Category: Financial Literacy

Blog topics that are related to basic personal finance concepts that every average person should know.

Would You Borrow Money To Invest?

  Recently, I was working with someone close to me to analyze an investment opportunity. Let’s call this person Joe so that I don’t reveal his identity just in case he reads this post and doesn’t like what I have shared. Not everyone is open to sharing financial information or personal stories like me and Read More …

26 Money Mistakes To Avoid

  Money. It’s a medium of exchange. We use it in every transaction involving the purchase of goods and services. Our lives revolve around money. Our personal wealth is measured by how much money we have. Every day, we wake up and go to work because the majority of us needed the income from our Read More …

Raising Financially Responsible Kids

  After becoming a parent about six years ago, I started to ask myself a simple question, “how do I raise my kids to be financially responsible individuals?” In general, I know that it’s important to be a nurturing and supportive parent to our kids. Providing them with the best environment that we could possibly Read More …

Financial Literacy For Canadians

  Recently, the Ontario Education Minister, Mitzie Hunter announced that the ministry of education will start to roll out a pilot financial literacy project for 28 high schools in Ontario. This project aimed to teach our grade 10 students about money and to provide them with more financial literacy. When I read the article, I Read More …

Part 1: How To Improve Your Financial Health

  Every year, right after the Christmas holiday, the fitness advertisements from health clubs, dietitians, exercise equipment manufacturers, weight loss products and exercise programs started to pour in. You’ll be bombarded by television commercials, radio ads, street billboards, ads on public transit, magazines, flyers delivered to your mailbox and even when you are surfing the Read More …