Every once in a while, you’ll take a step back from your life, take a long look, and decide you want to do something differently. Changing things is a big decision and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. But luckily for you, you don’t have to figure it all out yourself. Books are a great place to start when you’re looking for some … [Read more...] about Books to Inspire Your Own Life & Money Makeover
Be Like Buffett
There’s a clear line when people talk about debt – there’s the good kind and the bad kind. When you borrow $800,000 to buy a million-dollar home in Vancouver, people congratulate you and throw you a housewarming party. On the other hand, wrack up $8000 in credit card debt and people are standing in line to boo and hiss. God knows I’ve fallen … [Read more...] about Are you falling into the good debt trap?
Welcome to That's Gonna Cost Ya! A new tradition here at CSS (Cents, Sense & Sensibility) where we'll share some of the good, the great, and the hilarious police call tweets from the good people at @ScanBC Darwin mentioned something about survival skills and nothing says financial survival like our favourites below. Check them … [Read more...] about Darwin says, “That’s gonna cost ya!” (Volume 1)
Please welcome Sunshine G to Cents, Sense & Sensibility. She is the newest writer to the CSS team and she is well-versed in all things life and money. She will join us once a week to share her insights on family, money, and career. Everyone wants what’s best for their kids…and we all have the best of intentions, but sometimes life (and … [Read more...] about How to save for your child’s education: RESP’s
Courtesy of Free Images/Marco Ojeda Alberta was hit hard by the bottom of the barrel oil prices that rolled out six months ago. Home prices dropped, unemployment spiked and the economy remains sluggish. My husband became one of those unemployment casualties after receiving his walking papers from his oil and gas company job. While this has … [Read more...] about Five Things to Do When You’re Out of Work