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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.

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.

Keep Home Renovation Costs from Breaking Your Budget

Home renovation costs can be hard for anyone's budget. However, the proper planning and preparation will help you make the renos you want and need. Here are some tips to remodel without breaking the bank.

3 Ways to Help Family or Friends in Financial Trouble

When a family member or friend is in financial trouble it’s normal to want to help. Here are 3 ways you can help those you care about overcome their financial challenges.

The Dangers of Co-Signing a Loan, Credit Card, Cell Phone Contract, or Mortgage

Has a friend or family member asked you to co-sign a loan, credit card, cell phone contract, mortgage, or other type of credit for them? When someone’s credit prevents them from borrowing money on their own, co-signing might seem like a good way to help. But there are dangers and risks to your own credit if you do.