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Investments 101: What you need to know

Investing can be really complicated. What is a stock versus a bond? An RRSP or a RRIF? What is a term deposit? But investing is serious business, and although we can’t…

Investing tips
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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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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…

Managing Your Money

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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Investing in your 50s and 60s.

Three words: retirement is coming. Your fifties are an important decade. You’re near enough to retirement to feel its hot breath on your neck.  You are potentially in your peak…

Investing in your 50s and 60s
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Home renos on a budget.

Summer is the perfect time for a home renovation project. That paisley wallpaper in the basement is practically begging to be ripped down, and the shag carpet in your living…

Home Renos on a Budget
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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…

Staycations 101

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