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Learn all sorts of great ways to manage your money better, solve your debt problems and use your credit more wisely. We also tackle a lot of credit myths and misconceptions. Do you have questions about money management, budgeting or credit? If you need advice or help with your debts email us your questions or chat with us online. We're happy to help.

Top 10 Budgeting Tips to Start Using for Financial Literacy Month

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Financial Literacy Month in Canada, here are 10 top budgeting tips to help you manage your money and debt better.

Will Declaring Bankruptcy Solve My Debt Problems?

When it feels like your debts are out of control, many wonder if bankruptcy will solve their debt problems. Thankfully, there are more options than most people realize for getting back on track.

2 Bills to Watch Out for After Getting CERB and Payment Deferrals

The CERB and payment deferrals have costs that Canadians might not expect or be prepared for. Here are 2 bills to watch out for and how to be ready for them.

Should Adult Children Who Live at Home Pay Rent?

Parents can struggle with the idea of charging rent to their working, adult children. Here’s why paying rent could help you and your kids living at home.

How to Pay Debt Off With No Money

Are you wondering how to pay off debt with no money? Maybe you’re living pay cheque to pay cheque. Here’s what you can do to get back on track and climb out of debt.

How to Decide If Downsizing Your Home When You’re in Debt Is Worth It

Will downsizing your home solve your debt problem, or cost more than it saves? Figure out why you’re in debt before shopping for a smaller home. Here’s how.

4 Reality Checks to Make Before Starting a Side Hustle

Side hustles are a popular way to make extra income, but they can do more harm than good. Here are 4 reality checks to make before you start one.

The Simplest Way to Track Your Money

Looking for the simplest way to track your money? Our income & expense alternative budgeting tool will help you manage your finances with ease. 

3 Tips for Solving Money and Family Budget Arguments

Arguing with loved ones about money problems that are hurting your relationships? Here are 3 tips to help you solve and avoid family budget disagreements.