With just weeks to go until summer vacation, holiday planning was top of mind for parents during the month of May. The most-viewed content includes a handy infographic that provides everything you need to know before heading south on a U.S. road trip. Also popular was a video offering tips on travelling with kids that can help ensure a smooth journey along the way, and advice on how to choose a summer camp for those whose kids are ready to set off on their own adventures.
Retirement planning also continued to be an important focus for many, with top reads including advice on how to review your finances, how to choose an executor and how to decide if downsizing in retirement is right for you. Hint: As Dave Dineen, of Dave’s retirement journey shares, downsizing is not for everyone.
Brighter Life top 10 for May
- Get ready for a U.S. road trip
- Bright ideas for travelling with kids (Video)
- How to choose a summer camp for your kids
- Seven reasons to love living in Canada
- When did you last review your finances?
- How to choose an executor
- My best travel tip
- More than pretty pictures: How to use Pinterest
- Travel vaccinations: What to know before you go
- Why downsizing in retirement doesn’t always work
Editor’s pick — Comment of the month
This month’s most inspirational comment was in response to Seven reasons to love living in Canada, Kevin Press’s Today’s economy blog about a recent study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that found “Canada performs exceptionally well in measures of well-being.”
Thanks Canadianbudgetbinder for reminding us of what a great country we live in — and for inspiring us to get out and appreciate everything it has to offer!
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