Our Canadian Credit Cards and Banking Choices

One of the easiest ways to save money and quickly get to FI is to use a good credit card and make as many of your purchases on this card. By putting $15,000 to $25,000 of your regular family expenses (that you would make anyways) on a credit card with a generous rewards program you can benefit from up to $500 in savings per year. For this reason I regularly review all the Canadian credit cards and banking options to make sure we are always using the most competitive options. Continue reading “Our Canadian Credit Cards and Banking Choices”

Canada Child Benefit: A salary for being parents

The new Canada Child Benefit introduced a couple years ago is a pretty generous social program that we are lucky to have in Canada. You can almost consider it being an extra salary for being parents.

As per the government of Canada’s website, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is a “tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help them with the cost of raising children under 18 years of age”.

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