Saving Strategies

How to save money in Canada: tips and tricks on money saving by the staff of Million Dollar Journey, one of Canada’s oldest and most detailed Personal Finance blogs.

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How We Save Money on Vacations

By FT August 8, 2016

Since having children, our family has put travel and vacationing on the priority list.  Although travel is important to us, we consider it a luxury that we save for…

The Best and Worst Deals at Costco

By FT August 31, 2015

I read an article in the Financial Post about the best and worst deals at Costco.  While the writer certainly had her opinion, I’m going to one…

Gas Rewards Programs Compared

By Guest Blogger November 10, 2014

Almost everyone needs to buy gas and I suspect most Canadians have participated in a rewards program affiliated with their favourite brand. But, are these…

How Much Does Electricity Usage Cost?

By FT October 27, 2014

Winter is approaching which means the refreshing crispness in the air will lead to higher heating costs.   For the most part, modern houses built…

How To Survive On Only $100 a Month in Groceries

By Sean Cooper October 14, 2014

In my recent article in the Globe and Mail, I’m on track to be mortgage-free by 31, the most common question I received was how…

Save Money and Have Fun with a Staycation

By Tom Drake September 5, 2014

If you are trying to save money, a vacation is rarely the first thing that comes to mind. However, what’s the point of living if…

Wealth Strategy: Track Your Net Worth

By FT April 8, 2014

This post was originally published in early 2009, but brought to the forefront as I believe it’s one of the more important strategies for growing…

Save Money with DIY Snow Blower Maintenance

By FT February 17, 2014

Newfoundland is sometimes known for its rugged beauty, friendly people, offshore oil and the weather.  More specifically about the weather, our winters are typically fairly…

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