The BrighterLife.ca weekly roundup of recommended reads about money, health, family, working life and retirement:
In a list of ways to save money and energy, Yahoo! Finance explains why you might need a new fridge but not a new dryer, and separates the hybrids from the hype.
8 ways to stop wasting money (and energy)
|Peanut butter and jam reinvented
This could be our favourite hot-weather treat of all time: Angela Liddon on Oh She Glows whips up a frozen, vegan twist on the classic PB & J – yum!
Peanut butter, jam, & banana soft serve popsicles + blog news
|Forecast: long weekend fun
For those of us outside Quebec and Newfoundland, the August long weekend is fast approaching. Cottage Life presents some ideas for making it the best Civic Holiday/Simcoe Day/Natal Day/British Columbia Day/New Brunswick Day ever.
Long weekend guide
|Let’s (not) do lunch
A new survey shows most working Canadians buy lunch at least once a week, spending close to $9 per meal, says the Globe and Mail. If you brown-bag it instead, you can save hundreds of dollars a year.
Buying your lunch? That’s one expensive habit
|Stay young at heart: Start your own business
With variety, flexibility, relationship-building and opportunities for continuous learning, BoomerBizBuilder says going into your own business ticks all the boxes for staying young.
Boomers: Stay young. Start a business
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