Finances

Spending less this Christmas

Spending less this Christmas

Rest assured: it is possible to have a great family Christmas without spending all your savings. The Holidays are a good opportunity to start using wise tricks to spend less!

November 23, 2020
Making a budget is well worth it!

Making a budget is well worth it!

There are a million things you would rather do than make a budget. However, the peace of mind that comes with it is well worth it.

April 23, 2018
Choosing a new home

Choosing a new home

You did it! You have enough money to buy a new home for your little family. You are ready and enthusiastic but how will you choose the best one?

May 14, 2017
5 reasons to invest in a RRSP

5 reasons to invest in a RRSP

We already have our hands full with the daily expenses of our family and you think that we should put some money aside for retirement? Absolutely! Here are five good reasons to do so.

February 20, 2017
Tax tips for you and your family

Tax tips for you and your family

When you have a family, your financial situation changes and your income taxes do too. Here is everything you need to know before preparing your first tax return as a parent.

April 13, 2015
Why are you always broke?

Why are you always broke?

Why are you broke as a joke? Penniless? Strung out? Why are you always in trouble? You are because you act accordingly.

September 8, 2014
12 tips on family income tax

12 tips on family income tax

Income tax! We all pay our fair share, but if we could only reduce our payment or raise our tax return, it would be so much better!

March 2, 2014
Financial problems

Financial problems

Your financial situation has changed, the budget is about to explode and real fast, you’re losing control and don’t know where to turn. What can you do to get out of this situation?

October 26, 2012
Do you need a RRSP or a TFSA?

Do you need a RRSP or a TFSA?

We are being told so many opposite things about the financial priorities of a family that we decided to ask a specialist!

July 4, 2012
The joint account

The joint account

Once in a relationship, you could decide to put your incomes together and manage everything through one joint account. Is this a good idea?

February 20, 2011
Allowance: more than pocket money!

Allowance: more than pocket money!

Giving one, or not giving one? A difficult decision that involves a lot more than the simple dollars you will pay. Managing a little wallet comes with many other lessons.

January 10, 2011

This week
COVID-19 - Parents are heroes too!

Being a parent during this pandemic is not easy. You are all living different situations and you all have your own challenges and fears. But you also all have something in common: you are your children’s heroes!

Pregnancy a trimester at a time

It was previously believed that musculoskeletal pain associated with pregnancy was an integral part of the changes that women face. We now know that these discomforts can be prevented and mitigated.

Last time my breastfeeding experience went poorly - this time I want it to be different

Unfortunately, we still read and hear about moms who had a really difficult time breastfeeding with their first baby. This could involve anything from not mastering breastfeeding in the first few days to ongoing breastfeeding problems or worries about low milk supply.

Learning to ride a bicycle

You can imagine your hand leaving his bicycle in slow motion and sending him to… a fall? Of course not! You are offering him freedom… it is indeed a big day!