Family / Kids / Money
November is Financial Literacy Month, and Education Savings week is November 15-21st. A recent survey by Knowledge First Financial, Canada’s largest RESP company with not-for-profit ownership – conducted a new study on the effects of COVID-19 has had on parents planning and saving for their child’s post-secondary education. Nearly 60% of parents fear that COVID-19 will have a negative impact on preparing their child for...
Kids / Life / Lifestyle / Money / Staples
The above photograph features Kathy Buckworth opening her maternity & baby clothing store in Calgary, Sept 1993. Grandad, baby Alex and toddler Victoria helping out. The idea of starting a small business is daunting to many. Yet, every year, an estimated 100,000 small businesses open up shop in Canada. In 1993, I was one of those people. With a newborn in one arm and a...
Holidays / Life / Money
It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but the holidays can also make it the most expensive time of the year. Gifts, food, entertaining and special holiday outfits have many families worrying and wondering about how their budget will survive. As the mother of four children, I’ve had to navigate these financial waters many times, and have developed a financial strategy that...
CTV / Money
From CTV Kitchener’s Rosie Del Campo: Credit scores are handy ways to understand your financial standing, but what don’t we know about them?
Life / Money
Canadians generally don’t know what their credit score is. Particularly if you ask a young Canadian. Nearly 40% of Canadians aged 18-24 have never checked their credit score, and are mostly unaware as to what would make up a credit score, and what would harm or help it. TransUnion recently surveyed over 500 Canadians between 18-24, including 200 students, on their credit habits and revealed...
CTV / Money
Kathy shares key parenting tips to help older children with financial literacy.
CTV / Money
Kathy shares her tips on how to improve your credit score and avoid unpleasant surprises when it's time to make a major life purchase.
Money / PCFinancial.com
Kathy shares her tips to avoid financial headaches on Thanksgiving Day.
Family / Money / Television
Kathy shares her tips for saving money when heading back to campus.
Breakfast Television / Money / Television
Kathy shares tips for making the most of your back-to-school budget.