Enactus' Capital One Financial Education Challenge: Young Entrepreneurs & the Future of Financial Literacy

Enactus’ Capital One Financial Education Challenge: Young Entrepreneurs & the Future of Financial Literacy

Apr 13, 2017

This post content is sponsored by Capital One, however the views and opinions expressed represent my own and I only work with brands & products that I trust and believe in.


One of the biggest perks about working for myself is I get to say “Yes!” to some very cool opportunities that I wouldn’t have been able to if I’d stayed at my 9 to 5. One opportunity I got to take advantage of recently was being a judge for the Capital One Financial Education Challenge, which takes place through a partnership between Capital One Canada and an organization called Enactus Canada. Continue Reading

Things to Know Before Investing in Gold

Investing in Gold: Here’s What You Should Know

Apr 11, 2017

Ever thought of investing in gold? It doesn't just mean buying a gold brick anymore, but you still need to know your stuff before diving in.

This post is sponsored by Entertainment One, however the views and opinions expressed represent my own and I only work with brands & products that I trust and believe in.


Have you ever thought about investing in gold before? I’ll be honest, I never have. Index funds? That’s how I started my investing journey. Mutual funds? Been there, done that. ETFs? My new favourite thing. Gold? Well…does my wedding ring count? Because that’s pretty much the only gold I’ve ever invested in. Continue Reading

Self-worth and net worth - they seriously have nothing to do with each other

Self-Worth and Net Worth — They Have Nothing to Do with Each Other

Apr 10, 2017

Do you subconsciously believe that your self-worth is tied to your net worth? It's very common, though it can be really unhealthy. You're more than how much you earn or save. You are awesome, it really doesn't matter how much money you have.For most of my life, I believed that self-worth and net worth went hand in hand. Without one, you couldn’t have the other. I’m sure that’s why I got into personal finance in the first place. There was nothing I wanted more than to feel good enough, valued, even envied. And the only way to attain that, I thought, was to become rich. Continue Reading

Episode 101: What You Need to Know Before Doing Your Taxes this Season with Lisa Gittens

Apr 5, 2017

This episode is sponsored by H&R Block, where you can get your taxes done in-person or do it yourself online for free! To download a special coupon to save 15% on your tax services, click here.


Are you ready for tax time? If not, that’s okay because I’ve got the podcast episode that’s perfect for you! For episode 101, I chat with senior tax expert Lisa Gittens from H&R Block about how to prepare your return, how H&R Block professionals are trained, why their online software is free, and what are some of the top tax tips people need to know before filing their taxes this year. Continue Reading