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If 2019 is the year you promised to stop your bad spending habits in their tracks and ensure your savings go untouched, then maybe the old proverb “failing to plan is planning to fail” hits home for you. But what about the things that don’t make it into the plan? You know, those expenses tha.... More »
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Growing up, I thought I always had a knack for being financially responsible. My parents constantly lectured me about the importance of spending within my means and saving from a young age, so I would be careful not to spend too much while out with friends, and would throw a few dollars in my savin.... More »
Is the Canadian winter starting to get to you before it can even officially start? Are you tired of waking up in the dark and leaving work in the dark? Do you feel like you’re succumbing to the stresses and demands of the busy holiday season?
When we average less than three hours of sunshine per day in the winter, it can be hard to remove yourself from the seasonal “funk”. During times like these, it’s important to seek social support from friends and family, set realistic goals and expectations, get regular exposure to daylight, and find inexpensive ways to enjoy yourself when you’re feeling down.
How to save on holiday season travel
Perhaps a break from your daily routine on a sun-soaked island is just what you need, but whether you can afford it or not is another question. There are a number of ways to trim the costs and stick to a reasonable budget if you plan on travelling around the holiday season – from accumulating points on your credit card to put towards flights, to subscribing for email alerts from your favourite discount travel sites…