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Back-to-school

Back-to-school savings – Plan, Plan, Plan!

Happy summer! Now that the weather has warmed up and we’re all getting a bit of a tan, it’s time to start thinking about the kids going back-to-school. Wait… what? Back to school? Didn’t summer holidays ...

Staycation August 18th thru 19th Families enjoying Bronte Beach

Staycation be a local tourist and save

The Raptors won, school is out and summer is here!  What a great time to be living in Oakville!  This makes me think of sunscreen, BBQ’s and hanging out at the lake. So how can ...

home

The cost of owning a home: are you prepared?

A few weeks ago we talked about the cost of purchasing home. Now, we’re going to chat about the costs of owning a home. We’ve gotten possession of our place. We’ve attached the keys to our ...

homeownership

Homeownership: Are you ready?

Homeownership is one of the great Canadian dreams, eh! When we own our own home, there’s pride and purpose. As far as I’m concerned, the best part is you can paint the walls any colour ...

Goal setting

Goal setting – your garden and finances

The long weekend has past and I’m not sure about your household but in ours, we start thinking about what to do, what activities to take part in, and depending on the weather, what flowers ...

Spring cleaning your finances – you’ll feel better

Can you believe that it’s already May?  It’s the season for spring flowers, warmer temperatures and perhaps even a little spring cleaning. Consider as you clean your yard and put the winter clothes away, doing ...

Money – The Last Taboo in Canada

If you’re ever in need to empty a room or shut down a conversation, start talking about money! In Canada, we are comfortable talking about a lot of things – the weather, hockey, politics, and ...