Money Tips and Strategies

What is lifestyle?

Well it’s the cars we drive, the home we live in, and the vacations we take. It’s the education we provide and it’s the retirement we save for… it’s living today while planning for tomorrow. And guess what… your income supports it all! But what if you were unable to work tomorrow due to an…

8 Ways To Have a Positive Money Mindset

When it comes to basic money management most of us know what we are ‘supposed’ to do, you know the basics; spend less than you earn – save for an emergency – and invest for your future.   However, establishing ‘good’ habits around money is easier said than done, for a whole lot of reasons!…

Cover Your A$$!

Summer is here! With that brings lots of fun outdoor activities; biking, water skiing, tubing, hiking and camping to name a few. Unfortunately, accidents can happen too. (I’ve seen some wicked tubing accidents and water skiing wipe-outs!) Some accidents or sickness may only result in a few days off work… but others could result in…

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Take the money and run

Aahhh taxes…love them or hate them, they are inevitable. If you have to pay more tax this year, that may mean that you made more money…which is always a good thing! I have found that when you are organized and have a plan, there really should be no stress at this time of year…yet there…

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Do you even need an RRSP?

The deadline for RRSP contributions is fast approaching – March 1st! (In Canada) A question that I always get asked is; “Is the RRSP still the best way for me to fund my future, or should I be maximizing my contribution to a tax-free savings account first, and only then use my additional cash to…