Taming your grocery bill

Fresh vegetables

I was chatting with a group the other day and the discussion came up about how much people should pay for groceries.  How much do you pay for groceries?  My husband and I spend about $500 now that my son is at university.  We eat mostly fresh or frozen food,…






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Take the 52 week challenge!

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Have you made a resolution to save money for something special this year? Why not take part in the Canada’s Money Coach/CTV Morning Live 52 Week Challenge! First watch the video of my appearance on CTV Morning Live where I share four other money tips for the new year and…






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How to take control of your money

“How do I start taking control of my money? is the most common question I’m asked when people find out what I do. “Should I write down all my debts?  Should I get a second job?  Should I hope I’ll win the lottery?”  All of those are good second places to start,…






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A holidayshopping tip for NEXT year

You’ve probably finished all of your holiday shopping for this year, so it’s the perfect time to get started on saving for next year’s budget! Here’s a tip: Add up everything you spent this year and if it fits in your total spending and savings plan, then divide it by…






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