4 Tips you NEED When Starting a Small Business

09. June 2021 Loans 0
4 Tips you NEED When Starting a Small Business
There are many people out there who aspire to be their own boss. However, not many are willing to lose the comfort or job security that their current employer provides them. It is both financially and psychologically difficult to even begin a small business. There are many factors to consider when deciding to take the ...

4 Foolproof Ways to Boost your Credit Score

31. May 2021 Tips 0
4 Foolproof Ways to Boost your Credit Score
There are several ways to improve your credit score. If you are just like many Canadians who are looking to improve yours today, look no further! Here is a list of four ways that can help boost your credit score.    Pay on Your Bills on Time  You can improve your credit score by making ...

The Best Ways To Benefit From A Payday Loan

26. May 2021 Loans 0
The Best Ways To Benefit From A Payday Loan
The most common practice in a typical Canadian society is acquiring a debit card and then a credit card to pay for recurring bills, leisure activities, online subscriptions, retail shopping etc. If you prefer a more unconventional route of choosing not to use your credit card or take out a huge loan for a bill ...

10 Reasons Renting Might be Better Than Buying a Home

05. April 2021 Tips 0
10 Reasons Renting Might be Better Than Buying a Home
Before discussing the pros and cons of renting versus buying a home, we have to consider which one is more economic at the end of the day. When looking at the bigger picture, there is a plethora of different rent vs. buy calculators out there, but most of them compare annual rents to asking prices ...

A Complete Guide to ETF (Exchange Traded Fund)

30. March 2021 Tips 0
A Complete Guide to ETF (Exchange Traded Fund)
To start off, we have to ask the question – what is an ETF? An exchange traded fund (ETF) is a kind of security that involves a collection of securities (such as stocks), which often track an underlying index and can be used to invest in any number of industry sectors or use various strategies. ...

5 Incredible Ways to Reduce Your Education Expenses

24. March 2021 Loans 0
5 Incredible Ways to Reduce Your Education Expenses
Education is an expensive investment that not everybody can easily afford. The struggling job market, coupled with the pandemic, makes meeting ends harder than ever. Here are some tips for students looking for ways to balance their ever-increasing expenses and tuition prices!  Use Your Income Tax Refund Money  There are some tax credits available for ...

The Best Ways to Open an IRA

18. March 2021 Tips 0
The Best Ways to Open an IRA
An IRA (Individual Retirement Account) is an account that allows any individual to save for retirement with tax-free growth or on a tax-deferred basis. Many financial experts advise that you need to invest approximately 85% of your pre-retirement income into retirement. An employer-sponsored savings plan, such as a 401(k), might not be sufficient to accumulate ...

5 Best Budgeting Apps to Download Now

12. March 2021 Tips 0
5 Best Budgeting Apps to Download Now
Budgeting can be a tedious task when you have to manually input all your expenses and income using a spreadsheet on a computer or go traditional with a pen and paper. In today’s fast tracked world, even google sheets has been left behind. With virtually everyone using smartphones these days, keeping your finances on track ...

How to Choose Credit Cards with Reward Systems

28. February 2021 Tips 0
How to Choose Credit Cards with Reward Systems
There is a plethora of credit card options to go with. You have to ensure that you are getting the best deal suited for your preferences and making the most of your money. Reward systems credit cards are all similar, but not equal. You have to learn how to choose a reward systems that will ...

5 Tips You Need To Know For Shopping Second Hand

22. February 2021 Tips 0
5 Tips You Need To Know For Shopping Second Hand
New year, new you – stop shopping at big brands and opt for cheaper and more sustainable options, satisfying your wallet and the environment at the same time! Shopping second hand is a great idea, if you know how to do it well, which these tips will tell you how to! Be Prepared to Leave ...

Best Things to do After Paying Your Student Loan

15. February 2021 Loans 0
Best Things to do After Paying Your Student Loan
First of all, congratulations. Paying a student loan is a daunting and herculean task that millions of people suffer with. Finally, the war has been won and you have emerged victorious! Now you may be wondering, what’s next?  Here are some tips and advice on what you should do after you’re done paying off your ...

A Fun Hobby Can Make You Money in Your Free Time

10. February 2021 Tips 0
A Fun Hobby Can Make You Money in Your Free Time
With another round of lockdowns, quarantine has allowed some of us to explore and pick up multiple hobbies. It has helped keep us sane and take a break from reality. One of the best parts about having a hobby, other than the solace it provides, is that we can sometimes make some extra pocket money ...

