Author: Rae-Lynn Peariso

YOU Should be the Boss of YOUR Money!

Sometimes we think “it’s not worth the time” or “it’s only a few dollars” when it comes to changing behaviours around saving money. But with a little effort here and there, we can accumulate huge savings that could be better spent paying off debt, investing, or adding to our emergency fund. Here are a few examples of small changes we can make that add up… Read more

Money and Marriage

We’ve all heard that finances are a major source of stress for couples, in fact, there are many articles and research that says finances are reported to be one of the top 10 reasons people get divorced. But is there really such a thing as financial infidelity? According to entrepreneur and business man Kevin O’Leary, “The biggest problem in marriage … is if one partner… Read more

Youth Fair Gains

Are you between the ages of 16 – 24 and need help paying for post-secondary education? Want to learn more about managing your money? Can you commit 4 hours a month? Are you able to save $50 per month? Youth Fair Gains (YFG) is currently accepting applications for our next matched savings program which starts in January. This a 9-month commitment where participants savings are… Read more

Unlimited Summer Fun!

The city of Calgary is offering the Youth Passport—your ticket to unlimited swimming, skating and gym activities for youth ages 7–17. Get active all summer long at one of Calgary’s Aquatic, Recreation & Leisure Centres such as Village Square, Inglewood, Southland, Beltline and many more. Check out for a full list of participating city of Calgary Recreation centres AND find out how you can… Read more