What you need to know about credit scores

what you need to know about credit scores

How much do you know about what makes up your credit score? What you need to know about credit scores Here at Canadian Budget, we believe in responsible credit use. Credit cards are not inherently bad! We just need to learn how to use them responsibly and they can provide a lot of benefits. They […]

2021 Year In Review

Year in Review

Looking back at the past year, in review, there have been many challenges of course. COVID continued, work was a never ending challenge to keep up with constant changes in plans, and personally, we lost my father in law unexpectedly. Top 10 wins of 2021 I want to focus on my wins of the past […]

Learnings from an unexpected loss in the family

loss in the family

Last year we tragically and unexpectedly lost a close family member, my father in law. As tough as it is for anyone to deal with a loss in the family, there are so many tasks that need to be done, logistically speaking, after someone passes away. Someone needs to make arrangements, update accounts and apply […]

Getting a financial head start

financial head start

We all have resolutions and goals for the new year! Some are around fitness and health, but others can be about being smarter with your money! If managing your finances is one of your goals this year, here are some steps to give you a financial head start! Understand your expenses and debts Write down […]

Good Reads: Work Optional

work optional

Have you ever dreamt of a work optional life? I love reading books on personal finance. I have read quite a few and always take out multiple books from the local library any time I go. In Work Optional by author Tanja Hester, it takes a slightly different approach to other personal finance and investment […]

I did a thing!

Well that’s my first goal checked off the new years list! I started my first Etsy shop in order to help the Debt Free Community and build a side hustle. Printables/downloadable sheets are available to help you manage your finances and work on crushing your debts! Easy to use & simple tools to help you […]

When is the right time to move?

My Husband owned the condo that we live in before I moved in and we got married. Now that there are two of us here, I work from home, and we are planning for the long term. We do need more space and want a space that can work for us for years to come. […]

I Love Budgeting!

It’s TRUE. Budgeting is something that puts me in my happy place! A lot of people have a strong aversion to the word budget and what it brings to mind. People think of harsh restrictions, and micromanagement of their spending.  But it doesn’t have to be that way. If you prefer, you can call it […]

Welcome to Canadian Budget!

canadian budget

Around Christmas 2019, before the Pandemic hit, I decided to start an instagram account on budgeting and finance! After starting the instagram, I wanted to have a place to learn and expand on topics in more depth, so, Canadian Budget was born. My motivation for starting Canadian Budget I love tracking my monthly spending and […]