The Best Ways To Save Money At Home

01. February 2021 Tips 0
The Best Ways To Save Money At Home
The coronavirus pandemic has affected us all in different ways, and lost income is one common struggle many of us are dealing with. On the “bright side”, quarantine meant more ways to save money as well. Whether it was from cutting down gas consumption while working or studying from home, or because outdoor outings have ...

How to Understand Your Electricity Bill

28. January 2021 Tips 0
How to Understand Your Electricity Bill
Most of us just pay our electricity bill without really looking at it, discarding it without a second glance. For those of us who are stringent about our bills, we probably think we already know how to read our bill. Because of this, it’s rare we think twice about it. But in reality, we may ...

5 Easy Ways For College Students To Make Money

22. January 2021 Tips 0
5 Easy Ways For College Students To Make Money
Going to college is stressful. Add in the fact that those years are usually spent spending money and not making money, and your stress levels are through the roof. If you’ve ever been worried about how to make money while you’re in college, this is the blog for you. Sell used books  Once you’ve purchased ...

5 Cheap and Amazing Items for Your Grocery List

18. January 2021 Tips 0
5 Cheap and Amazing Items for Your Grocery List
Grocery shopping in the midst of a pandemic is a much different experience—even if your budget hasn’t changed. Whether you are now shopping on a reduced budget, or simply struggling with long-term meal planning it’s important to know which ingredients will go the extra mile in the kitchen (and pantry). Here are a few items ...

5 Tips on How to Avoid a Rental Scam

11. January 2021 Tips 0
  Whether you’re a student looking to get your own apartment for the first time or an adult looking to get a new place to move into – getting scammed has become a frequently occurring thing nowadays. Having some basic knowledge about the scammers and their techniques is essential for everyone who wants to rent ...

5 Best Free Resources for Homeschooling During Lockdown

30. November 2020 Loans 0
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and drastic changes in the world; people are doing their best to adapt and cope with the “new norm”. This basically means carrying out most of our life (including homeschooling) from home. With the closing of most institutions, including some schools and classes; parents are finding it difficult to keep ...

4 Tips for Your Dream DIY Project on a Budget

28. November 2020 Loans 0
Are you the creative type that doesn’t last a week without crafting birthday cards, making tie-dye shirts, or renovating your kitchen countertops? Do you get carried on with your imagination that you end up spending way more than you should on tools and materials? Well, if this sounds like you, then you should reconsider the ...

Bank Accounts: Which One is Right For You?

25. November 2020 Loans 0
There are many types of bank accounts out there, and you should know what your financial goals are and what services you might need in order for you to choose the right one for you or for one of your family members. Here, we’re going to go over a few commonly used types briefly, to ...

5 Great Post-COVID Travel Destinations!

23. November 2020 Tips 0
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the challenge of the decade to all economic sectors, especially tourism. The precautions taken by world leaders meant travel restrictions on a national and international level until they have the knowledge and facilities to come up with a better solution. Because of that, the tourism industry is trying some new ...

3 FAQs About Canadian Federal Student Loans

21. November 2020 Loans 0
You’ve graduated high school and you’re looking into pursuing your post-secondary studies. Universities are prohibitively expensive and there is no way you can afford all that much money. Although taking out a loan sounds daunting, it is inevitable for those who want that degree but can’t afford to pay thousands of dollars. Here are answers ...

How To Negotiate Your Salary

18. November 2020 Tips 0
Negotiating one’s salary could be intimidating for anyone. Whether you are just now entering the professional world as a new graduate or have already stepped into your career path and deserve a raise, many factors go into deciding a salary, experience, skills, potential, and many other important criteria. No matter the conditions or where you ...

9 Great Ways To Invest In Yourself – Part 2

15. November 2020 Loans 0
Last time, we spoke about a few ways to invest in yourself! If you haven’t seen our first 4 ideas, check out our previous blog 9 Great Ways To Invest In Yourself – Part 1, and come back here to look at another 5 ways to invest in yourself.   5- “Schooling Doesn’t Assure employment but Skill ...

9 Great Ways to Invest in Yourself – Part 1

13. November 2020 Loans 0
There is a limitless number of various projects to invest in, such as assets, stock market, mutual funds, rental housing. Even with a small sum of money, there’s always a spot for you in the field of investment. While all of this is important, the most important of all is to invest in is YOURSELF. ...

