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Our Favourite Online Resources for Learning About Your Finances

It isn’t easy out there for anyone who is starting at square one with learning about personal finances. Thankfully, there are a ton of valuable resources online to help you start learning about your finances. And without further adieu, here is a comprehensive list of our favourite online resources to guide you along your financial journey.

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What is a Money Order and How Do You Get One?

We all send out payments in many ways each day. Whether it’s getting your morning latte, buying a new pair of winter boots, helping a friend in a financial crisis, or paying electric and internet bills, you’re making payments. And not surprisingly, there are tons of different ways to send your money into the right hands.

Next to good old fashioned cash and cheques, one of the more traditional forms of sending payments is through a money order. If you haven’t used one before, you might be surprised to learn that they’ve actually been around for over a century. They were first introduced in 1882 by American Express, later becoming known as traveler’s checks (take that to your next trivia night).

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Meal Planning on a Budget

If you’re struggling with figuring out how to fit your daily meals around into your budget, keep reading! We’ll give you the best tips on how to maximize your budget by decreasing the money you spend on groceries—and how to do it all without going into starvation mode.

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How to Financially Prepare for a Recession

Nobody likes to think about recessions and all the havoc which they can bring upon a society and to the economy. Nevertheless, many people have lived through and experienced the plights of recessions. Although they take a toll on virtually everyone, members of society who are most vulnerable and least prepared tend to suffer on considerably higher levels. This is what makes financial preparation so absolutely paramount. Failure to plan …

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How to Pick the Right Career

Picking a career on the laptop

When we think about a job, it’s main purpose is usually just to make us some money and pay the bills kind of deal.

However, when we think about a career, there is so much more that goes into it.

Our choice of career can affect our potential income, opportunities and lifestyle. While some people fall into their dream career straight after school, many take a lot longer.

In …

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How to Financially Prepare for a Job Resignation

How to quit your job the smart way

There are countless reasons you may be considering leaving your current job, from relocating, to a career pivot, to simply wanting to take a break! Whatever the reason, it is both an exciting and daunting prospect to soon be without the financial security that comes with a regular paycheque.

Job resignations are an inevitable part of your career, however require considerable financial preparation and a lot of planning. You’ve probably …

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How to Make Money on Instagram

This article is part of our Finance Hub.

Many individuals dream of earning thousands of dollars each month on Instagram. While this can happen, lucrative Instagram careers generally take time and require die-hard, and a lot of followers.

Also if you are just going in for the money, then good luck. People who are doing great on Instagram are following their own individual calling. They never went in for …

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Financial Advice for Small Business Owners

Financial Advice for Small Business Owners

As the business world evolves, more and more individuals are deciding to become small business owners. Of course, there are various reasons for this. Some people like the idea of owning an enterprise so they can spend more time with their loves ones.

Others, may be in search of just higher pay and more lucrative, financial opportunities. So they can enjoy life more and even send their kids to better …

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Financial Advice for Less Well-Off Individuals

Life is different for each and every person. People have different work lives, different families, and different situations. Some people make millions per year while others make thousands. Some individuals are able to independently support themselves which other may receive assistance from friends, relatives, or even the government. Despite the stereotypes and assumptions which are usually made regarding high-income people and low-income people, the great equalizer comes in the form …

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How to Earn Income as a College Student

This article is part of our Finance Hub.


Going to college is a great way to further build towards your long-term career goals. However, whether you’re fresh out of high-school or not, making ends meet while studying can be hard.

Balancing study hours, living costs and student loans leaves most college students with pretty massive debts that need to be repaid as soon as possible.

With so many things …

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