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Written by Kerry K. Taylor, author of 397 Ways to Save Money - Spend Smarter & Live Well on Less, Squawkfox makes frugal living sexy, delicious, and fun.

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Amazon Top 100 and Free Book Excerpt!

My editor called yesterday and nearly gave me a heart attack. My book 397 Ways To Save Money cracked the Amazon.ca Top 100 Bestseller List placing at #93 overall. I was also the #3 top selling personal finance book in Canada. (thud) I’m still a little numb and slightly confused over making this list. […]

397 Ways To Save Money by Kerry K. Taylor

It’s here! My book has finally launched and landed! I’m so excited to be holding a copy of 397 Ways To Save Money in my hands. […]

DIY: 3 Attic Insulation Methods to Seal in Savings

It’s a dirty, dark, and dingy job, but it’s also the easiest and cheapest way to save mega money on your energy bills. Adding insulation to your attic and making the attic hatch airtight with weather stripping can reduce your year round energy use from 20 to 60 percent, saving you hundreds a year. […]

Interview on CBC Radio’s The Point

Be still my squawking heart. I’ll be doing an interview for The Point with Aamer Haleem on CBC Radio 1 on Tuesday, May 26 at 2pm your local time. CBC’s The Point is a provocative and entertaining series of conversations featuring guests who bring personal experience and opinions on a variety of topics. […]

Granola Recipe: Easy and Healthy Granola Bars or No Bake Cookies

I have a thing for granola. No, I’m not a trippy hippie. But I do love the healthy simplicity of a delicious granola bar while outside on a hike or as an afternoon snack at work. The problem with most granola bar brands though is they’re laden with fat and unpronounceable ingredients - especially those fatty Nature Valley Granola Bars. […]

41 Bloggers Share Their Best Money Advice

Over the last few months I’ve dearly missed sharing with you the best personal finance articles the blogosphere has to offer. Because I’ve been busy writing a book, I haven’t taken the opportunity to showcase the exceptional writings of my fellow money bloggers and give kudos where due. […]

Child Proof Your Electrical Outlets to Cut Energy Costs

Sticking a simple child proof plug into your electrical outlets could save you 5% on your energy bill this year. Who knew that doing something to protect your kids could also protect your bank account! I discovered this child proofing fact after hiring a certified energy adviser through the Canadian ecoACTION program to evaluate my home. […]

My name is not really Squawkfox

I’ve been called many names over the years. Some names have been given in fondness while others have been slung in spite. […]

Introducing The Money Tips Network!

I’m very excited to introduce you to the Money Tips Network - an amazing group that includes 13 of the most trusted personal finance blogs in the world. I am humbled and honored to be part of this talented group of bloggers and I can’t wait to share their sites with you. Many members of this network may be familiar to you while some may be new. […]

Squawkback: What Are Your Tips for Buying Used Cars?

It has been a while since I’ve posted a Squawkback reader question. I’d love to hear your tips, gotchas, and tricks when shopping for and buying used cars. Ever since my “better half’s” 2005 Subaru Impreza was in a crazy accident and declared a total write-off by the insurance company, we’ve been in the market to replace our wheels. The challenge is, I have no idea how to buy a used car. […]