Managing Your Money

Your new home: Demystifying the down payment

If you’ve got “real estate fever,” it’s most likely not by accident: Pent-up demand and lower household spending as a result of the lockdown have caused the Canadian housing market…

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Want to diversify into real estate? Here are the facts

There’s no denying that homeownership may feel out of reach for some Canadians. The average house price in Canada was $531,000 in 2020. And if you live in the greater. Vancouver…

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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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Owner know-how: Should I invest through my corporation or on my own?

Many business owners who are passionate about what they do often have trouble separating themselves from their company. But as tax time approaches, some Canadian small business owners and professionals…

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5 ways to train your brain to save in 2021

We get it: “Saving for a rainy day” is the right thing to do—the kind of sage advice Dad might offer. But for most of us, it feels far more…

Managing Your Money

7 ways to stay out of debt this holiday season

How to stay out of debt this holiday season The holidays are at the same time every year, but they still have a way of creeping up on your wallet.…

Managing Your Money

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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6 ways to improve cash flow

Getting through the COVID-19 crisis in good shape means taking full control of your income and expenses.  It also means making any changes necessary to keep your business afloat now…

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5 financial wellness habits for small business

A small business doesn’t always have the resources to employ a full-time expert to handle finances. And when a busy owner is faced with the day-to-day difficulties of running a…

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