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.
Finding good childcare is a huge conundrum facing Canadian parents. Arm-length waiting lists and thousands of dollars in monthly fees can greatly limit the options for many families, especially those who rely on subsidized care. What’s a busy working parent to do?
There’s no way around it – kids are expensive! Fortunately you can counter those first-year costs by begging and borrowing for clothes, toys and equipment. When it comes to saving on stuff for baby, never be afraid to ask for help!