If you want to set yourself (or your kids) up for success, it is crucial to understand the consequences of taking on too much student debt. Yes, it is one way to be able to afford a post-secondary education which in turn could lead to a job with a good salary…but it could also hurt your chances of living a life that’s not tied down to years of debt-repayment. Continue Reading
I hope you were able to watch my first ever Facebook livestream with my sister Sarah on how to navigate life and money after graduation. If not, I’ve posted it on YouTube so you can check it out (or just click below). I’ve also made it into a special podcast episode if you just want to listen to it, so make sure to subscribe to my show on iTunes. Continue Reading
When my younger sister Sarah came to visit me in Toronto after she graduated university, we had a ton of fun! Of course we did all of the touristy things you’d expect: Niagara Falls, the CN Tower, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario. I also took her to some of the best eats in the city including Libretto Pizzeria, Arctic Bites and Margaritas. Continue Reading
I can’t believe it’s already been 30 episodes! Starting a podcast was just an idea I had back in April, and now here I am with 30 podcast episodes in the can. As I mentioned in the episode, this will be my last episode for 2015. I’ll be back the first week of January, but until then I’ve got a ton of work to do to switch over MoMoneyMoHouses.com to JessicaMoorhouse.com. Continue Reading
I can’t believe I’ve already been out of school and working in the “real world” for 5 years now. The 5 years it took me to get my Bachelor’s degree seemed to drag on, but the 5 years I’ve been out of school just flew by. I can still remember counting down the days until convocation, thinking that once I threw my cap in the air, that’s when my life would begin. Continue Reading
Stop comparing yourself to others, you’re doing just fine!
When I was little, I always wanted to be just like my older sister. She was super smart (still is), got straight As in school, and although my mom told me not to, I couldn’t help but compare myself to her. Whenever I got a B, I felt like I just wasn’t as smart as her and pushed myself to try harder. Continue Reading
There’s a lot you need to know about living on your own for the first time, be here are some of the key things you need to know before packing up your stuff and saying “Bon Voyage!” to your parents’ basement.