Tag: Tips

5 Tips to Start and Finish The Year Financially Strong

This year has been one for the books and if there’s one lesson that continues to ring true it’s: prepare for the unknown while staying committed to your financial journey. We’ve all had our shares of financial challenges – but it’s possible to overcome financial setbacks. As we wind down and begin to evaluate our…

Food is getting more expensive. The Star’s Millennial Money financial expert offers tips on how to manage your food budget

Editor’s note: In this special edition of Millennial Money, coach Jason Heath writes about rising food costs and tips on takeout, groceries, and eating at home. Need advice? Email ekwong@thestar.ca to share your situation. Annual food costs for one person households average $ 4,650 per year, according to the 2017 Survey of Household Spending from…

Curb Emotional Spending with These 6 Mindful Money Tips

It’s common to treat yourself to something sweet when you’re feeling down, or celebrate achievements over dinner. However, little “treats” may be emotional spending in disguise. If you’re frequently feeling guilty for buying things you never use, you may be an emotional spender, and this budget-breaker may be more common than you think. In a…