Managing Your Money

Making the right moves in Canada’s record-breaking real estate market.

The dream of homeownership is alive in Canada, with more Canadians than ever before eager to put a down payment on a new place of their own, despite skyrocketing housing…

The Art of the Side Hustle

How to promote your side hustle like a full-fledged business

Side hustles are here to stay. According to Statistics Canada, the number of Canadian gig workers jumped by 70 percent between 2005 and 2016—that’s an increase of 1 million to 1.7 million…

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Investing during times of market instability

The state of the Canadian economy may be uncertain, especially with COVID-19 causing such chaotic fluctuations, but that doesn’t mean you have to ditch your investing goals. “It makes sense…

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Strong foundational roots: family business advice from mother-daughter duo

Umeeda Switlo, marine biologist and co-owner of Naledo was in Belize working when she stumbled upon a diasporic community that migrated from India. This community had been growing turmeric since…

The Art of the Side Hustle

Getting in on the sharing economy

To say the pandemic has put all aspects of the Canadian economy to the test is probably an understatement. But one area of business that has experienced more of an…

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Giving up control to accept success: advice from Cold Comfort Ice Cream

As their tagline promises, Cold Comfort Ice Cream has been “Doing whatever the hell we feel like since 2010”. Sticking to her outside-the-carton thinking has served Owner and Founder Autumn…

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It’s not business, it’s family: advice from Pajo’s Fish & Chips

The brainchild of Patricia (Pat) Branch, Pajo’s Fish & Chips first set sail in 1985 and has been owned and operated by her family since. But the definition of family-owned…

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Partnership and perseverance: advice from Studiothink

“We don’t do mediocre.” said Creative Director and Founder of Studiothink Sherry Jacobi, “And not just in work. It goes beyond that.” Headquartered in Cloverdale, Jacobi and her business partner…

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How to automate saving

Don’t sweat it. It’s not as complicated as it sounds. You won’t have to code some sort of algorithm to control your online banking. In fact, it takes less than…

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