Extreme Money Savers
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Extreme Money Savers

For nearly 40 years, my Dad drove a Brinks truck around suburban Toronto. As part of our family’s financial plan, I used to joke that he should bring the company car home one night… Instead, he’d keep the salt and pepper packets from his fast food lunches and occasionally sit at our kitchen table and empty them into our salt and pepper shakers. Here are some of the more extreme ways people try to save money. Continue reading »

Forget Coupons and Group Buying Websites, Here’s How you Can REALLY Save
Home Ownership / Lifestyle / Mortgages / Refinancing and Renewing

Forget Coupons and Group Buying Websites, Here’s How you Can REALLY Save

If you REALLY want to save money, forget about scanning the discount flyers and bringing your lunch to work, just take a look at your mortgage to get the biggest bang for your buck, says RateSupermarket.ca, Canada’s go-to-website for comparing mortgage rates. In three simple steps homeowners with a $300,000 mortgage can save $65,541 over 25 years. It’s all laid out in this handy infographic. Continue reading »