How & Why You Have to Start Saying NO At Work!

10. November 2020 Tips 0
  At work, everyone should learn to say “no”, but most of us find it easier to say yes to people, even when we don’t feel the willingness to do what they asked. We do this because we think that we have to or to be nice, or because we don’t have the heart to ...

5 Useful Apps You Need to Manage Your Finances

27. August 2020 Loans 0
5 Useful Apps You Need to Manage Your Finances
Personal finances can get complicated to a non-professional. It is also hard to keep up with all of the numbers on paper where they can be lost or on notes where they’ll easily be disorganized. So here we brought to you a list of useful apps which we think will help you in those processes: ...

Quick Guide to Understanding Customer Behaviour

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Quick Guide to Understanding Customer Behaviour
There are many reasons new businesses might struggle during their first years. Especially, when the small business is managed by someone with no marketing background. New entrepreneurs tend to ignore a few simple yet crucial criteria effecting consumer behaviour. As there are many, we’re going to highlight a few which are easy to work on: ...

Steps to Take Care of Your Credit Score

22. July 2020 Loans 0
Steps to Take Care of Your Credit Score
You might’ve heard it a million times that everyone should keep a good credit score, but you may be still not fully clear on what does that means or why do you need it. A good credit score will facilitate so many things and influence many procedures. For example, it would come in hand in ...

Pros and Cons of Prepaid Cards

15. July 2020 Loans 0
Pros and Cons of Prepaid Cards
If you want to keep your spending under control, there isn’t a more guaranteed way than to move around with a limited amount of money. This is what makes prepaid cards popular. It offers you the freedom of electronic paying without getting too free to overspend.  Like any tool we use to conduct our works, ...

Auto Loan For Newbies

06. July 2020 Loans 0
Auto Loan For Newbies
For many people, buying a new car can be the start of an adventure. However, most people who are just starting out can’t afford to buy a new car without an auto loan. A little planning is all it takes to find an affordable auto loan that meets your needs. With these tips, you’ll walk away with your ...

Everything You Need To Know About Leasing A Car

29. June 2020 Loans 0
Everything You Need To Know About Leasing A Car
Leasing a car may seem like something only rich people do, but it’s often the most financially responsible choice you can make.  Although buying a car will save you money in the long run, leasing can be a good option for people who live in big cities or need more flexibility.  We’ll go over some ...

Can Your Hobby Make you Money?

22. June 2020 Loans 0
Can Your Hobby Make you Money?
Short answer: Yes!  A hobby is a joy, a way to express our individuality, a time spent in our own happy world, and they’re pretty much the cheapest antidepressant we can’t find in the market!  In this digital era we’re living in, a hobby is no longer a leisure time we steal away from our ...

How To Find The Best Online Deals

16. June 2020 Loans 0
How To Find The Best Online Deals
Shopping online has replaced the need to go into a physical store and buy something. No longer do you have to get off the couch, wait in traffic, and stand in line to buy that TV you’ve been eyeing.  With just a click of a button you can have it sent directly to your front door. Online ...

How To Find The Best Federal Student Loans

11. June 2020 Loans 0
How To Find The Best Federal Student Loans
Finding the best student loans can be an intimidating task, especially if you’re attending undergraduate school for the first time! Most kids don’t even know what they’re going to major in, let alone how they’re going to stagger their student loan payments.  But student loans aren’t as complicated as they may look. Once you’ve got the ...

Top 5 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Finances

25. May 2020 Loans 0
Top 5 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Finances
Just like saving for retirement, when it comes to teaching your kids about finances, the earlier you start the better. A recent study from the University of Cambridge found that kids form their money habits by as early as 7 years old! And at that age, the number one way they are observing money transactions ...

Renting VS Buying: Top 3 Reasons to Buy Your Home

11. May 2020 Loans 0
Renting VS Buying: Top 3 Reasons to Buy Your Home
Does the question to rent or to buy ever cross your mind? Well, there is no real right or wrong answer since it truly depends on your financial situation, your long-term goals, and your preferences. Renting or buying property is a serious life decision— one that needs to be analyzed carefully, but there are some ...

