How to Be Recession Proof

With multiple layoffs from the Big Tech companies, high interest rates and inflation, all signs lead to a recession. A recession is a decline in economic activities quarter or quarter for more than two consecutive quarters characterized by high unemployment and decrease in consumer and business spending. Here are some ways we can be recession […]

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December in Jamaica – How much should I be looking at?

Sounds about right that I’d be sharing the details of this trip 10 months later. I’ll do better! The last time I shared about how much my trip cost me, I shared a budget friendly Girl’s trip to Kelowna. In this post, I’ll be sharing what I got up to in Jamaica last Christmas, the […]

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7 Ways to wear an Ankara top

My friend gave me this ankara top sometime in April and I instantly knew it was one of those pieces that would be very versatile in my wardrobe. In this post, I’ll share 7 ways I think you can wear an ankara to. It doesn’t matter where you are going to or the vibe you […]

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Inflation Explained, How we got here and what to do now!

Some months back, someone lamented on how the price of toothpaste was now $5. I get snaps from friends showing outrageous prices for chicken at Superstore or other low saving grocery stores. Or my personal favourite, the Tiktok and Reels of how much groceries you could buy for $50 a year or two ago compared […]

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A Budget Friendly Girl’s Trip To Kelowna

Disclaimer – This trip happened in August 2020 so this might not be a true reflection of how much things cost at the moment.  I had been meaning to do a girls trip to the Okanagan (read: Canadian Napa Valley) and found a few girlfriends who were also willing to go on this trip so […]

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First Time Home Buyers Share The Tea – Negin

Wheww! This is the last post in this series and I am very excited to share this story with you. Negin bought her condo in downtown Vancouver earlier on in the year when she came into an inheritance. She rented out this condo because at her current salary, it made more sense to rent it […]

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First Time Home Buyers Share the Tea – Ada

I’m really excited about this post because I got to learn about the pre construction sale and process. When I was looking at getting a home, I toyed with the idea of getting a pre- construction (still considering it) but I didn’t get a full idea of what the process was like. In my books, […]

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First Time Home Buyers Share The Tea – S&G

For S&G, their city had a program that allowed them to buy a home and the timing couldn’t have been more perfect with low interest rates and waived property taxes for 5 years. I KNOW right? And guess what, if they had waited an additional year, they wouldn’t have been able to qualify for this […]

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How to Have a Memorable Summer Without Breaking the Bank

Starting this post with some of the most relatable money/financial content I have seen on twitter this summer. Because, let’s be honest, it is a lot easier to save and do better with our money goals in the winter than it is in the summer. In addition to that, COVID restrictions had us indoors over […]

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