Posts Categorized: Personal Finance

Financial literacy month: Saving like it’s 1982

While researching how Canadians save for Financial Literacy Month, I came across a mythical year that all statistics reference: 1982. It was the year Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, Canada gained constitutional independence from the Queen of England, Adobe Systems was born–bringing Photoshop to the… Read more

Financial Literacy Month: Life on a budget

Nobody wants to be on a budget, but the reality is we have a finite amount of resources–a.k.a. money–and infinite ways to use it. Budgeting is a way to keep your daily expenditures in check, so when you come to a financial bridge you’d like… Read more

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! No, I have not lost my calendar. September is a time of many ends and new beginnings. The kids are back in school, the weather gets cooler, and Christmas decor pops up in big box stores. It’s also the time of year… Read more