The first couple of months at the start of a new year can be challenging budget-wise; most of us are still recovering from Christmas expenses so we spend most of January playing catch up and falling behind on other bills.
We want to help you break the debt cycle. Welcome to Frugal February.
As the name suggests, we’ve got some suggestions and tips to help you save money this February so you can pay down your debt and hopefully put some money aside too.
The rules are simple and even sticking to just half of them will have a positive impact on your finances:
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The winter months at the beginning of the year can be hard to deal with – particularly if you live in a country like Canada that’s often cold, snowy and grey for days on end. We’ve got a few suggestions to help you deal with the winter blahs without spending any money and by staying under budget.
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It’s a cliche for a reason – the New Year is the perfect time to set new goals for yourself and to try and improve your life in a number of different ways.While for some people this might mean eating healthier or hitting the gym more frequently, we think that setting attainable financial goals is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Whether you have your own list of goals or are still trying to decide what to focus on, we’ve got some suggestion to help you keep your financial new years resolution:
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The holiday season isn’t just a particularly rough time on your bank account, it’s also hard on your impulse control. With so many sales and so many gifts to buy, it can be hard to stick to your budget and control your spending.
Here are some mantras you can use when you’re in the mall (or on Amazon.ca) to help you reframe your thoughts and keep your money in your wallet.
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As the weather grows colder and the snow starts to pile higher, it’s important to make sure you keep yourself as safe as possible while out on the road. So what can you do protect yourself in case of a car emergency?
Beyond abiding by traffic laws and ensuring that your car is regularly maintained, most of what you can do to protect yourself from the elements comes from being proactive. That’s why we want to help you ensure you’ve got all the necessary tools with you at all times to keep yourself safe.
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