Family

Budgeting for an entire family can be tough, but we're here to help! Check this page for money-saving tips specifically for Canadian families.

Teens Get a FREE GoodLife Membership This Summer

If you want to keep your older kids off the couch this summer, I have good news: the GoodLife Teen Fitness Program is back! For the last few years, Goodlife Fitness has offered free gym memberships for teenagers across Canada, and registration for this year's passes is still open. It's absolutely free to sign up,…

Kids Bowl Free Canada: 2018 Guide to Free Bowling

Need rainy day activities for the kids to get you through the summer? Kids Bowl Free is a program designed to help introduce kids to bowling by letting them play up to two free games all summer long! It's absolutely free to sign up and so popular that we put together a guide to answer…

The Complete Guide to Butter: How to Manage Your Subscriptions & Save Money

Between Netflix accounts, Amazon Prime, Costco memberships, magazine subscriptions and gym passes, it can be pretty tough to keep track of all your subscriptions – and that's where Butter comes in. Butter is a service that helps you manage all your paid subscriptions and memberships in one place and save money in the process. They…

Best Waterpark Deals in Canada (Updated May 2018)

Thinking about a family vacation soon? If you're looking at an indoor waterpark (or an outdoor one) we've got you covered! We put together a list of all the latest waterpark deals in Canada, so you can save whether you're planning a trip to Great Wolf Lodge, an adventure at the West Edmonton Mall's World…

Every Restaurant Where Kids Eat Free in Canada

Parents love to hear the words, "Kids Eat Free," because eating out can often be a trial in patience and budgeting. First you have to successfully round up the kids to leave the house, then comes the cheque which can make you contemplate taking out a second mortgage. Ok, maybe that's a tad dramatic, but…

The Best Ways to Save on Movie Passes in Canada

I'm not exaggerating when I say the Cineplex Great Escape Movie Package and the Cineplex Child Adventure Movie Package were some of the greatest deals to ever hit Costco Canada. After all, where else could you get a movie ticket AND all the snacks you could want for less than $11?! Unfortunately, these Cineplex movie…

Cutting the Cord - Complete Guide for Canadians 2018

Wondering how to cut the cord? We have put together a comprehensive guide on how you can cut the cord, but still enjoy your favourite movies and shows. This guide is specifically for Canadians, and we have gone through all of the streaming devices and services available to Canadians to make sure you can cut…

16 Kirkland Signature Products You Should Be Buying

Shopping at Costco is an excellent way to shop smart and save money on products that you need to buy for your family and home. Most loyal Costco members have their regular go-to name-brand products, but Costco has also developed a line of own-brand products called Kirkland Signature that has its own cult following. Many…

Is the Toronto CityPASS Worth It? Our Verdict

If you're planning a trip to Toronto or live there and want to plan a few family activities, you might be wondering about the Toronto CityPASS. We were, too, so we decided to break it down and let you know if it's really worth it. A little while back, we talked about the Toronto CityPASS,…

Best Cell Phones for Kids By Age in Canada (Updated August 2018)

Looking for the newest and best cell phones for kids in Canada for 2018? We've got you covered! Some cell phones are better suited for kids than others, and to save you time researching, we've compiled this guide to help you choose the right phones. You can find phones for as low as $55, which…

You Need to Know These Costco Secret Shopping Tips

Do you make that weekly or monthly pilgrimage to Costco Canada, to save money on groceries, clothing, prescriptions, homeware and automotive? Then, you need to be aware of Costco's secret shopping tips, that will SAVE you extra money on your next visit. I personally did not know any of these tips, so if I can…

What Are Your Rewards Points Really Worth?

Loyalty programs are one of the easiest ways to save money, whether you shop in-person or online. But with so many rewards programs out there, it can be tough to keep them all straight! If you're wondering how many points you need to reach your next reward (or which programs you should be signed up…

Best Family Cell Phone Plans in Canada

Bundling mobile plans together can help you save on your phone bills – as long as you pick a plan that works for you. Here are the best family cell phone plans in Canada, so you can find an option that lets you talk more, use more data or get bonus gifts and benefits, whether…