I think couponing gets a bad rap. Whenever I thought of coupon-hunters in the past, I thought of tense, grabby women in grocery stores pushing carts loaded down with fifteen boxes of off-brand detergent and a fistful of sweaty coupons. I always imagined them in front of me at the grocery line, waiting to inflict their numerous “75 cents off” … [Read more...] about Survival Guide to Becoming a Couponing Superstar
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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
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Please welcome my husband, Phil, to Cents, Sense & Sensibility. I have asked him to write for CSS since he is the other half of my financial life and can bring a different perspective to the blog. You can expect him to make a regular in my Wednesday slot. This isn't his first appearance though, check out 'What Grand Theft Auto taught me about … [Read more...] about Why More Money Won’t Help You: A Scientific Analogy