Budgeting for Your Kids’ Summer Activities

Summer time is the perfect time to enrol your kids in various extracurricular activities. Creating a budget ahead of time saves you plenty of headaches in the future so you and your kids can enjoy the summer!

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How to Fight About Money Without Ruining Your Relationship

You are going to fight about money at some point -- so you may as well learn how to do it well.

How to Pull Off a Money Makeover

A step-by-step approach to transforming your financial life. Start by choosing one area - just one - so you can focus on taking a few critical actions.

Money Etiquette: Emily Post for Personal Finance

How to handle money etiquette issues with your family and friends.

Family and Finances: How to Handle the Fireworks That Can Explode in Our Relationships

Have a tough financial situation with a family member or friend? Here’s how to handle it.

Millennials and Investing: Helping the Next Generation Get Into the Game

Investing is the key to financial success for millennials. But, for a whole bunch of reasons, many aren’t taking the leap.

Set It and Forget It: How to Set Up An Automated Savings Plan

Automated Savings allows you to pay yourself first.

Brains and Bank Accounts: How Psychology Can Help You Reduce Spending and Eliminate Debt

Resisting the urge to spend is hard. Here are some tricks to help you reduce spending and debt.

In the Groove to Move? How to Know When You’re Ready to Sell Your Home

You’re finally thinking about selling your nest. There are many financial and emotional factors to consider before you make that big move. Here are some tips to help you sort out the pros and cons.

Bits & Bytes: The Answers to All of Your Cryptocurrency Questions

You most definitely have heard of cryptocurrency. But what is it? And why should you care?

How Much Money Do You Need to Save So You Retire Comfortably?

The earlier you start saving for retirement, the better. But how do you start? Here are some tips that can help you retire comfortably.

Tips for Finding a Financial Advisor

A great advisor can make a huge difference in your financial well-being. But how do you go about choosing one? Here are some ways to identify candidates and criteria to use to screen them.

Shift Change: How to Make the Move From “Saver” to “Spender” During Retirement

You’ve been a “saver” for as long as you can remember. Now, you’re transitioning into retirement. Here’s how you can shift from being a “saver” to a “spender” without fear and anxiety.

How Much Money Should you Set Aside for Retirement?

Everyone’s retirement plan is different. Here are the various factors to consider when deciding how much money you should set aside for each stage of your retirement.

How To Minimize the Taxes on Your Kids’ Inheritance

Taxes can get really tricky when it comes to estate planning. What are some ways to minimize the tax you pay?

Why You Should Still Contribute to your TFSA Even When You’re 68

Saving inside a TFSA never gets old.Here are some arguments in favour of continuing to make contributions even well after you’re retired.

How to Withdraw Money from a Spousal RRSP

The idea behind a spousal RRSP is to split your retirement income so you can pay less tax as a couple. Here’s a breakdown of how to withdraw from a Spousal RRSP.

Think “Simple” When Investing in RESPs

What is the simplest and most cost-effective way to invest in RESPs? Here’s what you do.

Four Common Investment Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Investors make plenty of mistakes when it comes to investing. Here are the top four and how to avoid them.

How Much is Too Much When Investing in Canadian Stocks?

Are you investing too much in Canadian Stocks? Diversify your portfolio and explore the larger markets out there.

Millennials Think Differently When it Comes to Personal Finance

How do Millennials think and behave when it comes to money?

How to Budget When You’re a Student

If you’re a student venturing off to college or university, follow these simple budgeting tips.

Kids’ Education Savings: RESPs Are The Way To Go

There is no such thing as a free lunch. But the RESP is as close to one as you’re likely to get, when it comes to saving.

When to Throw Money at the Problem

The idea of spending money to make a problem go away comes with its negative connotations but here’s how it can work.

How to Prepare for a Job Layoff

If you’re worried about your job security or want to know what to do in the case of a layoff, here are some tips to help you feel more prepared.

Teaching Your Kids About Money

It’s good to prepare your kids for their financial futures at a young age. But what’s the best way to do it? Here’s some advice on how to teach your kids about financial literacy.

The Best Credit Cards in Canada

Is there such a thing as the best credit card in Canada? There are a number of factors to look at when determining the best card for your needs.

Making Debt Disappear

Making debt disappear is easy in theory. You either increase your income or cut your spending. But how do you take action?

All the Things Canadians Have to be Thankful For

As Canadians, we have a lot to be thankful for. Here’s a breakdown of some of the things us Canadians are fortunate to have.

Financial Mistakes and What to do About Them

Ever wanted a financial “do-over”? We’ve all made an impulse purchase at least once in our lives. Here’s what to do about those common financial mistakes.

How to Achieve Financial Independence

Financial Independence, Retire Early. This ideal concept is a growing movement but how does one achieve financial independence?

