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WOULD YOU BUY YOUR CHILD THEIR FIRST CAR?

Hey everyone! In today’s post, I pose the question of whether parents should purchase a first car for their child, versus having them save the money on their own. My son turned 16 about six months ago, and is currently shopping for his first car. Naturally, this has led to many conversations with other parents about their own experiences. What …

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ALL CAR REPAIRS FALL INTO THESE 3 CATEGORIES

Hey everyone, hope your weekend is going well! I’m coming at you with a short post today, regarding one of my favourite topics…cars! I actually haven’t written nearly as many vehicle-related blog posts as I would have expected when I started out blogging.  Of course, you may view that as a good thing, depending on your interest level on the …

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5 OF THE MOST DANGEROUS FINANCIAL COMMITMENTS YOU CAN MAKE

Hey everyone!  In today’s post I explore  five potentially dangerous financial commitments many of us are confronted with at some point during our lives.  While I’ve summarized them below, I will take a closer look at each one in the coming weeks. Enjoy!   I made a relatively small, (yet somewhat difficult for me) financial commitment this month.  A no-spend January!  The experience has …

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THE GREATEST CAR I’VE EVER OWNED

The Toyota Corolla turned 50 this week. On October 20th to be precise, according to the  Automotive News article that appeared on my Twitter feed.  This piece of news likely didn’t register with most people, simply disappearing into the Twitter abyss along with countless other morsels of information tucked neatly inside 140 characters. But I noticed.  In fact, there was …

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YOUR PICKUP TRUCK IS DRIVING YOU TO THE POORHOUSE

When searching for ways to spend far less than what you earn, one of the best places to start is to take a close look at the amount you are shelling out to get from point A to point B. Yeah, that’s right, the greenbacks you’re dropping on your car/truck/SUV or any combination of the three.   If you are …