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March 2018


Learn how to make smarter choices with your money.

The Best Budgeting Tips for Paying Debt Off Quickly

Have you hit a brick wall trying to find the best way to pay off your debt quickly? Rather than getting more and more frustrated about not making much progress, take some bold steps that will get you moving towards your goal again. Here are a bunch of tips and strategies to keep in mind to help you achieve your goals as fast as possible.


Getting Out of the Rental Market, Fast Ways to Save for a Down Payment

Are you desperate to get into the housing market? Maybe you have FOMO (fear of missing out), are tired of landlords evicting you because they want to sell, or just can’t find a place to rent during this time of rental shortages in popular urban cities.

Whatever your reasons, coming up with money for a down payment on a home of their own has become a top priority for many Canadians.

If home ownership is your goal, here are steps to take to make it a reality as quickly as possible.


5 Credit Myths Debunked and Explained

If you’re like most consumers, the credit reporting system is one of the biggest mysteries when it comes to personal finance topics. And along with big mysteries some points of fact and fiction. Consumers just like you are at a disadvantage – you don’t have enough information to be able to figure out if what you’re hearing is true or not. If you’re wondering about your own credit situation, here are 5 of the most common credit myths, debunked and what to do instead.



The Top 5 Most Important Things Young Adults Can Do for Their Finances

Are you a young adult transitioning to working and living on your own? Becoming self sufficient and responsible for your own affairs is a big change and learning how to manage your finances successfully makes it that much easier. From understanding insurance policies, establishing a realistic budget, and investing in yourself and your future, here are 5 of the most important things you should do…



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Budget Breakers

 April 13, 2018

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Retiring Without Debt

 March 27, 2018

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Living Well on a Retirement Income

 April 23, 2018


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 April 7, 2018

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Food and Finance

 April 5, 2018

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Couples and Money

 April 9, 2018


Irregular Income

 April 25, 2018


Vacations on a Budget

 April 18, 2018


Christmas Without Credit

 April 19, 2018


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 April 21, 2018


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Smart Money Tip


Need some motivation to save more and spend less? Take a look at this chart. It compares your income to your spending and shows how many years you'll have to work to achieve financial independence. We think it's very thought provoking.




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