How to Start Investing: 4 Simple Steps for Beginners

07. May 2020 Loans 0
How to Start Investing: 4 Simple Steps for Beginners
Do you ever think about investing, but you don’t know where to start? You are definitely not alone! There are several factors to consider when investing. But before diving in, consider this: the finance sector depends on your personal financial situation and your personality. Unless you are filled with debts, you should start investing. So ...

Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Save on New Technology

15. April 2020 Loans 0
Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Save on New Technology
Ready to buy a new phone or computer? Not the biggest fan of the price tag that comes with it? Here are 5 easy ways to save on your new technology. New Phone: Dying for a new phone? Don’t just sign a new phone plan contract! Often phone companies will try to give what looks ...

Here Are 3 Easy Tips On Managing Your Finances

03. April 2020 Loans 0
Here Are 3 Easy Tips On Managing Your Finances
Money management doesn’t come easy for everyone. Unless you are naturally inclined, or working in the field, managing finances can be a tough learning curve. It can often seem overwhelming and though it is an essential life skill, it is often lacking from our education. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be ...

Types Of Renovations That Pay Off Your Electricity Bill!

13. March 2020 Tips 0
Types Of Renovations That Pay Off Your Electricity Bill!
Having to do renovations in your home can elicit different reactions. This depends often on whether it is an aesthetic choice, an obligation, or an emergency leading to renovations. Fun VS Not-so-fun renovations When doing renovations to your home for aesthetic purposes, it often means you’ve taken the time to think about it, to plan it, ...

Kiss that High Electricity Bill Goodbye

09. March 2020 Tips 0
Kiss that High Electricity Bill Goodbye
Did you cringe the last time you saw your electricity bill? Looking for easy ways to bring the cost down, without making too many changes in your day to day routine? We’ve got you covered! Here are a few helpful changes you can make to help bring down your power bill! Change your light bulbs: ...

Should You Pay Off Your Debt Or Save Your Money?

06. March 2020 Tips 0
Should You Pay Off Your Debt Or Save Your Money?
The question of saving money while paying off debt is a common one. Some people may think that you shouldn’t save at all while paying off debt.. The reason it is reasonable to think that you should be using all your available cash flow into paying off your dues as opposed to having some of ...

Best Ways to Invest Money for Your Child’s Future

10. February 2020 Loans 0
Best Ways to Invest Money for Your Child’s Future
Having children brings many additional expenses of expected and unexpected sources. From the extra spending on activities, food, school supplies, clothes and regular day-to-day spending, it is undeniable that children generate expenses. You happily spend on your children because you want to invest in them. Beyond the short-term needs, have you considered the long-term needs? ...

Easy Ways To Save Money By Using A Credit Card

24. January 2020 Tips 0
Easy Ways To Save Money By Using A Credit Card
Why and how we use credit cards will greatly influence our capacity to save money and accumulate wealth over time. What I am proposing is that credit cards can be used as a tool that can help you augment your savings. This might be counter intuitive because I am talking about using a credit card ...

Here Are 3 Easy Ways Save Money On Your next Vacation Getaway

17. January 2020 Tips 0
Here Are 3 Easy Ways Save Money On Your next Vacation Getaway
We know, you just finished the holiday vacation. Let’s be real though, you’re already thinking about your next vacay. The break is never long enough. So instead of just daydreaming about your next vacation getaway… we can help you make it happen! Even (especially!) if you’re on a tight budget. 1: Carryon If you’re taking ...

Go Green And Save Yourself Some Cash At The Same Time

10. January 2020 Tips 0
Go Green And Save Yourself Some Cash At The Same Time
You want to save the planet, however, you just looked at the price of a Hydroflask and cringed. Wish you could switch, but it seems too difficult and expensive? Here are a couple of helpful ways to go green, and save yourself some of that hard earned cash! Transportation The first, and easiest way to ...

3 Easy FREE Ways To Get Fit And Healthy After The Holidays

06. January 2020 Tips 0
3 Easy FREE Ways To Get Fit And Healthy After The Holidays
You’ve said yes to every slice of pie, delicious meal, and glass of wine during the holidays, and you’ve enjoyed every minute of it! Calories don’t count during the holidays, everyone knows that! However, there is no better time than the new year to get fit and healthy again. You’ve just made your New Year’s ...

