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Canadian Budget Binder
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THE IMPACT OF WHAT YOU LEAVE BEHIND MAY COST YOU MORE THAN YOU’RE SAVING   If you own something free and clear then it belongs in the personal possessions pile of your life. Getting rid of clutter has been our biggest goal for 2018 especially since the passing of my father-in-law and now my mother-in-law who has been diagnosed with onset Alzheimer’s disease. Since then she has purged the entire ...
Posted: Jul 06 2018 @ 7:49 AM
SUPPORT LOCAL FARMS AND CREATE LASTING FAMILY MEMORIES   Did you know this about strawberries? I had no idea that strawberries were part of the ROSE family until I asked a local farmer about strawberry picking availability on his farm. Apparently strawberries are neither a fruit or berries. Strawberries are actually an aggregate accessory fruit. What does this mean? The fleshy part is derived not from the plant’s ovaries but ...
Posted: Jul 03 2018 @ 9:58 AM
FROM A TO Z YOUR MONEY MUST WORK FOR YOU   This beginner budgeting guide is meant for the person who hasn’t budgeted before or wants to learn more about various types of budgeting concepts and mistakes that could be made along the way. The importance of managing money and budgeting go hand-in-hand and if you want to create a results driven budget plan and are serious about your debt ...
Posted: Jun 30 2018 @ 8:47 AM
Budgets Only Work For People Who Have Money To Budget   I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard someone tell me that budgets only work for people who have money to budget. Most often the moment I hear that I know I’m in for a long conversation about life and how it all went wrong and it’s the worlds fault that they can’t balance their wants and needs ...
Posted: Jun 28 2018 @ 8:07 AM
THIS SUMMER ENJOY EATING FRESH HEALTHY MEALS OUTDOORS   Something happens in the CBB kitchen between the months of May-September and that is we don’t often turn the stove or oven on unless we really need to. No one wants to be slaving over a hot cooker when the sun is shining which is why most of what we cook is outdoors on the grill. Once the deck is outfitted ...
Posted: Jun 26 2018 @ 9:31 AM
AFFORDABLE RENT AND AFFORDABLE MORTGAGES   I’m betting that everyone reading this today can tell me that they’ve heard about a certain area in the city they call home to stay away from because it’s sketchy. Most often you will find housing projects, low-income housing and government-funded or geared to income housing for people in need. There seems to be a stigma around housing projects such as low-income or no-income, ...
Posted: Jun 23 2018 @ 9:30 AM
GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF THE SAND FREELOADER THERE’S NO FREE RIDE   To The Parent(s) who won’t ask their adult child to pay rent when they move back home THIS post is for you. To The Adult child who moves back home with his/her parents and doesn’t think they need to pay rent, THIS POST IS REALLY FOR YOU. Wouldn’t it be nice…. Free Rent or No Mortgage Payments ...
Posted: Jun 21 2018 @ 8:50 AM
A FEW STEPS IS ALL IT TAKES TO MAKE VEGETABLES GO FROM BORING TO FABULOUS   One of the main reasons vegetables get blind-sided especially by children is not only because of taste but also the way vegetables are served. So, why not add colour, flavours and include new ways to plate and serve vegetables to your family. By taking these extra steps you not only combat food waste and ...
Posted: Jun 19 2018 @ 9:52 AM
LOW CARB, SUGAR-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE BRINGS TOGETHER THIS AMAZING KETO COOKIE If you’ve ever had chocolate covered blueberries before and loved them then this is the perfect cookie recipe for you. Blueberry Chocolate Chip Almond Cookies are thick, moist and perfect for dunking in your favourite drink. I am partial to a tall glass of cold milk with any cookies I eat. Every once in a while Mrs. CBB wants something ...
Posted: Jun 17 2018 @ 8:15 AM
BUDGETING FOR THE FIRST TIME DOESN’T HAVE TO BE AGGRESSIVE WITH A BASIC BUDGET. LET ME SHOW YOU HOW EASY IT IS TO GET THE NUMBERS YOU NEED TO START SAVING AND PAYING DOWN DEBT TODAY.   Yes, yes, yes a basic budget is important and I will say it until I’m blue in the face. Don’t believe me? I don’t care because what you do with your money is ...
Posted: Jun 14 2018 @ 8:34 AM


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