The second Tuesday of each month will feature a Top 10 list of some of the best online resources for information on topics such as, real-estate, moving, home repair, home decor, house-hunting, finance, budgeting and much more. Each list will cover blogger and website topics that are helpful to new or veteran homeowners, and those who are considering buying a property.
Millennials who live in urban centres, like Toronto, need to make cash and often rely on their “side hustle”, a gig they work in the hours they aren’t in their 9-5 life, to afford their lives. In the spirit of living thrifty, this month’s topic will be the Top 10 Blogs to help you build on that nest egg via saving, spend savvy, and promote your business or side business to help you make more money.
- Wisebread (Twitter: @wisebread)
Much like the site’s tag-line, living large on a small budget, this is a great resource for entrepreneurs, people in need of life hacks, and anyone who wants to save some money. Get info on the best reward cards and how to promote your own business here.
- Hubspot (Twitter: @HubSpot)
Articles and services on how to get your message across: this site is everything marketing, branding, and lead management. Here you’ll find great tips on getting people to read your e-newsletters, tweets and more.
- Pretty Frugal Living (Twitter: @frugalocity)
Like crafts, décor & hosting, and saving money? This is the site for you! Get craft, gift, shopping and travel tips that will help you save moola!
- LinkedIn Pulse
Go here to get a daily digest of news as it applies to your professional life. This will help keep you informed in what’s going on in your field, and help you network with the people who are talking about what you and your business care about.
- All Business (Twitter: @AllBusiness_com)
Boasting as the world’s largest online resource for online businesses get tips and tricks on using social to promote your corporate culture, survey your customers, network better, and negotiation tactics.
- Duct Tape Marketing (Twitter: @ducttape)
A small business community developed to help give members a business edge.
- Billcutterz (Twitter: @billcutterz)
This negotiation service to help people reduce their bill payments has some fantastic articles on saving money on everything from school supplies to Valentines and also gives some great money saving tips that will work a year long.
- Two Cents Life Hacker
This is a practical site with a plethora of insightful information you can use. From info on what products are going to be going up in price, how to avoid impulse purchases, credit score impacts, and hacks on making money in the sharing economy, this site has something for everyone.
- Smart Canucks (Twitter: @smartcanuck)
Find out about the Canadian products, coupons and sales in real time. You can search by brand and plan your spending accordingly by finding deals on what you need and when you need it!
- Fabulously Broke in the City (Twitter: @brokeinthecity)
The founder of Everyday Minimalist has a blog on how to live well and save less, all inspired by her own experiences clearing 60K worth of debt in just 18 months.
Happy reading, learning, promoting and saving!