How your house just got more expensive

How your house just got more expensive Yes your house is getting more expensive. Your house is going to cost you a lot more money in total to pay for. You bought your house as an investment; as your retirement savings however, it is costing you a lot more money. Here...

Why cryptocurrencies will never survive

Why cryptocurrencies will never survive Cryptocurrencies are all the rage right now… you know Bitcoin? Most people do not know what Bitcoin actually is or how it works, either way here is why cryptocurrencies will never survive. The short answer It’s all about...

Why gold is still king

Why gold is still king In the media these days we are hearing a lot about bitcoin and other forms of “cryptocurrencies”. One day Bitcoin is trading above $15,000 US and the next it is trading below $8,000 US. Many people think there is money to be made with Bitcoin;...

Never attend this party

Never attend this party Parties are a fun time. Parties are a gathering of friends and family to celebrate an event or occasion in life. A baby shower, a bridal shower, a birthday and a retirement are some great examples of parties. These occasions are a great time,...

Points vs interest

Points vs interest Recently I have been giving it some thought on the various points you earn on credit cards; from cash back to travel rewards and everything in between. There are significant welcome rewards on many credit cards and bonus rewards as well! As...

43 FAST AND EASY WAYS TO SAVE MONEY TODAY

43 FAST AND EASY WAYS TO SAVE MONEY TODAY! Saving, saving, saving. 43 fast and easy ways to save money today! Saving is extremely important because it gives us a financial base to do many things in life: Travel Retire when we want Having financial security for our...

How Mr. Wonderful saves money every morning

How Mr. Wonderful saves money every morning Mr. Wonderful, Uncle Kevin, Kevin O’Leary saves money every morning just like you! We have been following Kevin O’Leary for many years, have read a number of his great books and have taken to heart a lot of his fantastic...

Are you ready for the new year?

Are you ready for the new year? The new year is fast approaching. January 1, 2018 will be here before you know it. Are you ready for the new year? You are thinking to yourself the new year is about new year’s resolutions. A chance to start over. Try to go back to the...

The benefits of having a board of advisors

Simple Money Startups is a miniature article series addressing why your startups need a board of advisors, who should be your trusted advisors and how to find the right advisors. It’s important to get your base underneath you and to scale your business quickly to...

Simple Money Startups: who should be your trusted advisors

Considerations In our previous article Simple Money Startups: The benefits of having a board of advisors we discussed the importance of having a board of advisors. Whether you are looking to increase industry experience or expand your network, it’s crucial to have...

Winter is coming

Winter is coming Winter is coming, for some winter is already here. The days are getting shorter, leaves are falling ever faster and we are already seeing record low temperatures for this time of the year. With winter coming, the colder weather upon us, it is time to...

Mortgage Guide

Your house and your mortgage for that matter is the largest expense you will encounter. It can be difficult to navigate the housing market not to mention the mortgage market. There are many, too many, things to consider with buying a home and many more when...

Saving money on vacation

Saving Money on Vacation Saving money on vacation can be tough; vacations have many costs: there are flight costs, baggage fees, hotels, shuttle costs, food and other incidentals. With many costs and places to book flights and hotels it can be difficult to truly save...

Rent vs Buy: The Debate of a Lifetime and how to save on your mortgage

Largest purchase of your life Purchasing a home is the largest single expense in your life, so why would you overpay? A home and even condominiums costs hundreds of thousands of dollars at the minimum to buy. Having a huge mortgage on the property is the cancer to...

Why rainy day funds are more critical than ever

Emergency funds are not a popular topic. People don’t appear to enjoy reading about them nor having one in their lives to protect their loved ones or their most important assets (i.e. a house). While insurance is expected to cover the majority of your house repair you...

Setup a basic emergency fund early

Setup a basic emergency fund early The emergency questions When your car breaks down, what will you do? What will happen when your roof has a leak? Will you be laid off from work? What happens if your child becomes sick? Do you have the money to pay for each...

Is this how much you should have saved?