Financial Planning When You’re a Solo Senior

Living single is quite common. For seniors, living on their own can be challenging at times. Here’s how to overcome some of those challenges.

Spending Money on Experiences

Instead of spending your money on materialistic things, why not try spending your money on real-life experiences?

Highlights of Million Dollar Neighbourhood on the Oprah Winfrey Network

Highlights from the reality TV show Million Dollar Neighbourhood. The goal is to boost the town's net worth by $1 million dollars over a span of 10 weeks.

The 6 Money Tasks to do Every Work Anniversary

I think I’ve found a way to make a meaningless work anniversary actually mean something. We can use it as a catalyst, a prompt, or a trigger to take on some tasks related to your money at work. 

‘Financial infidelity’ is shockingly common in couples, says recent poll

“To love, honour and…tell the truth about money.” Does there need to be an addition to the standard marital vows in our culture?

Do Your Finances “Spark Joy”?

The KonMari Method is based on one, fundamental question: Does the item you are holding in your hands “Spark Joy”? If it does, keep it. If it doesn’t, thank it and then get rid of it.

The Financial Responsibility of Owning a Pet

Owning a pet takes a lot of commitment. It also comes with a huge financial responsibility. Here are some financial planning tips you need to know about before deciding to get your very own furry best friend.

How to Know If You’re Investing Wisely

Here are three guidelines to help you know if you’re investing wisely.

What to Do When the Collection Agent Calls

Don’t know what to do when the collection agent calls? Here’s how to dig yourself out of a mountain of debt.

How to Invest Your Inheritance Money

No idea what to do with your inheritance money? Bruce shares some advice on how to make this investment a meaningful one.

Budgeting for a Home Renovation

Planning to renovate your home? You’ll need a budget for that. Here are some tips that can help make sure your next home renovation project doesn’t break the bank.

Breaking down the Federal Budget

What does the federal budget mean for your bank account? Bruce Sellery takes us through all you need to know.

All You Need to Know About Apple’s New Credit Card

Apple is launching a new credit card this summer. How does it work? Is it worth it? Bruce Sellery weighs in.

Teaching Your Kids About Money

Want to teach your kids about money but have no idea where to start? Bruce Sellery discusses what to focus on first.

Consumer Debt in Canada Is an Issue—but No Need to Panic

According to a recent Ipsos Reid survey, a high number of Canadians are flirting with financial insolvency. But it might not be as bad as it appears.

Fake Financial News and How to Spot It

#FakeNews is bombarding your social media channels. Here are some tips on how to spot fake financial news before it affects your wallet.

How to Get Your Will in Order

When the legendary singer Aretha Franklin died last August, it was reported that she hadn't left a will but now 3 separate handwritten wills have emerged. We can learn a thing or two from this unfortunate situation.

Budgeting for Your Kids’ Summer Activities

It's never too early to start making a plan to fund your kids' extracurricular activities. Bruce has some tips on how to create a budget.

What to Consider Before Making a Mid-Life Career Change

Thinking about making a mid-life career change? Here is everything you should consider before making the big move.

Open Banking: Do We Need It?

Open banking is the hottest new banking trend. But what is it? Do we really need it? Bruce has all the answers for you.

When to Use Online Reviews

Nowadays you can find a review on just about anything. There are review websites for restaurants, hotels and even prisons. But it's important to know when you should trust review sites or just trust your gut. Bruce discusses how to use review sites to get the best value for your money.

The Importance of Financial Inclusion

Some Canadians may have difficulty accessing appropriate financial services. There are about one million Canadian adults who are "unbanked" meaning they don't have a bank account. This is why financial inclusion is important. Bruce Sellery tells you more about what financial inclusion is and why we shouldn't take the financial services we receive for granted. 

Navigating Home Renovations

Home renovations aren't easy. That six-week basement renovation took longer than expected and may have even gone over budget. But what is a non-disparagement clause? And what does it have to do with your home renovation? Bruce Sellery breaks it down for you. 

Is Travel Insurance Enough to Protect Your Holiday?

Bruce discusses how you can protect yourself when travel companies fail. Can you turn to credit companies if travel insurance isn't enough?

What Credit Card Features Matter

Bruce discusses which credit card features are important when deciding which card is best for you. 

A Look At Facebook’s Digital Currency

Facebook is planning to launch its very own digital currency called Libra. But is Facebook's plan to make a more efficient payment system worth it for the millions of users who use the platform every day? More importantly, is it safe?

The Financial Game of Life

Bruce Sellery takes a look at the new augmented reality version of the classic board game Monopoly. 

Why More Seniors Are Choosing to Stay in the Workforce

More and more seniors are choosing to stay in the workforce. Bruce Sellery explains why they are continuing to work longer past the average age of retirement. 

