How to Budget for Wedding Season...If You’re NOT Getting Married

How to budget for wedding season - if you're not getting married

The snow has melted, the weather is getting warmer, and you know what that means.

Wedding season is coming.

You might have dodged the multiple-destination-weddings bullet this year, but even a few local weddings will represent a not-insignificant portion of your summer spending.

Luckily, if you’re in the thick of the attending-weddings season of your life, there are ways you can plan for wedding attendance to make sure it won’t ruin YOUR financial life.

Yup, I’m talking about building a wedding budget (which you probably thought you didn’t have to do until you were getting married yourself)...


How exactly are you going to handle those wedding-related expenses this year...and every year until your friends stop getting married all the time? Read on.

Plan Ahead

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Best No Fee Travel Credit Cards in Canada 2017

Best no annual fee travel credit cards in Canada

Finding a no fee travel credit card is kind of like finding life on Mars - it's hard and definitely takes some time...

The reason for that is annual fees are necessary to supply the increased rewards, insurance coverage, and perks that travel cards typically have.

While life on Mars is still being debated, fortunately Canadian no fee travel cards already have some life - but they may soon be on life support. There is an underserved need for this type of card though, especially if points and miles are brand new to you. Learning the ropes of travel rewards without the risk of high fees is valuable.

Once you've figured it all out though, then you'll want to graduate to a top tier travel credit card that racks up the rewards faster and gives way better perks.

Best Travel Credit Cards With No Annual Fee

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Deals and Tools

Hot deals and money tools for smart savers

This is a one-stop page for products and tools that I use and recommend to get the best deals.

No fluff. Let’s go straight to the list of products, tools and deals I use and think are valuable:

Credit Cards

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7 Ways To Declutter Without Spending A Fortune

7 ways to declutter your home without spending a fortune

Organization storages bank on the fact that we’re attracted to those clear lucite boxes, monogramed fabric bins, or classic wooden divided trays…

They’re crisp and beautiful, with the promise that we can buy our way to a more streamlined, organize life.

But that doesn’t mean there aren’t far cheaper options available elsewhere – including in your own home right now.

Here are some of my favourite ways to get organized without a costly trip to the store for sets of matching bins and baskets.

Make your own

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