After last week’s big announcement of me quitting my 9 to 5 so I could be a full-time entrepreneur, I got a lot of amazing comments, tweets and emails (thank you!). I also got a lot of questions of how my first week went and how this big decision affected my financial situation. Continue Reading
Did you know that 4 in 10 Canadians believe that they would run out of money in less than a month if they lost their primary source of income? That number may sound high, but after the Financial Planning Standards Council conducted an extensive survey, they did in fact find that 40% of Canadians don’t have a substantial emergency fund. Continue Reading
I can’t believe it’s already been two months since my Millennial Money Meetup! It was so much fun and there was such a great turnout. But at the same time, one of the biggest comments I got was that the panel discussion wasn’t long enough. No kidding! We had so much more to talk about. 30 minutes definitely wasn’t enough time for us to touch on everything we wanted to. Continue Reading
There is a lot to know when it comes to buying a home. I remember when my husband and I first started talking seriously about it over two years ago. I spent months researching online, reading real estate books, and of course checking out blogs from people who went through the process themselves.
My husband and I have been together for almost a decade. And for the majority of that time, we’ve made the same amount of money. Continue Reading