Increasing taxes on certain products, cutting back on big projects and going after people who refuse to pay hefty fines are among the suggestions for ways the province can save money. CBC Newfoundland and Labrador put a call out for ideas on how to turn around the government's finances, and you delivered. We received dozens of replies.
DAVID CAMERON HAS SNUBBED MARTIN LEWIS, THE MONEY SAVING EXPERT, AND HIS LETTER ABOUT STUDENT LOANS
We've got an update on the situation with student loans for you. Two weeks ago, we told you that Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, had written to the Prime Minister to express his outrage and disappointment that the government had decided to freeze the repayment threshold for student loans. Today, we can tell you that Martin has released a statement expressing his disappointment that the Prime Minister has not replied to him directly.
MONEY SAVING MOM WITH 4 MONEY SAVING APPS!
Our Money Saving Mom, Sharon Schneider from Mt. Prospect, has four great apps to help you save some major dough!
Get ready to get your budget on track, plan meals, get your workout on and create your own personal shopping list with great deals to boot!
5 Indoor Money-Saving Projects for Cold Winter Weekends
The weather outside might be frightful, but that doesn’t mean it’s a great idea to binge watch every single Netflix series until the weather gets better (although an occasional lazy afternoon never hurt anyone). Instead, take advantage of those cold winter weekends and snow days to take on some indoor projects you might have been putting off.
Here are five such projects, each of which can save you a little bit (or a lot) of money.
Money Saving Tips: Top 10 Ways to Save for Travel
Seven months ago, I quit my day job in order to follow my daydream. I've been traveling the world for over seven months and the question I get asked the most is, "how do you have the money to do this?" Prior to leaving for my trip, I cut ever corner possible. I made big financial decisions such as selling my car and renting out my house, but it was the small changes that made the biggest difference.
Saving for travel isn't easy, but it is always worth it. When it comes to long term travel, you quickly learn that every dollar makes a difference. Instead of thinking about all of the "things" you want, think about all the places you could go.