My Recommendations

A few of my favourite things…

I’ve personally used these products, tools, and services and I recommend them because I genuinely believe that they will bring you value.

Links marked with * are affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you make a purchase. For more about how and why this site is monetized, please see my Monetization Manifesto.

Personal finance

  • Borrowell*: Check your Equifax credit score and credit report for free.
  • EQ Bank Savings Plus Account*: A high interest savings account that offers 1.50%[note]Interest is calculated daily on the total closing balance and paid monthly. Rates are per annum and subject to change without notice.[/note] everyday interest with the flexibility of a chequing account!)
  • Hubert US Savings Account: Earn 0.75% interest on your USD savings.
  • Mogo*: Check your Equifax credit score for free.
  • Passiv*: The best tool to automate and/or simplify your portfolio rebalancing.
  • YNAB: My favourite way to track our money.

Investing

Credit Cards

Utilities and bills

  • Backblaze*: Unlimited cloud-based backup for a very low annual price. (We each get a free month when you sign up using my link.)
  • Fongo Home Phone*: VoIP service for only $4.95/month! (Enter my email: chrissy@eatsleepbreathefi.com to give me one month of free service. 🙏)
  • Lightspeed Internet*: Faster internet for was less (receive a $10 bonus when you enter my customer number ‘18059’ as the referrer!)
  • Public Mobile*: My favourite cellular carrier (receive a $10 bonus using my code: YR0Z30!)
  • Square One Insurance*: I cut my home insurance costs in HALF by switching to Square One (receive a $25 bonus by using my link!)

Estate planning

Blogging/podcasting

  • Bluehost*: My previous web host, which I still highly recommend.
  • Fintel Connect: The best affiliate network for Canadians.
  • Fiverr*: For affordable help with your blog.
  • Monumetric*: My current ad network—you’ll love their amazing support!
  • Porkbun: An excellent and affordable domain name registrar.
  • Solo Pine*: Gorgeous blog themes and amazing customer support (Eat Sleep Breathe FI is based on their Redwood theme)
  • Squadcast*: Our current podcast recording platform—the audio quality is fantastic!
  • Web Hosting Canada*: My current web host—great service and amazing rates.
  • WP Rocket*: My favourite caching plugin to speed up page loading (email me to receive a referral link for 10% off)!

Travel

  • Airbnb*: Our favourite travel accommodations)
  • Flight Network: I can book worry-free with their Price Drop Protection.
  • Kayak: I find the best flight deals through their app.

Other

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