Monthly Archives: January 2015

Valentine’s Day On A Budget

With Valentine’s Day approaching rapidly, what are your plans? With the average price of a movie ticket sitting at around $8, the traditional dinner-and-a-movie can take a big chunk out of your entertainment budget. No-one wants to look cheap, but you don’t have to spend money to have fun. If you need to put together an impressive date night for an unimpressive price, this guide will give you some romantic ideas that will not require you to win the lottery first. After all, money can’t buy you love.

The Stock Market

RRSPs and TFSAs are great places to put your savings, but they are not the only options. Making smart investments in the stock market is a great way to diversify your portfolio and make some money. This guide will not turn you into the Wolf of Wall Street, but it should show you that getting started in the stock market isn’t difficult. So, where should you start?

Understanding Canadian Sales Tax

When you go shopping, it can be difficult to know how much more than the sticker price you will be made to pay. Like other taxes, figuring out the Canadian sales tax system can be very complicated. How much do you have to pay? What do you have to pay for? Where does that extra five to fifteen percent of your bill go? This guide will answer those questions.