Tips for growing your child’s nest egg

Saving for your child can be rewarding, and in these current economic times, extremely financially savvy. But where do you start? Take a look at our quick guide to taking those first few steps, from making a budget to choosing from the best junior ISA providers. Here’s where you should begin. Putting some aside DecidingContinue Reading

Back from Vacation

I just got back from vacation with The Wife, The boy and another couple we are really good friends with (who have “1 and a half  boys” – one is 6 months older than my son and the other is just about 6 months old).  We went to an all inclusive resort in Aruba calledContinue Reading

Why Buy a New Construction Home

When there are so many properties now on the market, why buy a new home? Maybe you are longing for attractive period features such as original crown moulding and cornicing, or traditional sash windows. But all these beautiful features can be found in, or added to, new homes, without all the problems of ones thatContinue Reading

Knowing when you’re ready to buy

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they know they’re ready to buy a house. Being a first-time buyer can be a little daunting, and as buying a house is probably the biggest investment you’ll make in your life it’s important to be prepared. From finding the perfect place, to securing a mortgage fromContinue Reading

How to save Money on your Various Insurance Policies

We all need insurance. Whether you want to insure your possessions, your life or your car (not only is it a legal requirement it can save you a lot of money in the case of an accident claim being made against you). But while insurance is often a necessary requirement, it doesn’t automatically follow thatContinue Reading

February 2013 Net Worth Update

After my terrible January I was excited for February for both personal and monetary reasons.  Overall February was a much better month in the mental health department.  The Wife and I are adapting to our new home pretty nicely.  Actually it has been a lot smoother than I expected with just a few hiccups (likeContinue Reading