Posts by Bridget Casey

cost to raise a child in Canada

How much does it cost to raise a child?

Raising a family is major life goal for many, but the potential costs can seem overwhelming to aspiring parents-to-be. But how much does it really cost to raise a child…
RRSP contributions to increase CCB

How do RRSP contributions impact CCB?

The RRSP is one of the best retirement investment accounts available to Canadians, but it can do more for you that secure your financial future. You can claim RRSP contributions…

The Unbudget: Giving Up Limits, Getting Back Your Life

In my ongoing effort to disrupt the overly-frugal and joyless personal finance community, I’ve come up with a new financial practice: unbudgeting. Unbudgeting is exactly what it sounds like: undoing…
Tax Free First Home Savings Account

The Tax Free First Home Savings Account

The Tax-Free First Home Savings Account is a tax-advantaged accounts for Canadians under the age of 40 to invest for a down payment on their first home. The account has…