Review: “You Need A Budget” by Jesse Mecham

    “You Need A Budget” by Jesse Mecham Cost: FREE! (Download it here) In 2003, Jesse Mecham got married while finishing his Masters in Accountancy. Life got complicated when Jesse and his wife Julie discovered that they had a baby on the way while Jesse was still  finishing his degree. Scarcity of resources and the … Continue reading

Reality Cheque: Lunch with Gail Vaz-Oxlade

Gail Vaz-Oxlade

This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to have “Lunch with Gail” out in Coburg, Ontario. You may recognize Gail as the brash money-maven on Slice Network’s Til Debt Do Us Part and the new series Princess. If you’re not familiar, click here to catch up! Gail has also authored Never Too Late, Debt-Free Forever and … Continue reading

Reality Cheque: The Birth of My NEW Financial Life

This whole personal finance thing started for me in 2010. Having finished university in 2007 and securing myself a steady job, I was like most young Canadians: completely and blissfully in the dark about my financial situation. Up until about October 2010, my strategy towards money was “wing it and hope for the best.” Getting my … Continue reading

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