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Mortgage myth busters to boost your financial IQ

Congratulations. You’re finally able to afford that mortgage for the house of your dreams, and you’re ready to start your search for the perfect home and the right mortgage to…

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Put money back in your pocket by refinancing your auto loan

Being locked into a less-than-ideal loan or lease is the modern-day equivalent of dragging around a ball and chain. Refinancing the loan on your existing vehicle could help you keep…

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How to spring clean your finances.

Whether the weather agrees with it or not, spring has sprung. In between rain showers, be sure to crack open those windows, let the fresh air in, and brush any…

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Tips for making your last minute RRSP contribution

Now that we’re nearing the tail-end of RRSP season, you may find yourself wishing you had an extra couple of weeks to think about making your RRSP contribution. RRSPs are…

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Budget-friendly Valentine’s Day date ideas

As nice as it is to have a fancy date night on Valentine’s Day, there are more affordable ways to show your partner how much you care. In previous years,…

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Paying off holiday debt

It’s that time of the year again. Presents, packages and holiday cards in your mailbox are replaced with credit card statements. This is the time when you realize that maybe…

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Setting financial goals for the New Year

Calling all New Year’s Resolution-ers: it’s time for change. The first month of the year is usually when we dust off the holiday cookie crumbs, take off our stretchy eating…

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Your RRSP Questions, Answered

The things you need to think about when it comes to your RRSP will differ based on your life stage and investment history. You’ll have different questions if you’re nearing…

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Things to know before you jet off for a winter vacation

When winter rolls around and the rain starts pouring, a cozy fireplace is no match for the hot hot heat of a tropical vacation. And if you’re someone who enjoys…

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How to set a budget you’ll actually use.

Budgets. A word many people dread because of its association with restrictions, hassle, and headaches. But unlike your favourite hairdo from the early 90s, budgets are still in style –…

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How to turn your hobby into a small business

Do you have a hobby outside of your regular 9-to-5 that you’re passionate about? Have you considered turning that hobby into a small business? Before you quit your day job…

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Holiday shopping on a budget.

The arrival of December usually means one thing: the holidays are upon us. You may have already opened up a few doors on your advent calendar. An influx of festive…

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