How Your Money Personality Builds (And Destroys!) Your Wealth

How Your Money Personality Builds (And Destroys!) Your Wealth

Do you know what your money personality is?

I’m not simply talking about whether you’re a spender or saver. There are nuances between these two types of behaviors and seasons where you might experience each of the money personalities.

For instance, of the five personalities:

...I'm currently a Social Spender. Whether it’s a friend’s birthday or a family vacation, I enjoy spending money on and with people.

As altruistic as this sounds, it can wreak havoc on a budget. I can justify almost any expense so long as I am doing it "for the greater good."

But I wasn’t always a social spender. My personality has evolved over time and it still oscillates between a few different types.

Learn about the five different types of money personalities and see if you fall into any of these categories. Keep reading » about How Your Money Personality Builds (And Destroys!) Your Wealth

Beware The Hidden Costs When Buying And Selling Your House

Beware the Hidden Costs When Buying and Selling Your Home

As Canadians, we have been told from a young age that owning a home is the best financial move you can make.

And while it may be the best move for some, others may be better off renting.

If you are considering buying a house or moving into a larger place, you’ll want to consider all of the costs involved – and there are a lot of them. Keep reading » about Beware The Hidden Costs When Buying And Selling Your House

7 Festival Hacks Guaranteed To Save You Money

7 Festival Hacks Guaranteed to Save You Money

It seems like there’s a festival for everything these days, from beer and poutine to yoga and traditional music.

Whether your thing is wine and cheese, books, bendy poses or live music, there’s a good chance you’ve got at least one summer festival on your wishlist this year.

Not to mention, on your budget – because festival attendance isn’t an inherently frugal endeavour.

But with a bit of planning, you can easily save money while attending festivals all year round.

Here’s a step-by-step guide to show you how to indulge in that dream festival without paying the full – and expensive! – price. Keep reading » about 7 Festival Hacks Guaranteed To Save You Money

Are You Too Generous With Your Tips?

Are you too generous with your tips?

I’m a very thankful person.

So when I go out for dinner or get a haircut and receive good service, I tip.

In fact, I can’t remember a time when I was so offended by a service, I didn’t tip.

In today’s world, tipping has become standard practice in the service industry. And while there are many tools that can help eliminate the stress when trying to figure out the math, such as a tip calculator, the question remains:

How much should you tip? Keep reading » about Are You Too Generous With Your Tips?

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