3 Easy Ways to Trick Yourself Into Your Saving Money

27. December 2019 Tips 0
3 Easy Ways to Trick Yourself Into Your Saving Money
There are lots of scams out there and ways that sellers are tricking you out of your hard- earned cash. But what if there was a way to use trickery to your advantage? I’ve found useful tips that will help trick yourself to save your money. For some, trickery might not be necessary in order ...

Top 5 DIY Christmas gifts

20. December 2019 Tips 0
Top 5 DIY Christmas gifts
The holidays are here, and while this season should be a stress free, happy time of the year, many are stressing about how to stretch their dollars further. In a time when many are struggling to pay their monthly bills, gift giving can become a financial burden which brings more stress than joy.  One way ...

Avoiding impulse-shopping during the holiday season

17. December 2019 Tips 0
Avoiding impulse-shopping during the holiday season
Holiday season is fast approaching. Friends, family, food and gifts are all on the menu. Many will have gatherings, parties and various events to go to. To some, the holidays are synonymous with fun and celebration. For others, it is an added stress, especially if there is an existing financial strain. A budget under attack! ...

Tips for Camping on a Budget

28. October 2019 Loans 0
Tips for Camping on a Budget
For some, camping involves pitching a tent by a lake. Others hit the road in the family motorhome, in search of inspiring vistas or perfect swimming holes. Whether you pack light or want the equivalent of a house on wheels, there are many things to consider.  What sort of food will you take? If you’ll ...

Budget-friendly Ways to Improve Your Health

28. October 2019 Loans 0
Budget-friendly Ways to Improve Your Health
Despite what pop culture may suggest, it is entirely possible to be your “best self” when it comes to your health. You don’t need fancy runners or a personal gym. Nor do you need to spend half of your last paycheque on the latest “super-food” craze. With a few basic changes to your lifestyle, you ...

Hosting Guests on a Budget

28. October 2019 Loans 0
Hosting Guests on a Budget
For many, the arrival of summer brings the opportunity to attend or host a variety of social events. Whether it’s an informal gathering or a highly-anticipated milestone event, there are many aspects to event planning. What food will you serve? What will you hand out as party favours? Will you need to find live performers? ...

Going Green on a Budget

28. October 2019 Loans 0
Going Green on a Budget
You don’t have to consider yourself a die-hard tree-hugger to do your part for the health of our planet. Despite what the latest marketing gimmick may have you believe, you really can go eco-friendly on the cheap. Leading an environmentally responsible lifestyle doesn’t require replacing your entire wardrobe or completely overhauling your eating habits. Keep ...

Economical Tips for Gardening and Landscaping

28. August 2019 Loans 0
Economical Tips for Gardening and Landscaping
Are you looking for ways to give your garden a fresh look without drying up your savings account? There are plenty of ways to add some colour and style to your yard without mowing over your budget and staying economical. With summer in full swing, here are a few budget-friendly tips for making your green ...

Easy Ways to Save on Technology

22. August 2019 Loans 0
Easy Ways to Save on Technology
From iPhones to tablets, from laptops to chargers, technology has become a ubiquitous component of our daily lives. Whether it’s your car’s GPS unit or your top-of-the-line headphones, our lives are becoming increasingly IT-dependent. However, our never-ending desire to be plugged in means we often tune out when it comes to saving on technology. Are ...

Preparing for Retirement 101

22. August 2019 Loans 0
Preparing for Retirement 101
Picture yourself on a warm, sandy beach. Waves are calmly lapping the seashore and you’re basking under the sun. Does this sound like your retirement paradise? Once nearly guaranteed, a comfortable retirement has now started slipping out of the reach of many aspiring retirees. Keep reading for a few things to consider that will help ...

How to Shop Like a Pro for a Used Car

22. August 2019 Loans 0
How to Shop Like a Pro for a Used Car
How do I know the real value of a car ? How can I tell if a car is in decent shape ? What should I look for during a test drive ? If you have ever considered buying a used vehicle, you have probably pondered all these questions and more. There are a seemingly ...

Tips for Saving on Your Power Bill

22. August 2019 Loans 0
Tips for Saving on Your Power Bill
While some of your bills may be unavoidably high, electricity is one expense you do have some control over. With its ubiquitous role in our daily lives, it is easy to take this utility for granted. You may even forget that you pay according to your usage. Sure, we all have to shower, cook dinner ...

