Category: Finance

Finances for Newlyweds: Budgeting Tips for Wedding Planning and Beyond

Getting married is one of the most significant and most exciting events you can go through. As Billy Crystal said in When Harry Met Sally, “when you realise you want to spend the rest of your life with someone, you…

3 Financial Lessons Millennials Should Be Practicing Right Now

With millennials poised to surpass Baby Boomers to become America’s largest generation, the entire landscape is changing. The culture, values and goals held by millennials are not necessarily aligned with those of older generations and therefore, the same traditional solutions…

What Is A Financial Dashboard? Why Do You Need To Know?

In the most basic sense, a financial performance dashboard provides you with a visual snapshot of the performance of your business via a straightforward interface. It is a handy tool when it comes to ensuring that your business is meeting…

Things you need to know when renting a house

Whether it’s your first time renting or you’re just moving to a new property, here are a few things you should consider when making the leap and renting a home.   Insurance If you’ve rented before you may already be…

How to Budget without Giving Up What You Love

A budget is an excellent way to gain more control over your finances. It ensures that you have a complete understanding of what you can reasonably afford to spend each week or month, so you don’t end up dealing with…

The Three Principles of Savvy Saving

In Canada, our annual tax cycle ends sixty days into the new year. Many people wait until the last minute to make their RRSP contributions, but that’s not the way it has to be. In fact, investing on a regular…

Where to start: A Quick Guide on Forex Trading

The Forex market is a tempting venture for many traders.  It is one of the most lucrative and technologically advanced markets in the world. This highly liquid exchange market provides an abundance of profitable opportunities for both investors and traders….

Protecting Your Wealth As You Get Older

You might be at the point where you’re finally starting to inch out of the daily grind, moving from living paycheck to paycheck to a financial future that’s a little more stable. When you have assets in the long-term, it…

Can the police scan or swipe a credit card?

If you’ve been stopped by a police officer and are subject to a search of your person or vehicle, the police may find a lot of things. One thing you may not think will attract any notice is your credit,…

Understanding Loans: Are They Safe Or A Debt Trap?

Loans are up there with spiders as one of the irrational fears that some people have. They seem so terrifying – you borrow money and are instantly in debt. Plus, think about all the loan horror stories you’ve heard. Almost…