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!
Author: Phil B So you’ve finally decided to start tracking your spending for a month or two, so you can identify where all your money is going. Congratulations, that’s the first step toward mastering your money. Anything that is measured can be controlled. You’re motivated to start right now, and you’ve bought Quicken or signed up with … [Read more...] about How to track your finances
I love technology. I love it in all its forms. While I’m not always the first to jump on the cool app bandwagon, I will definitely be chasing that sucker down if I think it will make my life easier or better. Recently, I came across some cool apps that I think will be able to save me some time and money. Not only that, I think a few of them can … [Read more...] about Cool Apps that Will Change Your Life
Hi everyone, please welcome Troy Bombardia to Cents, Sense & Sensibility today. He is an investor and staff writer over at Make Money Your Way and is here to share his knowledge with us on investing for beginners. This is the second installment of the Investing Crash Course. Please go to Investing Crash Course: Week 1 for the first post. … [Read more...] about A Beginners Guide to Different Types of Financial Products