3 Ways To Make Extra Money During The Holidays

3 Ways To Make Extra Money During The Holidays

Let’s face facts, this is the time of year we spend a good amount of money. Between travel, gifts, and food, the cost of the holiday season quickly adds up. For some, you budget throughout the year so that your budget can handle the increased spending. But for most others, we fall into the holiday debt trap where we go into debt this time of year and then pay it off over the first few months of the new year. This cycle repeats itself every year. The question becomes, how to we break this cycle?Continue Reading

Smart Tips For Black Friday Success

Smart Tips For Black Friday Success

It’s that time of year again when retailers try to lure you into their store and overspend, I mean offer you incredible savings. Yes, it’s Back Friday or in some cases, Black Thursday. While the deals that retailers offer can be a big savings over regular prices, it’s important to not get caught up in the moment and overspend. And trust me, it is much easier to overspend than you think. Below are a few tips to help you navigate Black Friday without overspending.Continue Reading

The Price Versus Quality Debate

The Price Versus Quality Debate

What matters more to you: price or quality? For some, price is the driving factor while others it is the quality. I have had two experiences in the price versus quality debate, one a few years back and another this past week that plant me firmly in the middle of the debate. How is that possible? Here is how.Continue Reading

Tips To Ensure You Don’t Get Stranded This Winter

Tips To Ensure You Don’t Get Stranded This Winter

It’s that time of year again. The weather is turning colder, the days are getting shorter, yes winter is on its way. If you are like me, you are not very happy about this. Last winter was just downright brutal for most and predictions for this year are just as grim. When it comes to winter weather driving, I am going to offer you 5 tips on how to ensure that you don’t get stranded this winter. After all, no one wants to be stuck on the side of the road in the freezing cold.Continue Reading

Protecting What’s Yours: The Importance Of Having Adequate Home Insurance

Protecting What’s Yours: The Importance Of Having Adequate Home Insurance

If you have ever been in the position of needing to make an insurance claim when you have suffered a loss, you will know how important it is to have the right amount of coverage so that you are not left counting the cost through your own pocket. This home insurance guide takes a look at how you should set about getting the right policy and adequate level of cover, so that you can safely protect your building and its contents.Continue Reading

3 Essential Tips when Shopping for a Mortgage

3 Essential Tips when Shopping for a Mortgage

While I haven’t made an official announcement on my blog yet, my wife and I are in the process of buying a condo. If everything goes according to plan, we will be closing mid December. Buying a home has been quite the learning curve, and I am excited to share everything that I am learningContinue Reading

Shopping Around Has Its Benefits

Shopping Around Has Its Benefits

As I was going through my closet, I realized that I didn’t have the white and blue shirts that I had thought I did when I was at the suit store. I actually did need a new white dress shirt and a blue one as well. But I didn’t find what I was looking for at the first store.Continue Reading