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Budget-friendly holiday entertaining

Who loves a good holiday party? But being a host(ess) with the most(est) is no small feat. Whether it’s a small gathering with close friends or an all-out extravaganza with…

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What rising interest rates mean for you

In the wake of three interest rate hikes this year by the Bank of Canada, many Canadians have been hit with the reality that rates can, indeed, rise. This was…

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Money management for kids

You teach them manners, how to tie their shoes, and how to ride a bike. But can you really teach your kids the value of money? Short answer? Yes. And…

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How to teach your tween about money

That moment when they realize money doesn’t grow on trees Your tween may not know much about money at this point in their lives, and that’s OK. Being young and…

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8 money tips for university

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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Auto loans 101

So you’re in the market for a new vehicle. Maybe the car you bought when you were sixteen is on its last legs, or the kids are all grown up…

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10 money-saving tips for back to school

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! …ok, maybe second. The jolly man in the red suit may not be making his appearance for another three months, but it’s…

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Staycations 101

Ahh, summer. The time of year when the weather is consistently warm and sunny enough for sandals and shorts – for the most part, at least – and the kids…

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Pay off your student loan like a pro

Loan. The other four-letter L-word. With the average student debt creeping past the $25,000 mark in 2015, and 40 percent of that coming from government student loans, you may not…

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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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