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Spring break - how to save but still have fun

Canadian winter is finally leaving us. We suffered through to cold, rain and snow for the past few months, and spring is coming. That means allergies flowers, soreness outdoor activities and big costs spring break. While we’d all probably love to hop on a plane and hit some foreign beaches for spring break, that’s not always within financial reach. So if you’ve got some time off coming – or your kids are out of school for the week – it’s time to start planning some last minute ways to have spr

Spring Break Planning for Families: Teaching your kids to budget

With spring break just around the corner, I’m sure the kids are already asking, “Where are we going?!?”, “Are we headed to DisneyLand?!?!”. Even if you’re not on your way to The Happiest Place on Earth, you can still have a great time with your kids, and use this as a learning/saving opportunity for the whole family. Now you can tell them, you’ve got something great planned, and you need their help. Whether you’re setting a big goal, or a small one, everyone in the family will be able to pitch

Spring Break on a Budget: A Student’s Guide

Here it comes. That one glorious week in second semester that’s for catching up on your studies, cleaning your dorm room and calling your parents to report on your straight As… Ok – I think the parents stopped reading. Spring break is a great time to relax and potentially take a trip with some friends. Common destinations like beaches in California, Florida or Mexico dominate the spring break ideals, but you can see there are a lot of options for fun during your spring break from university. S