A Money Coach in Canada

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One of my favourite financial sites is wisebread. It’s a terrific blend of savvy tips, fun, and outrageous … all about money.

This week they’re hosting a contest ($25 amazon gift certificate) for the wicked-est story about an attempt at frugalitygarage sale that went sideways. Way sideways. If you have your own story, head on over and jump into the foray. Your competition includes …

  • a college student who took advantage of the all-you-can-eat curry nights, only to discover a main ingredient was ….
  • a mom’s attempt at being frugal on her son’s birthday goody bags resulted in …
  • a pre-1st-date visit to the hair-salon-school resulted in …
  • an inexpensive sofa that infested the house with…
  • the dad who got his kids to dig the swimming pool hole on their summer vacation ended up …

If you need a laugh, and permission to not cheap-out this particular weekend, you know where to go.

About the Author


Imagine if Canadians were known for being all over their money. Engaged. Proactive. Getting out of debt. Savvy. Saving. Generous. Nancy wants to help. Nancy started her own journey with money over 15 years ago, and formed her company “Your Money by Design” in 2004 to help others along the same path. It’s not the usual financial advising/investment stuff. It’s about taking control of day-to-day finances –managing monthly cashflow effectively, spending appropriately, getting out of debt, saving. If you're ready to take control over your finances, pop by her business site, YourMoneybyDesign.com

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