Who’s buying homes in Canada – Infographic

I don’t know if housing has always been a loaded conversation in Canada… but it sure seems to be right now.  The housing ‘discussion’ has gotten out of hand… with...
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Introducing Chris and Desirae

Here at Young and Thrifty, Justin and I have always been about making personal finance easier and more fun than you’d typically find it in other places. But between the...
International Money Transfer

International Money Transfer = Secret Code for More Money In Your Pocket

I’d often heard about international money transfers, or international currency exchange companies but always figured they were a complicated process and only worth dealing with if you were a large...

Young and Thrifty’s Top 12 Posts of 2016

End-of-year lists have quickly become as synonymous with the Holiday Season as egg nog and awkward family dinners.  We thought we’d get in on the party with our Top 12...
Was My Crystal Ball Clear or Cracked In 2016

Was My Crystal Ball Clear or Cracked In 2016?

Before we look at where I see things going in 2017, I figured it was only fair to be transparent with how my predictions did over the past year.  As...

Credit Education Week Canada: Celebrating Financial Wins

Talking about money is one of the last real taboos left for the average Canadian.  It’s my personal belief that the average family would much sooner have “the talk” about...
Amazon Prime Canada Review

Amazon Prime Canada Review – Is It Worth it?

In the wake of “Prime Day” we thought we’d take a look at Amazon Prime Canada in 2016.  If you scroll down you can see our original review of Amazon...
How Financial Management Can Help You Get a Small Business Loan

How Financial Management Can Help You Get a Small Business Loan

Worried about a cash flow crunch? Working capital is the lifeblood of any small business. While banking lending rates are improving, they still remain below pre-recession levels. That’s bad news...
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Making Personal Finance Education Personal

Editor's Note:  Please enjoy a guest post courtesy of a fellow high school teacher and personal finance education activist Alfred Yang who writes at ProLiteracy.ca. It’s a privilege to write a guest blog...

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