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How a loan can put you on top during RRSP season.

The RRSP contribution deadline is just around the corner. Come March 1, it’s a ‘snooze you lose’-type situation if you want your contribution to count for the year. Like many…

How a loan can put you on top during RRSP season
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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…

Holiday Entertaining on a Budget
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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…

Holiday shopping on a budget
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Five holiday gifts that’ll fit any budget.

One of the reasons I look forward to the holidays is that it gives me the opportunity to sit down and think about the people I love and what matters…

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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…

What rising interest rates mean for you
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Things to consider when buying a vehicle.

Purchasing a new vehicle is a big decision that you shouldn’t take lightly. In some ways it’s like introducing a new member into your family because it plays such a…

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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…

Teaching Money to Kids
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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…

How to teach your tween about money
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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…

10 common money mistakes students make (and how to avoid them)

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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…

Holiday shopping on a budget