Barely six months have passed since New Year’s resolutions were declared and probably around five months since they were abandoned! Making a new goal to improve your life is easy — forming the new habit and fully committing to it? Now that’s the challenge. Sometimes the drive to improve our lives isn’t enough to keep up […]
Buying a home can be a long, stressful process, even after you finally close on your new place. Regardless of the condition of your new home, many new homeowners should know that there is extra work to be done outside of unpacking boxes and choosing paint colours. When you are fresh to the space and […]
Whether it’s work-induced or a by product of personal pressures, we all suffer from some level of stress. It’s normal to feel the pressure to accomplish a lot in a short amount of time, but this juggling act simply cannot be sustained in the long term, and it can have damaging effects on our mental […]
While there are loads of budgeting templates online, they don’t always fit our lifestyle, or they may not be easy to update when major changes occur. That’s why we’ve created a step-by-step guide to get you started off on the right foot. Create your own customised budget and start working toward your goals.
Deciding to buy a house is a major decision, and it’s one that you shouldn’t rush into. Purchasing (and owning) a house requires a certain level of fiscal responsibility and management skill. If budgeting is difficult and extra spending seems to get the better of you more often than not, it may not be the […]
February Half-Term is right around the corner. While it’s a popular time for travel, it comes at a cost: Families pay up to eight times more than normal for flights during half-term holidays — and it doesn’t stop there.1 High demand drives up the price of hotel rooms, car rentals and more. Quality time with […]
It’s the beginning of a new year, which for many people means new beginnings. Make a resolution this year to start a savings plan, and follow these tips to make it work! Set a Goal Understanding what you’re saving for will help you to stay focused and on track throughout your savings effort. While […]
There’s no doubt about it: Interviews are the most challenging part of landing a job. You have to spend a fair bit of time preparing: reading up on the company, anticipating the kinds of questions you’ll be asked, figuring out what kind of questions you’ll need to ask and more. That’s only the beginning. You […]