Articles By Kira Vermond:

Budgeting

Move or improve?

Before embarking on an expensive move, consider renovating instead

Move or improve?

December 2015

How to ask for a raise

For starters, never ask during an annual review

How to ask for a raise
make your kid a money genius

Financial Planning

Skip giving your child an allowance for chores

Money shouldn’t be doled out for rewards or punishment

Skip giving your child an allowance for chores
bargain

Financial Planning

How to haggle like a pro

Shoppers follow these tips to walk away with more

How to haggle like a pro

April 2015

What to do if you’ve (just) been fired

Six steps to put money in your pocket and...

What to do if you’ve (just) been fired

Debt

5 things your mortgage broker isn’t telling you

Most brokers only negotiate with a few lenders on...

5 things your mortgage broker isn’t telling you

Debt

Time to lock in your mortgage?

Rising rates have homeowners rethinking variable rates.

Time to lock in your mortgage?

Save

Why you don’t need to save every spare penny

A financial expert gives us permission to splurge on...

Why you don’t need to save every spare penny