How to Save Money

When We're Stressed About Money We Make Bad Decisions

Lifetime Daily | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Living
Lifetime Daily

You might think of money stress as just a fact of life. A lot of people struggle with credit card debt, debt management and other financial problems. Here's what the research says about the link between money stress and financial problems -- and four ways to mitigate that stress.

These Retail Tricks Are Designed To Make You Spend More

Avraham Byers | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Business
Avraham Byers

Retail marketing scientists have mastered the art of seduction. They make a living by influencing your purchasing decisions and, on occasion, roping you into buying something you really don't need.

Savings Looking Low? Time To Turn To An Old Friend

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.14.2016 | Canada Business

Sometimes it pays off to go old school.

Trapped In A Debt Cycle? This 'Dragon's Den' Host Has An Out

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 11.27.2015 | Canada Business

“Feeling like you deserve something is different than needing something.”

Amid Debt Boom, Some Canadians Choose To Be 'Super Savers'

CBC | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Business

There's no denying Canadians have a love affair with loans. From credit card bills to mortgages, we're carrying near-record levels of debt. But som...

How to Design a Budget That Works for You

Andrew Tai | Posted 08.13.2016 | Canada Living
Andrew Tai

Perhaps all we really need is an ability to follow a proper budget. You may have one already but if it's not informing your financial decisions, then it's worthless. The sooner you admit that, the better.

Here's Our Money Saving Challenge For March. Can You Do It?

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.03.2015 | Canada Living

There comes a sweet spot in between contributing to an RRSP and filing taxes that makes a lot of us rethink our spending habits. Maybe you overspe...

How To Budget And Save Money Before You Turn 30

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Living

They might be known as a supposedly entitled generation that's highly connected and always energized and yet, many millennials are living in a financi...

Six Reasons to Second-Hand Shop

Krista Thompson | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Style
Krista Thompson

Television shows like Storage Wars, American Pickers and Pawn Star celebrate the treasure hunt of resale shopping. Across all age groups, more people are buying used clothing, children's items and home decor for six reasons. The stigma of buying used clothing and accesories is dead.

10 Simple Changes That Will Make You Rich (Kind Of)

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Living

You've probably heard it all by now. Stop going out, stop splurging at the mall and stop buying things you don't need. But sometimes, this kind of adv...

Ladies, THIS Is How You Save Money

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Living

When it comes to having steady spending habits, a new survey suggests Canadians have simply lost it. A joint survey conducted by Credit Canada Deb...

How To Save Money On Back To School Shopping

CP | Mae Anderson, The Associated Press | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Living

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The back-to-school shopping season is kicking into high gear, but stores have been pushing it for a month. They're working hard to ge...

17 Things We Keep Wasting Money On

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 05.14.2012 | Canada Living

If your weekend outings include last-minute city parking spots, overpriced drinks at bars or a few dollars wasted on ATM transactions, just remember, ...

Financial Tips For 20-Somethings

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Living

When most people think of 20-somethings and disposable income, they picture a group of young adults disbursing money frivolously and leaving their fut...

Hey, Big Spender: Get Your Finances On Track In 2012

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...