The Mogo Blog take the guess work out of when to buy goods

Are you ready to make a big ticket purchase? When it comes to electronics and appliances, there is a ton of research that needs to go down before clicking ‘buy’. But one of the toughest things (especially with electronics) is predicting when a new release is coming – and avoiding the buyers’ remorse of picking up the final run of an item before a similarly priced improvement hits the web/stores. Thanks to [], you can get some high power algorithmic support in your c

Savvy shopping for Canadians in New York City

Mogo blogger Jill Duke is about to outline some great shopping tips for The Big Apple. See how she spends and shops (and maybe saves?) her way through New York City as a Canadian on the move. Ahhh. Yes, Mogoers, ahhh. That’s the sound of your intrepid blogger on vacation. For the last few weeks, I’ve been hanging with friends, sipping wines, seeing Broadway shows, and spending money—somewhat wisely—in the best city on earth, New York. I’ve been thoroughly enjoying some much needed time off, bu

A Canadian in NYC: A Spending Primer for US Shopping

Hey Canada, guess what? I’m not in you right now! It’s true, I’m on the road. For the next month or so, I’m hanging out with friends and spending my time—and my money, oh man, my money—in one of my favourite cities in the world, New York. Next week, I’ll give you a full account of my NYC shopping style, but this week I’d like to touch on some basic stuff I think about while traveling anywhere. It’s very easy to get swept up in the excitement of traveling and to forget the obligations that go w

Vancouver’s Best Holiday Markets

Like most people, I find it next to impossible to go to just one place and find everything on my Christmas list. My friends and family are all so different from one another that it can be super stressful to shop for them in a time-saving way. I’m also allergic to big box stores and shopping malls, which certainly doesn’t make the process easier. Or at least, that’s what I thought, until a friend dragged me to a Christmas Craft Fair. I admit that I was totally biased and unschooled, because in m

Save $100 in 10 Minutes: Add An Extra Stop To Your Grocery Shopping Trip

So we all know that the warehouse chains (Costco, Superstore, etc) can be great ways to add some value to your grocery shopping experience – buying in bulk and stocking up on items you use frequently. However, most of us believe that getting the bulk items at warehouse chains ALWAYS saves money – some quick research from the good people at Forbes magazine suggests otherwise. Here are some great tips to keep in mind the next time you need to hit the grocery stores and warehouse options. Spend an