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All about HELOCs and home renovations

Help fund your next renovation with a low-cost HELOC and refresh your home’s look Dreaming about that kitchen island? Dying to blow out your attic and create a master bedroom?…

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Making it through uncertain times: 4 financial lessons from 2020

The coronavirus crisis has imposed unprecedented challenges on businesses and individuals around the world. But at the same time, it’s provided learning opportunities as well. A crisis situation can reveal…

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Hidden costs of the holiday season | Global Morning News

With the holiday season fast approaching, spending is increasing for many people. To discuss some ways to navigate the financial pressure of this time of year, here is Tyler Saito…

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7 ways to stay out of debt this holiday season

How to stay out of debt this holiday season The holidays are at the same time every year, but they still have a way of creeping up on your wallet.…

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Financial Literacy: Knowing the difference between APR and APY interest rates

Financial Literacy Series: Knowing the difference between APR and APY When it comes to calculating interest rates, there are two methods: Annual Percentage Rate (APR) and Annual Percentage Yield (APY).…

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Financial Literacy: How credit cards can help or hinder your savings or other financial goals

Financial Literacy Series: Your credit cards can work for—or against—your financial goals. Learn how to manage them successfully. Credit cards seem to hold a lot of power—from providing safety and…

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Financial Literacy: How interest rates work

Financial Literacy Series: What interest rates are and how they affect your life While watching the news, you’ve likely noticed that interest rates are falling. For some people, this just…

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Financial Literacy: So, what exactly is financial literacy anyway?

Financial Literacy Series: What is financial literacy, and why is it so important? You probably spend money almost every day. But that doesn’t mean you’re necessarily an expert on it.…

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Life after CERB: What happens when benefits end?

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has been a lifesaver for many cash-strapped Canadians since COVID-19 forced widespread layoffs and business closures, providing $2,000 per month to more than 8.5…

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RRSP vs TFSA. Which is better for you?

The great debate: TFSA vs RRSP With the RRSP contribution deadline just around the corner, it’s important to know about all your savings options. Today we break down which savings…

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What to do with your tax refund

A refund is basically free money, right? Once you receive your tax return, your knee-jerk reaction may be to spend it on a new spring wardrobe or hop on a…

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8 common student money mistakes (and how to avoid them)

The start of the school year is an exciting time. It means giddy reunions with your friends, welcome back parties, cracking open… brand new notebooks, lugging textbooks across campus, nuking…

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