April To-Do

April Fool’s Day – the debate continues: pranks until noon or until midnight?

  • Easter is April 4th – enjoy an Easter egg hunt and all that chocolate!
  • Make sure you are (or your employer is) paying for MSP. And be thankful if you have group health coverage, some people will marry for insurance!
  • More spring cleaning! Check out the “Your Money” site, there are loads of great Canadian resources and tips such as how to stretch your grocery dollar and how to sell your stuff on consignment.
  • Taxes are due (if you owe) by April 30th, so get filing! If you know you are getting a refund, there’s no rush to file (but why let CRA hold onto your dollars?).

The list is short but the links are extensive, take some time this month to track your spending and ensure you’ve got a financial plan for the summer trips (like Vegas…)