Tag: Money


Tis the season to spend wisely: 5 easy ways to stay on budget Holidays / Life / Money

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but the holidays can also make it the most expensive time of the year. Gifts, food, entertaining and special holiday outfits have many families worrying and wondering about how their budget will survive. As the mother of four children, I’ve had to navigate these financial waters many times, and have developed a financial strategy that...

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Credit Scores: Myth Busting Life / Money

Canadians generally don’t know what their credit score is. Particularly if you ask a young Canadian. Nearly 40% of Canadians aged 18-24 have never checked their credit score, and are mostly unaware as to what would make up a credit score, and what would harm or help it. TransUnion recently surveyed over 500 Canadians between 18-24, including 200 students, on their credit habits and revealed...

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How To Get A Handle on Student Expenses CTV / Family

Going to college can be an overwhelming experience for most. Kathy provides her tips on how to provide students with the tools to ensure they keep their spending under control, while positively impacting their future financial behaviours.


Back To School CHCH / Money

School is just a few short weeks away and Kathy was on CHCH two days ago with ideas on how to teach your kids financial literacy and how to get maximum value without spending maximum dollars.


My daughter Victoria celebrates her engagement. Money

Wedding expenses can add up pretty quickly. Learn how Kathy used her experience while preparing for her daughter's wedding to save money by cutting unnecessary expenses, and following smart spending tips.


Back to school money tips Family / Television

Parents try their best to stay on budget when shopping for back to school supplies, but costs can still get out of hand. Author and parenting expert Kathy Buckworth joins us with tips on how to save money from kids in JK through to university and college. This article first appeared in chch.com and can be found at this link: http://www.chch.com/back-school-money-tips/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=back-school-money-tips


How to Make Mother’s Day Every Day Family / Huffington Post

“Because every day is Kids Day,” we all wisely counsel our children when they ask why there is a special day for Mom, and a special day for Dad, but not for them. While this isn’t technically true, the sentiment behind it infers that kids are inherently rewarded every day just by virtue of the fact that they are kids, free from the stressors of...

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How to reduce your banking fees Family / The Loop

Let’s face it, unless you’re living in a cash-based society, it’s not likely you can live without a bank account. In a simpler time, which wasn’t so long ago, banks were places where money was deposited into a savings account. You took out only what you needed to meet your weekly budget. When the money ran out, you physically went back to the bank to...

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