Author Archives: Michelle Summerfield
7 Ways To Get Past Financial Stress And Start Thriving
Canadians are worried about their money — to the point of physical and mental distress. If you’re one of the 40% of Canadians that say money is their greatest source of stress or the 44% that live pay check to pay… Read More
6 Ways To Show Yourself (And Your Personal Finances) Some Love
Self-love and appreciation: they are on all our lists but they rarely get ticked off. We get caught up in a state of busyness, demanding careers, taking care of kids or ailing parents and end up putting ourselves last. If we’re lucky,… Read More
How Does Divorce Affect My Credit Score?
Divorce is downright difficult. Let’s face it — it’s a significant life change that no one has a roadmap to. What makes it more difficult? Your tangled finances with your now ex-spouse and figuring out how to untangle them (while… Read More
March 18, 2019Personal Finance
How To Improve Your Credit Score On A Limited Income
If you’re having a hard time making ends meet, it’s likely your budget and bank account are getting walloped. But there’s something else that might be taking a big hit — your credit. If this sounds like you, then you… Read More
How To Protect Your Credit Score (And Maybe Even Improve It) This Holiday Season!
The holidays are supposed to be a joyful time of year, filled with good times and happy memories. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the more difficult times to protect your credit score. When you’re staring down lots of holiday purchases… Read More
What Is A Credit Report And Why Is It Important?
What is a credit report? If you know, then you may be thinking why you should bother with a credit report when you know your credit score. That’s all you need, right? Well, you couldn’t be more wrong! If you’ve… Read More
How To Save Money When You’re On A Tight Budget
You may be wondering how to save money when you’re on a budget. When money is tight, finding ways to save can seem like an impossible task! If you’re barely getting by or are trapped in a cycle of overspending,… Read More
Tips For Finding A Rental Apartment On A Budget
Finding a rental apartment on a budget can seem like trying to find a unicorn: impossible! Whether you’re renting for the first time or you’re switching places, a bit of preparation will get you closer to your new dream place.… Read More
How To Eat Healthy On A Budget In Canada
Many people hold a misconception that eating healthy on a budget in Canada is more difficult than ever. I’m here to tell you this simply isn’t the case! Believe it or not, some of the healthiest foods in the grocery… Read More
7 Frugal Living Tips To Help You Save Money
Wouldn’t you love to hold onto more of your money? Have you ever wondered what makes frugal people so, well, frugal? Learning to live a more frugal lifestyle is one of the easiest ways to keep money in your wallet.… Read More