make Your Car Last Longer
    on Aug 17, 2015 in Frugality
    A car is one of the largest purchases that most people make. After your home, your car is likely to be the most expensive thing you buy. Unfortunately, you are also likely to replace it more times than you are likely to replace your home. Over your l...
  • The Best Low Interest Credit Cards of 2015
    on Aug 13, 2015 in Credit Cards
    If you regularly carry a balance, you will probably need a low interest credit card. Low interest credit cards can also help with your debt repayment plan. It’s hard to pay off debt efficiently when you are stuck paying 19.99%. It can make a bi...
  • Backup Your Important Documents and Files
    on Aug 10, 2015 in Software
    We don’t often think about things like backing up documents and files. It’s something that seems boring and is easy to forget. Unfortunately, it’s something that comes up in the worst of circumstances, when you lose important infor...
  • Where to Find Sources of Extra Income
    on Aug 3, 2015 in Career
    When you’re trying to get back on your financial feet, one of the biggest pieces of advice you are likely to get is this: Cut back on your expenses. While this is good advice, the reality is that, when trying to save money, eventually you’ll...
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