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Crossing the border can be taxing | Tax | Money Savings | Larkycanuck.com

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sharing the border with the U.S. means it is relatively easy to cross the border for a holiday or to visit an outlet mall. Infrequent visitors who are in the U.S. for 31 days or less a year are considered visitors and are not generally subject to U.S. income tax. However, Canadians spending more time […]

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4 common tax mistakes made by students | Tax | Money Savings

| July 14, 2017 | 3 Comments

Mistake #1 – Filing only after turning 18 A common mistake made by young folks is not realizing that you have to file a tax return when you are earning taxable income and not just after turning 18. In other words, you may be a dependent while earning income (summer jobs, online work) but you are […]

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How to save money during an unemployment period | Tax | Money Savings

| April 13, 2017 | 9 Comments

Going through an unemployment period in one’s life is never fun. It is a phase that can lead to a lot of stress and disharmony in the self and family. However, after the initial stress and shock of unemployment has passed, this moment can also offer incredible opportunity to refocus one’s life and career plans. […]

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Two simple tips on tax savings over holiday season | Tax | Money Savings

| April 10, 2017 | 6 Comments

Holiday season is around the corner folks! The mood is festive, the gifts are flowing, the music is playing and the lights are growing. Yes, it indeed a very jolly good time of the year. But while this moment lasts for a short time for you, it happens to continue for a very long time […]

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Pre-holiday season money-saving tips | Tax | Money Saving Tips

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

This is a guest post from Jon Lal, founder of coupons & cash back website BeFrugal.com and couponing & savings expert. Getting a head start on holiday shopping before the rush can help you save time and money as you can take advantage of sales, have a better choice and use free online resources. In […]

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6 smart ways to save money on your groceries | Money Saving Tips

| March 17, 2017 | 3 Comments

This is a Guest Post by Alicia who is a specialist in financial blogging from Manchester The grocery bill is one of the necessary and expensive costs that a family is confronted by. The overwhelming job by most families is finding ways to reduce and cut back their grocery bill.  Many people start following various […]

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Travel ‘Must Haves’ for The International Adventurer on a Budget

Travel ‘Must Haves’ for The International Adventurer on a Budget

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Traveling on a budget can be amazing, and sometimes overwhelming when you’re not sure what you really need. Loads of websites will tell you what to take on your holiday, and most of those sites are dead wrong. Next thing you know, you’re in Thailand wearing long sleeves in a heat wave, or worshiping the […]

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How to get fooled in to the retail upsell. NOT | Money Saving Tips

How to get fooled in to the retail upsell. NOT | Money Saving Tips

| February 15, 2017 | 6 Comments

Incongruity is very much FACTUAL and REAL when in comes to consumer-retail shopping behavior Just Imagine. A sleek sporty car. Awesome trims. Buffed and polished to a sparkle inside out. Leather seats. Top down roof. Now you pop open the hood. Inside you see a……..WHAT? Moped engine!!! Now that my dear readers, is an example […]

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New CRA Credit Rules For Your 2014 Tax Return Should Mean Bigger Refunds

New CRA Credit Rules For Your 2014 Tax Return Should Mean Bigger Refunds

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

What’s New For Your Tax Return? New Credits Should Mean Bigger Refunds for Canadian Families Tax season isn’t usually a time of year people look forward to.  In fact, most Canadians dread the idea of organizing, filing and then potentially owing money to the government instead of seeing money back in their pockets.  Fortunately, there […]

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The truth behind car sharing services | Money Saving Tips

The truth behind car sharing services | Money Saving Tips

| February 9, 2017 | 27 Comments

This blog post is not about the pros and cons of car sharing service although I will briefly cover this as well. This post is intended to show you how you can monitor your usage costs and thereby SAVE MONEY by using your local car sharing service. I will also compare car sharing program costs […]

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