How to Travel for Free with Home Exchange

TV show guest: “Back in my day, we didn’t have video games. The only toys we had were chalk that we used to draw on a sidewalk” Eric (*incredulous*): “You…

Time To Check In On Your Financial Plan

I quit my full-time job in December 2019, three months before a global pandemic shut down the world. I watched my investments fall by 34% in the sharpest and most…

Using Annuities To Create Your Own Personal Pension In Retirement

*Sponsored by RBC Insurance* The reason why retirement planning can be so difficult is because the one variable we need to know – how long we have to live –…

FREE Summit: Women Can Money

Hey hey – Quick post today letting you know about a free financial summit taking place next week that I will be a part of Maria from Handful of Thoughts…

Weekend Reading: Update From Italy Edition

Buongiorno! We’ve spent two glorious weeks in Italy, arriving first in Rome before moving on to Florence and Venice. Three very different, yet equally amazing cities! I loved the history…

Quarterly Net Worth: Q1 2022 + Book Giveaway!

Hey hey everyone!  We’re back with another quarterly life and net worth update.  These are the posts I actually still enjoy writing these days. Big 3,000 word post so grab…

Wise: A Multi-Currency VISA for Travellers

Hey, remember travelling? Yeah, I sure do. As the world continues to drop COVID-related restrictions for travellers, tourist operators have reported a surge in bookings. Clearly, the world misses international…

How To Invest During High Inflation

It’s common for investors to be concerned about inflation because it brings to mind the high inflationary period of the 1970s that completely wrecked stock and bond returns. It’s also…

Travel Hacking 101: Stopovers and Open Jaws

Hopefully by now you’re feeling a bit more confident in this miles and points game and have applied for a card or two, have begun to amass airline points, and…

4 Steps To Help Your Adult Child Buy A House

Housing has always been expensive. But these days, getting your foot in the door in the Canadian real estate market is a more significant challenge than ever before. With prices…