The cost of sending a child to university varies between US and Canada but there are areas that students in both countries could cut back on to reduce their overall expenditure. Textbooks As alumni of many universities would attest, buying textbooks from the campus bookstore is not the way of frugal students. Exploring online shopping…

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Payday loan stores seem to be on every street corner and all over the web these days and with good reason – they are extremely profitable. While corporate profits are a good thing, these payday loan stores market to the clientele that simply do not realize how much they are being ripped off. How do…

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The adage is that death and taxes are unavoidable. To build upon that observation, certain fees that we think are an inescapable part of modern living can be overcome. There are various areas where we can cut out the unnecessary expenses and keep the cash. Related: 25 Ways to Save Money Credit Card Fees An…

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I’ve been a customer of CIBC for a very long time, probably since I was 5-6 when I opened my first bank account. When I turned 15-16, I opened a CIBC Investors Edge Account (with my parents). Since I have substantial experience with CIBC Investors Edge, I thought I would share some of my thoughts…

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