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Tom Drake

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Frugality/Saving, Earning More/Hustling
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Airdrie, Alberta, Canada
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Financial Analyst
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In recent years, there has been a lot of backlash against banks over fees and practises that has left Canadians looking for a place to keep their money that isn’t associated with big banks. One of the options you have is to choose a credit union. Credit unions are different from banks, and some even […] What Is a Credit Union? The Pros and Cons vs a Bank appeared first on ...
Posted: Aug 13 2018 @ 3:10 AM
If going to movies is your thing, signing up for Scene movie rewards is one of the best ways to get bang for your buck.  This popular loyalty program has been around since 2007, and is the result of a partnership between Scotiabank and Cineplex theatres. The concept is simple.  You earn points anytime you […] How to Earn Scene Points: Use the Scene Card and Earn Free Movies appeared first ...
Posted: Jul 30 2018 @ 3:30 AM
Are you looking for a way to help your dollar stretch a little bit further? There are a number of websites out there claiming to provide you with a way to make easy money. Most of these websites, however, require you to spend a large amount of time completing mundane tasks for a small amount of […] Swagbucks Review: 7 Ways to Make Extra Money Online appeared first on MapleMoney. ...
Posted: Jul 23 2018 @ 3:05 AM
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Posted: Jul 09 2018 @ 3:05 AM
Even though you probably have a lot of money apps you’re already using, there are probably many you’re already taking advantage of. So many choices are out there, including really useful money saving tools where it doesn’t take you much effort to save a few bucks. If you do a quick online search, you’ll probably […] 30+ Money Apps You Need to Use Right Now appeared first on MapleMoney. ...
Posted: Jul 03 2018 @ 3:30 AM
A secured credit card is one that might require that you provide funds to guarantee the loan. Remember, a credit card is a loan, and if you have no credit, or bad credit, issuers might be reluctant to issue you a card. This is where a secured credit card comes in. If you are willing […] The Best Secured Credit Cards of 2018 appeared first on MapleMoney. ...
Posted: Jun 25 2018 @ 3:30 AM
Your special day comes but once a year, so celebrate it by getting free birthday stuff. No, not talking about getting presents from your friends and family. As much fun as it’s to open gifts, what’s even better is getting free birthday dinners, desserts and other goodies from Canadian businesses. So go wild and take […] Free Birthday Stuff: 40 Ways to Enjoy Your Special Day appeared first on MapleMoney. ...
Posted: Jun 18 2018 @ 3:28 AM
Yes, couponing does get a bit of a bad rap, even among us thrifty folks. People imagine needing to spend hours upon hours to gather coupons to get hoards of free stuff or to save a few bucks on groceries. Not true at all! With just a little bit of preparation and know-how you can […] The Complete Step by Step Guide to Save Money with Couponing appeared first on MapleMoney. ...
Posted: Jun 11 2018 @ 3:05 AM
When it comes to choosing a bank, it’s important to carefully consider the best fit for your situation. The right bank will not only provide you with a place to store your money, but fill other needs as well, such as saving for retirement or getting a mortgage. One of my favourite players in the […] Tangerine Bank Review: The Best Overall Online Bank? appeared first on MapleMoney. ...
Posted: Jun 04 2018 @ 3:01 AM
Learning how to make money outside of a traditional job is great as there is literally no limit as to how much you can earn. Seriously, building a side hustle has been such a lifesaver for me. It’s what helped me build my emergency fund and eventually helping me taking the leap into entrepreneurship. Whether […] 47 Ways You Can Make Extra Money in Your Spare Time appeared first on MapleMoney. ...
Posted: May 28 2018 @ 3:05 AM


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