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5 quick tips to make the most of a TFSA

A tax-free savings account (TFSA) is like a bottle of red wine – it gets better with age. Compound interest and yearly contribution allowances enhance its benefits with time. Not…

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All about term deposits

What exactly is a term deposit, and how does it work? We’ve put together a guide to understanding all things term deposit – that includes how they play into your…

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5 Quick Tips for RRSP Season

For most people, a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is that thing you’re putting money into to save for retirement. And you’re right, it is. But beyond that, many people’s…

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Creative ways to save money this holiday season

The best way to avoid spending any money in December is by turning down every invite, staying at home, and shutting the blinds. We say bah humbug to that. But…

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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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How much money do you need to retire?

Short answer: it depends. Long answer: a lot of times it’s the amount of money we’ve saved and our lifestyle goals that truly determine when we can retire. The average…

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How porting your mortgage can save you money

Are you in your forever home? Do you plan to move sometime soon? Regardless of which life stage you’re in, as a homeowner, the option to port or move your…

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Understanding your financial risk tolerance

All investments have some degree of risk involved. Finding where you fit on that scale is critical to your financial success. Too much financial risk can cause panic or sleepless…

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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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