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3 Tips to Help Teenagers Learn Money Management Skills

Help Teenagers Learn Money Management SkillsLearning money management skills will help teenagers be financially successful when they grow up, but many parents find this a big hurdle to jump over. They might feel uncomfortable exposing the family budget, find it hard to get their teens to care, or be unsure of their own money skills. Here are 3 tips for teaching teenagers the money management skills they need for the future. Read more . . . 

3 Tips to Manage Video Game Costs

Manage your video game costs.Spending on gaming has never been more complicated than it is today. Depending on how enthusiastic you are about getting the latest technology and most jaw-dropping experiences, video games range from being an extremely cheap to an extremely expensive hobby. However, the vast variety of games available today means that there’s something for everyone. Here are 3 tips to help you shop like a smart gamer. Read more . . .

Looking for Great Deals? Resist the Urge to Buy Impulsively

Looking-for-the-best-deals-avoid-impulse-spendingThere's more to getting the best deals than shopping for sale and clearance items. Product discounts, whether they’re presented through in-store events or online bargains, are designed to tempt you into spending an ever-increasing amount of money. Avoid impulse spending by looking out for your budget and bottom line, not a retailer’s. Read more . . . 

Plan Ahead to Avoid the Baby (Budget) Blues

Avoid-baby-budget-bluesA brand-new person is always cause for joy, celebration, and spending. Lots of spending. For first-time parents or care-givers, making a big splash for a little bundle is almost irresistible. While it may be tempting to splurge when it comes to a new baby, that can lead to a lot of unnecessary spending. Check out these tips to learn how to celebrate a baby while staying on budget. Read more . . . 

7 Ways to Save on Your Grocery Bill During the Coronavirus Pandemic

7-ways-to-save-on-groceries-during-coronavirusMore Canadians than ever were already looking for ways to save on grocery bills before the coronavirus pandemic even started. Unlike a lot of other variable expenses, food isn’t something you can simply eliminate from your budget. Fortunately, with some creative recipes, online research, and meal planning, you can make some drastic cuts to your grocery shopping budget. We’ve got seven tips to help you get started. Read more . . . 

5 Ways to Go Green and Save Money on Earth Day

How to go green and save money.Today, April 22, is Earth Day. To help promote Earth Day, we thought we would offer some tips on how to go green and save money at the same time. These tips show that going green isn’t just good for the environment, but can also slow the impact to your wallet. Here’s how you can help save the planet and your budget. Read more . . .   

Managing Stress and Your Finances During the COVID-19 Pandemic

managing-stress-and-your-finances-during-pandemicThere’s no doubt that as we weather the coronavirus pandemic, stress has increasingly become a regular part of our lives. As if worries about our own health and the health of our loved ones isn’t enough, many of us are feeling the pressure of financial stress from mounting bills, reduced incomes, and job uncertainty. That kind of stress can lead to many health issues, and decreasing it is a great way to help us stay healthy in a time when that’s so crucial. Read more . . .