Finding your motivation

I confess that I have felt COMPLETELY unmotivated to revisit my budget…. AND THIS IS WHAT I DO FOR A LIVING! When the pandemic hit, I spent a ton of money to keep my kids entertained while I moved my office home. And it was really easy to think “Well, since I don’t have toContinue reading “Finding your motivation”

Should we talk about a guaranteed basic income program?

The concept of a guaranteed basic income (or better known as Universal Basic Income, UBI) is simple: figure out how much money a family needs for essentials, and if the household income is not enough, top it up. But putting this idea into practice hasn’t been so easy. Many experts believe that a UBI wouldContinue reading “Should we talk about a guaranteed basic income program?”

10 things to do on your family STAYCATION this Spring Break!

Are you sticking around for Spring Break this year? The number of people that go into debt for vacations is insane. You do NOT have to go somewhere exotic or drop hundreds of dollars for a few hours getting your feet rubbed at the spa to have a memorable spring break vacay. You can goContinue reading “10 things to do on your family STAYCATION this Spring Break!”

Attitude, Gratitude, and Money Mood.

There are scientifically proven benefits to being someone that practices gratitude. Grateful people have better relationships Grateful people have improved physical health Grateful people have improved mental health Grateful people are more empathetic and less aggressive Grateful people sleep better Grateful people have higher self esteem Grateful people have better mental stamina We know thatContinue reading “Attitude, Gratitude, and Money Mood.”

Teach Your Kids What Christmas is REALLY About

If you don’t want your kids to be materialistic, quit buying them so much stuff. You’ve probably seen me say this before. Don’t feel badly though if you’ve fallen into the consumer vortex and got a little gift-happy this year. I’ve been guilty of this too! Sometimes we all need a little reminder. We allContinue reading “Teach Your Kids What Christmas is REALLY About”

Buying Christmas gifts for your Employees? Check this out!

This blog post is for my fellow Canadians… can I get an eh in here??? (Okay, I don’t say it that much either.) So you’re an AWESOME employer. You da boss. And you have AWESOME employees that you couldn’t do it without. And it’s going to be Christmas soon! You want to spoil those hardContinue reading “Buying Christmas gifts for your Employees? Check this out!”