3 Ways to Earn Extra Money

(July 27, 2018)

Looking for ways to earn more money? Whether you want to pay down debt, build emergency savings or invest, consider these options.

Get a side hustle
Do you have a hobby or skill that could net more money on the side? Whether it’s photography, web design or crafting, consider sharing your skills to earn extra cash.

If you have extra room in your home or an in-law apartment, consider renting it through... read more.

Create a Get Debt-Free Plan

(July 19, 2018)

The ideal plan includes steps to become debt-free and milestones to reach along the way.

Get an accurate overview of your debt
Gather your financial documents and make a list of all your monthly payments, using a spreadsheet or notebook. Include the name of the creditor, interest rate, outstanding balance, and minimum monthly payment.

Decide which debt to pay off first
In many cases, it makes the most... read more.

Benefits of Reduced Debt

(July 10, 2018)

If you’ve set a goal to pay down your debt this year, you’re not alone. According to a recent study, more than half of Canadians have set a goal to pay off debt in 2018.* Strategically reducing or paying off debt benefits your finances tremendously, but can positively impact other areas of your life as well.

Reduce stress: Finances are a top source of stress for many Canadians. When you make the co... read more.

The Gist: July 2018

(July 05, 2018)

“The Gist” is adapted from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Monthly MLS® Report and Press Release. Every month I summarize and post “the gist” of the MLS® data for Edmonton and area real estate activity.

The average*** single family detached price in the service area of the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service® was up 0.19% to $443,210.
The average condominium price was down 1.42% to $238,141.
The... read more.