• Money Matters at Your Library: Popular Reads on Personal Finance A MoneySmart Guest Blog Your public library is an incredible resource for free information and entertainment. You can borrow books, movies, magazines and video games, use the computers and WiFi, enjoy a concert, or simply meet up with a friend. The library has something for everyone. Libraries are also budget-friendly with expert staff to help […] Posted in: Family Matters, Guest Blog5 min read
  • Budget Friendly Food Tips for Non-Coupon Clippers Do you clip coupons, browse flyers or use money saving grocery apps? If so, you’re already using some great strategies for saving money on groceries. Keep doing what you’re doing! If you’re like me and can’t get into the routine of clipping coupons or scanning flyers, don’t worry, there are other ways to stay on […] Posted in: Family Matters, Guest Blog7 min read
  • 5 tips to help you explore Manitoba for less this summer A MoneySmart Guest Blog There are so many adventures to be had close to home in Manitoba. And when you’re close to home and exploring the land around you, it’s easier to find ways to save while still having a summer adventure that’s worth every penny. Here are just a few tips to help you […] Posted in: Family Matters, Guest Blog6 min read
  • 10 budget-friendly ways to embrace the best of Manitoba this summer Are you ready to get out and about again? Or are you still wanting some armchair experiences?  Here are 10 ways for all Manitobans to experience some budget-friendly activities and some of the best our province has to offer. We have all been cooped up for the last 16 months through the pandemic, but with […] Posted in: COVID 19, Family Matters4 min read
  • New research shows, savings more important when buying a home In the fall of 1997, I moved back home to live with my parents. I had been living on my own since I was 23, attending university, teaching and living abroad. I boomeranged home when I was trying to decide my next career move. While my parents made it easy to live with them, it […] Posted in: Home Ownership4 min read
  • What Home Buyers Need to Know About Multiple Offers In 1998 my family sold my grandma’s home, a home that she had lived in for 40+ years for $91,500. Back then, there were no multiple offers and we weren’t experiencing a “hot” sellers market. Even so, she would have been astonished at this princely sum.  My grandmother had always treated her home with pride, […] Posted in: Home Ownership6 min read

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