5 Tips to Reorganize your finances after Summer Vacation

5 Tips to Reorganize your finances after Summer Vacation

September brings with it the first hint of fall, with leaves changing colour, a familiar chill in the air, and the reminder that you have spent a long, hot summer spending all your disposable income. No need to despair! September is ALSO the time for you to regroup,...

Budgeting Your Way Through the Back to School Season

Budgeting Your Way Through the Back to School Season

Believe it or not, Back to School is just around the corner, and while you might be quietly jumping for joy on the inside, getting ready for a new school year can also be a stressful time of year. Between new teachers, new schedules, and new gym shoes - there’s a lot...

Post Pandemic Spending: How to Support Local without going broke

Post Pandemic Spending: How to Support Local without going broke

It seems almost surreal that, after over a year and a half of restricted movement and shutdowns, uncertainty, and unease, we now have the start of the COVID-19 vaccine research and development process and rollout. We are beginning to see a tiny light at the end of the...

How to Staycation Without Blowing the Budget

How to Staycation Without Blowing the Budget

During the past 15 months people around the world have learned the meaning of minimal movement. The pandemic has changed our outlook, and as humans do, we have learned to adapt to our situation. What does this have to do with taking a vacation? Precisely that the...

Financial Tips for Buying Your First Home

Financial Tips for Buying Your First Home

Congratulations! Being ready to purchase your first home is a major milestone in your life – and with that milestone, comes a lot of questions, moving pieces, and stress. One of the biggest struggles most first-time home buyers have is with organizing their finances or knowing what to expect financially; you’ve saved up the down payment – now what?