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Help your kids become independent when away from home

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Help your kids become independent when away from home

Heading off to post-secondary school for the first time can be stressful for parents and kids alike. Naturally kids are excited and nervous about starting out on their own. But parents also have to adjust to this new reality. Here are a few pointers from Laura Plant, senior director, youth and young adult segment at […]

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How to choose the right airfare type for your trip

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How to choose the right airfare type for your trip

With so many options for carriers and fare types, it can be hard making the right decision for your trip and budget. Should you opt for the free cancellation, just in case? Is preferred seating worth it for a more comfortable flight? Fortunately, decoding fare types and upgrades is easier when you know your priorities. […]

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Essential home cleaning tips for pet owners

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Essential home cleaning tips for pet owners

Even the biggest pet-lovers know furry friends can leave an endless mess around your home. Fortunately, an effective home cleaning routine can minimize the mess left behind on your floors, furniture and guests. Try these tips to keep your home happy, healthy and clean so both two- and four-legged family members can flourish. Stop dirt […]

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Five skills you need for the jobs of tomorrow

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Five skills you need for the jobs of tomorrow

Canada is undergoing a major shift from a jobs economy to a skills economy, and our young people could be at risk of being left behind. Fortunately, a new report looks into the way we’ll all need to change to keep up. “An assessment of 20,000 skills rankings across 300 occupations and 2.4 million expected […]

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Credit cards on campus

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Credit cards on campus

Heading off to college or university for the first time is exciting. And just like choosing classes, a student has important choices to make when it comes to their finances. As a parent, you may be helping your children with money matters, whether it’s with financial support or looking over their budget and loans to […]

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Entertaining trends: DIY Pasta Bar

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Entertaining trends: DIY Pasta Bar

Figuring out what to serve at a dinner party can be a challenge when you consider every guest’s preferences and dietary restrictions. Enter the DIY food bar trend. The setup allows guests to customize their meal to their needs, and as a host, it’s a fun and festive way to change things up. A pasta […]

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