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Keeping it frugal and fresh at the farmers’ market: tips for saving money on food

POSTED BY Lesley Scorgie

I’m a farmers’ market fanatic; especially in the summertime when the fruits are sweet and fresh and during the fall harvest when vegetables are in their prime. MORE

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Could you be your own real estate agent? Ask yourself these questions first

POSTED BY Caroline Cakebread

In some of Canada’s hottest real estate markets, it seems like houses sell themselves – and with bidding wars driving prices up, up, up, you might wonder whether or not you need to bother hiring a real estate agent in the first place. MORE

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Five more ways to score cheaper plane tickets

POSTED BY Emily Ngai

In my last blog post, I shared with you my six-step method I use to score cheaper plane tickets . In this post, I’m sharing five additional tricks and tips you can use to get an even bigger discount on the occasional expense of airfare. MORE

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How to score cheaper plane tickets in 6 steps

POSTED BY Emily Ngai

Purchasing plane tickets is one of the most expensive, time-consuming parts of planning a trip. Although paying a travel agent can save time, sometimes doing the extra legwork yourself can save you a lot of money. MORE

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Four Things to Avoid When Hiring a Real Estate Agent

POSTED BY Caroline Cakebread

I made the decision to hire my first real estate agent in five minutes: less time than it took me to pick out a nail polish shade at my last pedicure. I didn’t interview anyone else, I didn’t question the five per cent commission she charged and I didn’t ask for any references. Turns out, like so many people out there, I made a lot of mistakes. If you’re looking for an agent to buy or sell your house, here are five mistakes to avoid. MORE

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