Our Debt Confession

I started this blog a few months ago because I felt like our family was losing the personal finance battle.  My hope for this little blog of mine is that it would be a place where other people would come, and be able to find solutions to personal finance problems.  I wanted people to come here and read about ways …

Cash-back Apps for Canadians

If you have been reading my blog from the beginning, you know that my path to cheaper groceries began with a challenge to reduce my grocery bill to $150/week (click here to learn how much you should be spending).  I took that challenge one step further and decided that I wasn’t going to accomplish that goal couponing.  I wanted to …

Meal planning, my budget’s secret weapon

Meal planning is budget’s secret weapon.  Not only does it save me TONS of money, but it helps me to minimize waste, while also doing some future planning so I can stock up whenever I see a great sale.  My strategy is SO much more than just a meal plan, let me me show you how this plays into my …

How I saved my family $2500/month

Hemorrhaging Money?  Apply the tourniquet and stop the bleeding! Have you ever taken a look at your T4 at the end of the year and ask yourself “where did it all go?”  You aren’t alone. I’m about to show you how we managed to start living on a single income and how I managed to make our current income go …

How To Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half Without Coupons

I have been on the path to reducing our family’s monthly expenses for the past 2-3 months, and I have been soaking up every Youtube channel, blog, podcast, book, and Instagram account on the topic.  I found myself getting increasingly frustrated that the majority of information out there was a) written in the US and did not apply to us …