Tips for First-time Home Buyers

22. August 2019 Loans 0
Tips for First-time Home Buyers
Are you one of the many millennials on the hunt for your first house? Don’t wait until you have found your dream home to find out about mortgages or down payments. Put your best foot forward by getting money matters settled well before you start searching for a house.    It’s never too early to ...

How to Save on Your Phone Bill

21. July 2019 Loans 0
How to Save on Your Phone Bill
Do you regularly rack up charges from exceeding your maximum monthly data allowance or number of minutes? Tired of accumulating long-distance charges to make international calls? Looking for a new phone or plan? Keep the following in mind to avoid paying for excessive charges or useless extras.   Live together, save together If you have ...

How to Choose the Right Credit Card

21. July 2019 Loans 0
How to Choose the Right Credit Card
Nothing says “welcome to adulthood” quite like getting your first credit card bill. Having a credit card gives you the chance to build a solid credit history. However, it also comes with the risk of ending up in the red. Whether you’re a first-time credit card shopper or an experienced cardholder, there are a few ...

How to Refresh Your Wardrobe on a Budget

25. June 2019 Loans 0
How to Refresh Your Wardrobe on a Budget
We’ve all had wardrobe purchases that, sooner or later, we’ve lived to regret. Designer shoes we splurged on, hoping they would be more comfortable after getting worn in. A patterned scarf you couldn’t walk away from, even though it doesn’t match anything else you own. Or maybe it was a party dress that no longer ...

10 Tips for Saving for Your Child’s Education

25. June 2019 Loans 0
10 Tips for Saving for Your Child’s Education
How to pay for your child’s education is an issue that undoubtedly crosses most parents’ minds as their children grow up. Although it may seem like a far-off event, before you know it, your kid will be graduating high school. This important milestone often involves considerable financial stress as your kid prepares to leave the ...

Investment Tips for Beginners

27. May 2019 Loans 0
Investment Tips for Beginners
Does your idea of investing consist of putting spare change in a piggy bank? If so, then you might want to consider the following tips to help you get the most out of your finances and learn about investment. Assess your financial situation and your goals Your investment goals will depend on factors like your ...

Taking Advantage of Your Home Equity

27. May 2019 Loans 0
Taking Advantage of Your Home Equity
There’s no question that owning a home is a major responsibility that comes with significant challenges and expenses. Do you have a mortgage on your home that you’re still paying off? You may be able to take advantage of your home equity to maximize your financial gain from your assets. Your equity can be used ...

Life Insurance 101

23. May 2019 Loans 0
Life Insurance 101
Like any insurance policy, life insurance and other similar types of insurance depend on many variables. These may include your age, gender and medical history. Therefore, it pays to shop around and factor in your personal situation. This will help you figure out which type of insurance you need and which policy best fits your ...

Budget-Friendly Summer Vacation Destinations

21. May 2019 Loans 0
Budget-Friendly Summer Vacation Destinations
With summer just weeks away, you’re probably already thinking about where to spend your precious free time. Not sure which corner of the globe you want to visit for your summer vacation? Regardless, you’ll want to get the most out of every hard-earned dollar. Thankfully, we’ve done the work for you of selecting a few ...

Tips for Budget-friendly Home Renovations

21. May 2019 Loans 0
Tips for Budget-friendly Home Renovations
Renovating your home does involve some up-front expenses. However, you can easily recoup your costs through the resulting added value if you decide to sell. Here are a few starting points to inspire your next home renovation project. Upgrade appliances Household appliances like refrigerators and dishwashers are at the source of up to 14% of ...

Visiting Toronto in May

28. April 2019 Loans 0
Visiting Toronto in May
As Canada’s largest city, there is undoubtedly no lack of things to do in this bustling metropolis during the month of May. A smorgasbord of Canadian culture, shopping, live performances, cuisine and more, it’s easy to empty your pockets fast in Toronto. However, try seeking out alternatives to the typical tourist attractions and sights. This ...

Visiting Victoria on a Budget

28. April 2019 Loans 0
Visiting Victoria on a Budget
If you’re a nature enthusiast, Victoria is your ideal destination. A seaside paradise, Victoria has been nicknamed “The Garden City”. There are many opportunities to take in its abundance of urban greenery and to explore everything else it has to offer! Victoria’s Scenic Marine Drive Hit the road! If you’re into road trips, this is ...

