Tag: money

building a budget

The Basics of Building a Personal Budget

Many may wonder about the advantage of building a personal budget, but as someone who’s learned from his past mistakes, taking the time to make a personal budget is crucial to financial success. You see, a budget is a plan…

Is Driving Costing You More Than it Should?

Forty years ago, my parents bought their first house for 45,000 dollars. Today the same home would be about 1.6 million. The issue? My father’s salary for the same job today would be about 80,000, so instead of requiring just…

extra money

Make Yourself A Little Extra Money

Have you found yourself needing a little bit of extra money? We all find ourselves in that situation at some point, but few of us seem to know what we should be doing when we get there. There are quite…

Save Money in Toronto

5 Ways to Save Money in Toronto

All we hear from the media lately is how expensive it is to live in Toronto, and as someone who lives and works in this beautiful city, I’ll admit that it’s not cheap. That said, nor are most big cities….

Future Proof Your Finances

It’s a shame that proper financial advice isn’t taught to kids in school. If it were, perhaps fewer people would be struggling with debts and high expenses that are simply unsustainable. The reality of modern life is that good financial…

3 ways to shape up your finances this Fall

Many of us talk about being “beach ready” for summer — but are your finances in shape for the season? Unlike your swimming costume, your money can’t be put away once the weather’s turned cold. Luckily, this time of year…

The Millennial Guide To Building Savings

After watching a generation of parents suffer as a result of the economic crash, younger generations are forward planning for a comfortable life and plenty of savings. As times have moved on, so have our ways of saving. Take the…

4 Critical Steps You Need to Take Now to Protect Your Income

When you’re a working professional, nothing is more important than a steady source of income. It’s the whole reason you have a job in the first place. Workplace benefits, being part of a great team and making an impact on…

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…

shopping habits

4 Ways to Improve Your Shopping Habits in 2021

Since most people around the world are currently spending most of their time at home, it’s safe to say that global shopping habits are changing as we speak. There’s nothing you can do about that, though, except adapting to changes…

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…