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
Nobody likes thinking about endings. While beginnings are bright and playful things full of possibility, endings tend to be darker and fraught with complicated emotions. Even when things need to end, it can be really difficult to do so. Relationships are no exception to this rule. It can be overwhelming when you need to think about ending your … [Read more...] about How to Financially Survive Your Divorce
Author: Sunshine G. As Canadians, we’re very, very lucky – providing that you’ve been working, you receive a year off on maternity/parental benefits to be split between the two parents, paid at roughly 55% of your earnings to a max of $524/week before tax (as of 2015 information – it indexes yearly). After tax, that works out to … [Read more...] about Maternity leave without going broke!
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
I don't know about you but I love hearing about how other people are making money. Lots of bloggers have published posts about some of their own side hustles and thought I'd share some of my own. For me, my pursuit of passion (and job offers!) have taken me to some surprising places and looking back, I wouldn't trade a moment of it. While it's … [Read more...] about My Weird and Wonderful Jobs