How to Avoid Minor Expenses

25. April 2019 Loans 0
How to Avoid Minor Expenses
When thinking of ways to save, downsizing your home or buying a used car instead of a new one may come to mind. These bigger-ticket items will undoubtedly help you keep your expenses in check and are likely sensible choices to make. However, there are also plenty of small, daily expenses that you can minimize ...

How to Visit Ottawa on a Budget

15. April 2019 Loans 0
How to Visit Ottawa on a Budget
As the nation’s capital, Ottawa plays host to a number of important federal institutions and officials. However, as a visitor, you can still enjoy the best of this city without spending a pretty penny. Explore the capital buildings It goes without saying, a visit to Ottawa is not complete without taking in Parliament Hill. Take ...

How to Visit Halifax on a Budget

15. April 2019 Loans 0
How to Visit Halifax on a Budget
The hub of the Maritimes, Halifax is small enough to almost forget you’re actually in a city. Nonetheless, it’s big enough to offer something for everyone seeking to discover this seaside jewel. Equal parts hip and cozy, you’re bound to find plenty to discover, no matter your interests or your budget. Head to the harbour ...

5 Ways to Earn Money Quickly

01. April 2019 Loans 0
5 Ways to Earn Money Quickly
Looking for some quick money, but not ready to volunteer to work overtime at your day job? At one point or another, there’s a good chance you might need to look for some alternative sources of income. If you find yourself in a financial tight spot, consider some of the ideas below. Depending on what ...

How to Obtain a $500 Loan in Less Than 24 Hours

19. March 2019 Loans 0
How to Obtain a $500 Loan in Less Than 24 Hours
Even if you live on a strict budget and do what you can to reduce expenses, extenuating circumstances may make it necessary for you to seek out financing to make it to your next payday without getting behind on bill payments or other immediate expenses. Do you have mounting medical bills due to a recent ...

Simple Budget-Friendly Leisure Activities

12. March 2019 Loans 0
Simple Budget-Friendly Leisure Activities
Don’t let the excuse “I’m on a budget” prevent you from having fun. With a little creativity and some planning ahead, you can still enjoy many leisure activities without busting your budget. Keep reading for some suggestions from Eastern Loans on how to have fun while staying frugal. Go in a group, split the budget ...

How Eastern Loans Can Help You Avoid Financial Stress

05. March 2019 Loans 0
How Eastern Loans Can Help You Avoid Financial Stress
We’ve all heard the saying that “it’s not about the money.” Everyone wants to enjoy their day-to-day life without having to track every cent in their bank account. However, if your wallet is weighing heavily on your mind, you’ll need to assess your financial situation and learn how to manage your money. This may involve ...

Tips for Eating Healthy On a Budget

01. March 2019 Loans 0
Tips for Eating Healthy On a Budget
Eating healthy does not mean that you have to blow your budget, spend hours scouring grocery shelves for the perfect ingredient, or invest all of your free time (which, let’s be honest, everyone seems to have increasingly less of these days) in meal prep. Keeping the following tips in mind will allow you to enjoy ...

Valentine’s Day ideas on a budget

12. February 2019 Tips 0
Valentine’s Day ideas on a budget
It’s February and by this time of year, you’re likely just beginning to see the light as you crawl out of the financial hole the holidays had dug. If you’re lucky enough to have that special someone however, the celebration of love might be a source of financial stress. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be. ...

7 ways to avoid sneaky bank fees

04. September 2018 Loans 0
7 ways to avoid sneaky bank fees
Do you have any idea how much fees you pay each year to your bank? Most people do not pay attention to these fees and at the end of the year, the total amount is certainly higher than what people expected to pay. In Canada, the total amount of banking fees paid by an average ...

5 Ways to Save Money While Moving to Your Dream House

27. August 2018 Loans 0
5 Ways to Save Money While Moving to Your Dream House
Is becoming a homeowner one of your dearest dreams? Be prepared, Canadian real estate is currently paved with obstacles making the way to homeownership difficult. For example, the housing costs never cease to increase. The challenges are so great that it forces some to postpone their plans to become owners or even to discourage other. ...

9 Types of Loans: Which One Fits Your Financial Situation?

03. August 2018 Loans 0
9 Types of Loans: Which One Fits Your Financial Situation?
Are you currently in a precarious financial situation? Navigating through all the different loans offered by many financial institutions or private lenders can be confusing. It can feel stressful and hopeless. Do not panic! There is a type of loan for every situation and the most common possibilities are listed and explained below.   There ...