How much should you have saved at every age of your life? Have you thought about how much you should have saved by 20 years old? 25? 35? 45? Chasing after a certain dollar amount by age can be elusive. Is $1,000,000 enough? Would $1,000,000 be too much or is it not...

6 ways to save money with a roommate

6 ways to save money with a roommate Housing is one of life’s largest expenses. Mortgage payments or rent takes a heavy toll and requires a lot of your hard earned money. We may find ourselves in a home that is beyond our current needs however we do not want to...

What debt is meant for

What debt is meant for Over the years we have forgotten what debt is meant for or perhaps we never understood in the first place. Debt is elusive as it does not physically exist like your home, car or a gold coin. Debt has rampaged out of control, debt to disposable...

Why 20% down won’t protect you

For weeks we have been talking about mortgage rate increases and how you can protect yourself. Our discussions have been centered around those that make less than a 20% down payment. However new rules are lurking in the future for those that make a 20% or more down...

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How your house just got more expensive

How your house just got more expensive Yes your house is getting more expensive. Your house is going to cost you a lot more money in total to pay for. You bought your house as an investment; as your retirement savings however, it is costing you a lot more money. Here...

Why cryptocurrencies will never survive

Why cryptocurrencies will never survive Cryptocurrencies are all the rage right now… you know Bitcoin? Most people do not know what Bitcoin actually is or how it works, either way here is why cryptocurrencies will never survive. The short answer It’s all about...

Why gold is still king

Why gold is still king In the media these days we are hearing a lot about bitcoin and other forms of “cryptocurrencies”. One day Bitcoin is trading above $15,000 US and the next it is trading below $8,000 US. Many people think there is money to be made with Bitcoin;...

Never attend this party

Never attend this party Parties are a fun time. Parties are a gathering of friends and family to celebrate an event or occasion in life. A baby shower, a bridal shower, a birthday and a retirement are some great examples of parties. These occasions are a great time,...

Points vs interest

Points vs interest Recently I have been giving it some thought on the various points you earn on credit cards; from cash back to travel rewards and everything in between. There are significant welcome rewards on many credit cards and bonus rewards as well! As...

43 FAST AND EASY WAYS TO SAVE MONEY TODAY

43 FAST AND EASY WAYS TO SAVE MONEY TODAY! Saving, saving, saving. 43 fast and easy ways to save money today! Saving is extremely important because it gives us a financial base to do many things in life: Travel Retire when we want Having financial security for our...

How Mr. Wonderful saves money every morning

How Mr. Wonderful saves money every morning Mr. Wonderful, Uncle Kevin, Kevin O’Leary saves money every morning just like you! We have been following Kevin O’Leary for many years, have read a number of his great books and have taken to heart a lot of his fantastic...

Are you ready for the new year?

Are you ready for the new year? The new year is fast approaching. January 1, 2018 will be here before you know it. Are you ready for the new year? You are thinking to yourself the new year is about new year’s resolutions. A chance to start over. Try to go back to the...

The benefits of having a board of advisors

Simple Money Startups is a miniature article series addressing why your startups need a board of advisors, who should be your trusted advisors and how to find the right advisors. It’s important to get your base underneath you and to scale your business quickly to...

Winter is coming

Winter is coming Winter is coming, for some winter is already here. The days are getting shorter, leaves are falling ever faster and we are already seeing record low temperatures for this time of the year. With winter coming, the colder weather upon us, it is time to...

Mortgage Guide

Your house and your mortgage for that matter is the largest expense you will encounter. It can be difficult to navigate the housing market not to mention the mortgage market. There are many, too many, things to consider with buying a home and many more when...

Saving money on vacation

Saving Money on Vacation Saving money on vacation can be tough; vacations have many costs: there are flight costs, baggage fees, hotels, shuttle costs, food and other incidentals. With many costs and places to book flights and hotels it can be difficult to truly save...

Is this how much you should have saved?

How much should you have saved at every age of your life? Have you thought about how much you should have saved by 20 years old? 25? 35? 45? Chasing after a certain dollar amount by age can be elusive. Is $1,000,000 enough? Would $1,000,000 be too much or is it not...

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