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6 Poor Money Habits You Didn’t Know You Were Teaching Your Kids

6 Poor Money Habits You Didn’t Know You Were Teaching Your Kids

Teach them to save. Teach them about delayed gratification.

Give them an allowance. Make them EARN an allowance.

Take them grocery shopping. DON’T take them shopping with you.

There are endless dos and don’ts when it comes to teaching your kids about finances, and it’s not always clear which advice is best.

But what about the things you can’t help? What about the lessons you teach your kids without realizing it?

Sometimes these young minds retain the most surprising information, including a lot of stuff that we’d really rather they didn’t know. Just like kids say the darndest things, they also mimic the darndest things ‒ which means we need to be sure our words and actions are worth mimicking when it comes to money. Keep reading » about 6 Poor Money Habits You Didn’t Know You Were Teaching Your Kids

Diving Into Consumer Psychology: The ‘Why’ Of Things We Buy

Diving Into Consumer Psychology: The Why Of The Things We Buy

Simon Sinek’s book, Start With Why, explores business and consumer psychology with questions like…

  • Why do we buys things?
  • How do companies nudge consumers to use their products and service?
  • How do companies use price as a tool to manipulate consumer behaviour?
  • How do we use fear as a motivator?

Some say Sinek’s claim to fame is his TED talk, which happens to be the third most popular talk ever. See for yourself: Keep reading » about Diving Into Consumer Psychology: The ‘Why’ Of Things We Buy

9 Best Family Vehicles To Fit Your Budget Under $30K

9 Best Family Vehicles To Fit Your Budget Under $30K

When you have children, there comes a time when you have to sacrifice style for size when it comes to your vehicles.

Or, do you?

Many of the latest cars, SUVs and vans today are full of state-of-the-art features that won’t make you long after driving around a two-seater sports car. And if you are a savvy used-car shopper, almost all of these larger vehicles can be purchased within reasonable budgets.

With this in mind, I've put together a list of family-friendly vehicles that can seat 7 or more passengers.

I've also included a budget range that you can expect to pay when buying these cars used on Canada’s largest auto classifieds, autotrader.ca. Keep reading » about 9 Best Family Vehicles To Fit Your Budget Under $30K

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