How Inflation Can Impact Your Financial Health

Understanding how inflation can impact your financial health is important. Bruce Sellery shares all you need to know about inflation and how it works. 

Will Meal-Kit Services Help You Cut Spending?

Are meal-kits the answer to saving a few bucks? Bruce Sellery breaks down how you can eliminate credit card debt and save on groceries. 

Setting Your Holiday Budget

The holidays can be stressful especially when it comes to spending. Bruce Sellery shares his expert advice on how to create a holiday budget and stick to it. 

Slaying Your ‘Debt Snake’

Bruce Sellery explains how you can use behavioural economics to squash your credit card debt. 

How to Fix a Bad Credit Score

If you received a bad credit score it's not the end of the world. But it does take some time for it to improve. Bruce Sellery shares his tips for getting your credit score back on track. 

Should You Help Your Adult Child Buy a House?

Bruce Sellery takes you through all the factors you should consider before deciding to help your adult child buy a house. 

Dealing with Financial Challenges amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

Bruce Sellery spoke with Global News Morning Calgary about dealing with financial challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to Deal with Financial Stress During a Pandemic

Non-essential businesses have had to close until further notice because of the COVID-19 pandemic leaving many Canadians unable to earn an income right now. Bruce Sellery shares his tips on how to manage financial stress during this time.

Getting Your Financial Footing Back During a Pandemic

Not all Canadians are going through the same thing when it comes to managing their money during a pandemic. Millions of Canadians have been laid off during these unprecedented times while some are working from home. Bruce Sellery spoke with Cityline's Tracy Moore about the steps you can take to regain your financial footing depending on your current situation. 

Full Episode: Finding Your Dream Job During The Pandemic

Don’t give up on your dream job just because there’s a pandemic. Tracy Timm tells us about her recent book Unstoppable: Discover Your True Value, Define Your Genius Zone, and Drive Your Dream Career. Then, a blast from the stock market’s past. Gene Natali tells us about the Time Portal App that lets you see […]

Full Episode: Investing In Women-Led Businesses

Investing in talented female entrepreneurs pays off, says Shelley Kuipers. She’s a co-founder of The51, a financial feminist platform that provides access to capital for women-led businesses. Then, why and when you should get a Power of Attorney.  Suzana Popovic-Montag from Hull and Hull LLP takes us through everything we need to know about POAs. […]

Full Episode: Signed, Warren Buffett: Lessons from shareholder letters

Why you should read a company’s shareholder letter. Lawrence Cunnigham takes us through his book Dear Shareholder. Then, keeping great food affordable. Cookbook author Claire Tansey shares tips from Dinner, Uncomplicated for making a tasty home cooked meal without breaking the bank. And, the financial challenges that come with preparing for a serious illness. Connie […]

Full Episode: Why There Are So Few Female Financial Advisors?

Why are there so few female financial advisors? This is the question Judy Paradi from StrategyMarketing.ca explores in a new white paper. Then, there is a growing need for mental health disability claims. Nainesh Kotak from Kotak Personal Injury Law tells us how to make a claim. And, financial planning for families with someone with […]

Full Episode: Millennials On The Move: Home Buying Trends for 2020

How do you “right a wrong” when it comes to your financial institution? Tips from the Investor Protection Clinic’s Jessie Armour. Then, what Canadians are searching for online when it comes to their personal finances. Fernado Angulo from SEMrush tells us about his analysis. And, Millennials on the move. Monique Johnson from Your Happy Realtor […]

Full Episode: Peer-to-Peer Lending: Never lend money to a friend — but what about a stranger?

Not having your annual office christmas party this year? Marina Glogovac from CanadaHelps tells us how you can donate the unused money to charity through a new initiative called Holiday Party Heroes. Then, a new financial startup allowing Canadians to lend and borrow from each other called goPeer. CEO Marc-Antoine Caya tells us all about […]

Full Episode: The Retirement Downsizing Myth: Why Seniors Are Staying Put

The retirement downsizing myth: Why many seniors are choosing to stay put and how this will impact their financial plan, with Jason Heath from Objective Financial Partners. Why a consumer proposal might not be necessary or even helpful. Karim Nanji from Marble Financial provides some alternatives. Then, Canada’s very first pension plan for doctors. James […]

Full Episode: Uber Is Out. Outschool Is In: The e-Learning Side Hustle

Earning an extra income on Zoom. Meagan Tauber shares her experience getting paid to teach online through Outschool.  Then, navigating dips in the market. Tom Bradley from Steadyhand Investment Funds tells us why the best way to prepare for a down market is to look forward to it. And, building a DIY stock portfolio with […]

Moolala: Why smart people do dumb things with their money (and what you can do about it)

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The Moolala Guide to Rockin’ Your RRSP

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