Nowadays, staying at home with the kids does not have to mean putting work on hold. There are plenty of ways for parents to bring in some cash working from home. Whether you are a digital wizard, know your way around the kitchen or are handy with a sewing machine, put your skills and education to good use while you mind the little ones.
There are some great perks to being a tenant. Your monthly rent relieves you of many of the responsibilities of homeownership, but there are some repairs and chores that fall to the tenant as well.
Summer is almost here, and across Canada everyone is getting ready to go on vacation, hit the beach, or get out on the water. But as a homeowner, you should make sure that your most valuable investment is taken care of as well. The warm weather is great, but it brings a few risks with it that you can get ahead of with a little planning.
In June 2013, Calgary experienced the worst flood in Alberta’s history. The total cost was over $5 billion dollars in property damage, giving it the dubious distinction of being the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history.
When it comes to managing your fire risk, one of the best tools is the most obvious one: the fire extinguisher. At best, it can put out a fire completely, preventing a dangerous and costly event altogether. But even if it only starts the job while firefighters finish it, it can save time when it is most critical.
Winters here in the Great White North can be challenging enough -- you don’t need the added stress of an astronomical heating bill shoveled on top of everything else.
Most people understand that deductibles refer to the amount you’d pay out of pocket in the event of a claim, but there’s more to them than just that.
While hotels may have been the accommodation of choice in the past, the home sharing community is becoming an increasingly popular option with travellers and those looking for interim rental options.