Summer is fast approaching, and that means a lot of different things. But for me, I always think of road trips. Before you hit the open road this summer, take 10 minutes to save some bucks on gas with these easy-driving, cash-saving techniques: 1. Keep your speed down This is a 10 minute tip that will save you money over the long run. While going faster may seem like a good idea, it’s more dangerous and expensive than a lower speed On the highway, if you’re driving 120km/hour instead of 100km
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As you’ve probably heard, the Canadian Loonie is doing better than ever. The buck has hit a 4-year high and is currently trading at about $1.04-$1.05 $USD. That gives us Canucks some great purchase power. Because of taxes, transportation and pricing, filling up at the pumps is usually quite a bit cheaper south of the border. If you’re close, then this is a great way to save some bucks on a fill-up. I live in Vancouver – so trips down to Washington State are a pretty regular occurrence for me.
Any time you hit the pumps with your vehicle, one thing crosses your mind: “Oh man, how much is it going to be this time?” As the price of fuel continues to jump, budget conscious smart spenders (like the ones who read this blog) need to do all they can to maximize their mileage. Here are 5 tips (that take less than 10 minutes to do) that will easily save you $10 this month at the pumps. **1. **Small Car? Keep your weight down No – we’re not talking about that extra donut in the morning, but
It’s gift giving time and we’re all working our way through our naughty-and-nice lists. Here is a great online shopping tip that may take less than 10 minutes and save you well over $100. If you are new to online shopping, this is a tip that will save you a ton of cash and time this holiday season. Head over to Amazon.ca. Amazon.ca [http://www.amazon.ca/] used to lag behind the .com American version of the site. For years it was books only, but the .ca version of the web’s biggest online sell
Some finance blogs will tell you to totally cut coffee out of your budget and reap the financial rewards. But when morning comes, and you were out with friends or up with kids, you might still need that shot of espresso to keep you going. We’re going to stay realistic, but thrifty. As we’ve said before, if you plan for it, you can actually save money – with almost anything. For this example, we want you to spend a little money to save some money. Head to your favorite coffee shop and buy yours