3 Websites and Apps to Help You Get Rid of Stuff

3 Websites and Apps to Help You Get Rid of Stuff

On my perpetual never-ending quest to ‘get rid of stuff’ a la Marie Kondo and the Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up I have used a number of apps and websites to help me attempt to achieve the enlightened state of minimalism.  A few I’m sure you’ve heard of (ahem, Craigslist) but there were a few […]

How to Save Money on the BNP Paribas Open

How to Save Money on the BNP Paribas Open

Instead of paying hundreds to thousands of dollars to watch the greatest tennis players in the world play at the US Open or Wimbledon, you can watch them at the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Gardens. The BNP Paribas Open is the largest professional ATP and WTA combined tennis tournament in the world. […]

My Aeroplan Points Expired, What are the Options?

My Aeroplan Points Expired, What are the Options?

Two years ago I made my husband sign up for a TD Aeroplan Rewards Visa credit card to take advantage of earning Aeroplan points since it was a first year free promotion (he also doesn’t like to pay annually for a credit card).  He was able to accumulate over 65,000 Aeroplan points.  He got an email in […]

450 Square Feet and a Baby

450 Square Feet and a Baby

Prior to getting married, my husband and I agreed that he would move from his condo to my condo, although his condo is about 100 square feet larger than mine, because his condo was downtown and I would have to rent a parking space on a monthly basis.  My dog also has allergies and his […]

One Percent Realty Review

One Percent Realty Review

My husband recently sold his Vancouver condo through One Percent Realty and I thought I would share his experience. First off, I should explain that I’m not a huge fan of realtors (and neither is my husband) especially in Vancouver, because to be frank, many realtors in Vancouver are making a killing doing not too […]

Setting Up an RESP

Setting Up an RESP

One of the exciting things to do for personal finance nerd parents-to-be is to think about opening up a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) for our future child. Investing in an RESP for your child provides them with money for their post secondary school tuition and is a way to encourage savings for your child’s […]