It’s almost time to head back to school! If you’re starting a student university or college, this may be an exciting time filled with a lot of firsts – including your first credit card. But what should you be looking for in that piece of plastic? Read on to find out!
For those on a budget this summer, here are some low-cost last-minute ways to “vacation”, as well as some ways you can prepare for a dream holiday next year…
From clothing and technology to snacks and supplies, a recent RetailMeNot.ca survey found the average back-to-school spend per family adds up to $883. Here are a few ways you can beat rising costs of back-to-school…
Hard to believe that there’s only a few weeks left before the kids head back to school. For Mom or Dad, that means back to meal planning! Here’s how to save money on your weekly grocery list while staying organized.
Did your barbecue recently bite the dust? Are you still on the hunt for must-have wardrobe essentials? In this edition of the best things to buy, we look at deals you can score in August, including plenty of back-to-school savings!
We’ve all heard the tongue-in-cheek jingle: back-to-school is the “most wonderful time of the year”. But for many Canadian families, it’s a spending season that rivals Christmas.
Rising back-to-school costs are stretching many household budgets this year as Stats Canada reports the Consumer Price Index has reached 1.3%. Check out these tips for saving, even when things cost more.
A recent RBC study finds students are worried about the financial future – and it’s no wonder, as employment prospects are tight, and tuition costs high. When it comes to juggling jobs, classes and loans, it’s easy to become a stress case – here, Derek shares his tips for staying financially grounded as he enters his last year of college.
It’s a mortgage evolution – the home buying experience has come a long way over the decades – and continues to change. Here’s what you need to know, plus this week’s top headlines.
September is just around the corner and a report finds school shopping will be up 4%. How can you avoid back to school overspending? Derek shares his tested and true ways to gear up for the new semester.