Author Archives: Michelle Summerfield

personal finances

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

Michelle Summerfield

March 20, 2019

Personal Finance,Blog
how does divorce affect my credit score

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

Michelle Summerfield

March 18, 2019

Personal Finance
how to improve your credit score

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

Michelle Summerfield

January 24, 2019

Saving & Investing,Personal Finance,Blog
protect your credit score

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

Michelle Summerfield

December 6, 2018

Personal Finance,Blog
what is a credit report

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

Michelle Summerfield

October 1, 2018

Credit Reports,Blog
how to save money

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

Michelle Summerfield

August 7, 2018

Personal Finance,Blog
finding a rental apartment on a budget

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

Michelle Summerfield

June 4, 2018

Personal Finance,Blog
market of vibrant, healthy produce

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

Michelle Summerfield

April 24, 2018

Personal Finance,Blog
frugal tips to save money

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

Michelle Summerfield

March 9, 2018

Personal Finance,Blog