Fear not. Buying in bulk is not just for that family of five loading up their Dodge Grand Caravan with $1000 in Costco purchases. It’s possible to buy your basics and get a bulk discount if you are savvy about your food spending. Even though it may be painful to drop a few hundred dollars during a grocery store trip, the truth is that it’s good … [Read more...] about Hack Your Grocery Budget by Buying in Bulk
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How to update your closet on the cheap
The average Canadian spends $3,503 per year on clothes and accessories. That means that on average, Canadians spend $291.92 per month. Ouch. In other words, your shopping habit could be costing you…a lot. But the truth is that looking good and feeling good doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, it shouldn’t. My closet is carefully curated and … [Read more...] about How to update your closet on the cheap
6 Ways to Date on a Budget
Please welcome my new staff writer, Taylor Milam, to the Cents, Sense & Sensibility team. She'll be filling in for me this week as I'm moving house and will be keeping us company every Tuesday from next week forward. It doesn’t need to cost a lot of money to impress your honey. In fact, nothing is sexier than a woman (or man) who isn’t … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Date on a Budget
Are you falling into the good debt trap?
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?
Friday’s Sweet Savage Love: Vol 1
Hey everyone, welcome to Friday's Sweet Savage Love. I take this time to talk about my favourite link loves for the week and then highlight only the finest cheesy romances that Harlequin has to offer (I love cheesy romances and see no reason not to inflict them on my larger audience). Check out my favourite blog posts below: Blonde on a Budget … [Read more...] about Friday’s Sweet Savage Love: Vol 1