It’s time to get serious about back to school shopping. Sending the kids out there is a big responsibility, and an essential part of 18-years (or more!) worth of Septembers. Here is something to try this year that will make next year much, much easier. We’re all about planning for the future and making sure your money works hard for you. At the same time, we want to make sure you’re doing as little as possible – it’s human nature, we want to save on work as much as we want to save on spending.
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The August long weekend is looming and many Canadians are hitting the streets for a classic road trip. The common concern: pricey gas! Mogo is here with Five Great Tips to Save on Gas this Summer. These five tips are all simple and will save you a few bucks. While they might not be huge cash savers, if you stick to all of them, you’ll definitely notice the impact on your gas receipts. 1. Travel light: Think before you pack! Extra items like golf clubs, roof racks, bikes and extra bags will a
It’s that time of year again! The kids are out of school and summer holidays are on the horizon. While we all want to get out there and have as much summer fun as possible, it’s important to keep those summer budgets in line! Here are some great summer vacation options that won’t bust your budget wide open – with plenty of room for fun in the sun: Mini-vacations Instead of taking one or two weeks off, taking up the bulk of your summer cash, why not plan a few different weekends of fun? Stretc
Father’s Day 2011 is just about here, and it’s time to start thinking of a great present for dear old dad. If your father is anything like mine, he doesn’t want you to make a big fuss, or spend a ton of money on him for Fathers Day. Luckily for Dad, and you, there are some great ways to spend a little and give a lot this time of year. Keep to the traditional gifts and you’ll be light on the wallet, while still making sure your dad has a great day. Here are some of my favourite low-cost Father’
Mother’s Day is just around the corner – so don’t forget! This Sunday, nothing will make your mom more proud than a thoughtful gift or reminder…that doesn’t break the bank. So when this Sunday rolls around, be prepared to bring a smile to Mom’s face without making her worry ‘about all that money you must have spent!’ Four great ways to show Mom that you care: 1. Skype Date Out of town? We all now that domestic Canadian flight costs can really add up – especially if you’re just traveling for