Life events always happen, and when they do, there are often financial consequences that come with them. Attending a post-secondary institution costs money, getting married costs money, buying and running a home and having a baby costs money. Travelling, shopping, eating — it all costs money.
Knowing this, it is important to be aware of what money we have coming in to align with planned and unplanned life events. Part of the planning process involves identifying your priorities, tracking spending, setting a budget and managing debt with an eye to the future and retirement.
This section will help you navigate your finances as these life events unfold for you.