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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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Helping youth become more financially independent: Global News Morning BC

  Well, right now back to school often means more financial responsibilities for youth and their families this is also the perfect time to start talking to your kids about…

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How to build an emergency fund

The No-Stress Guide to Creating an Emergency Fund Whether you’re dealing with job loss or fallout from a basement flood, having an emergency fund when things go awry can put…

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How to build a budget for university

You’ve got your university acceptance letter and it’s almost time to begin your post-secondary studies. But are you financially ready to start the school year? Before putting your nose to…

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How to talk about money with your spouse

6 Ways to Talk About Money With Your Spouse—And Achieve Financial Harmony If you don’t always see eye-to-eye with your spouse on financial matters, it doesn’t have to be a…

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Top financial wellness habits

Gaining financial wellness: 7 Healthy Habits Most of us know the importance of physical wellness, but financial health habits also play a vital role in living your best life. From…

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Is that bargain really a good deal? Global News Morning BC

  Stores often offer big discounts on products at the end of summer hoping consumers will shell-out money on these bargains. But splurging on sale price items isn’t always the…

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

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