You can’t put a price on healthy, active kids – but coping with the costs of competitive sports is a challenge for many Canadian families. Not only are parents shelling out thousands for gear, registration and travel, but those who take time off to support their kid’s sport may be missing out on income as well.
Everyone knows how important it is for parents to support what their children are learning in school. This means sitting with them to do homework and making sure they are keeping their grades up. But what about financial literacy? Who is responsible for teaching kids about money matters?
Camp is over, fall activities don’t start for another month, and your children are getting bored. Rather than spending money trying to entertain them, why not use this time as an opportunity to teach your children how to SAVE money?
Do you trust your bank? A recent survey shows Canadians have had enough of hidden or confusing bank fees – and are losing faith in their financial institutions as a result. Learn more about how to resolve conflicts with your bank – and protect your finances – if you’re unhappy with their services.
Break ups are never easy, but they can be especially complicated when finances are involved. Depending on your province and the length of your relationship, the definition of “mine” and “yours” can change. Read on to learn more about the financial implications of common law relationships.
Ah, the pain of filling up at the pumps. As rebounding prices repeatedly strike our wallets at the gas station, and rising oil prices remain a fixture in the news, don’t you just wish you could fill up for free?
If you’re prone to running a monthly balance, a low interest credit card can save you $100 a month…which is probably a lot more then you’re getting back from your rewards program. Not to mention that it will make it oh-so much easier to pay down your monthly balance and get control over your credit card debt.