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The results of the latest National Household Survey have recently been released by Statistics Canada. It looks like Canadians have had a strong recovery from the recession and have seen a significant increase in income. Continue Reading »
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Well, here’s an eye-opening find: the majority of retired Canadians are carrying debt. Continue Reading »
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Did you and your spouse have “the talk” before getting married? You know the one I mean – the one about personal finances? Continue Reading »
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I came across an interesting article recently on CBC Canada. It was raising awareness about a widespread internet based scam. As online dating sites have grown in recent years, so have the scammers who use them to find new victims. Fraudsters, posing as a singles, are signing up... Continue Reading »
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Do you consider yourself financially literate? Have you even been formally taught about personal finances? Continue Reading »
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Recently, cell phone rules have changed. The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission or CRTC has imposed a new code of conduct for wireless companies. What exactly do these changes mean for us as consumers? What should we look for when choosing a new cell... Continue Reading »
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Reducing emissions is often a win-win situation. When it comes to your home, decreasing emissions is good for the environment while saving you money on energy costs. Continue Reading »
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Now that the kids are on summer vacation, you may be looking for a few new ideas to keep them busy. Why not take a frugal family vacation together? Here are a few ideas to keep it fun and affordable. Continue Reading »
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Have you ever wondered what jobs are the best paying in Canada? If you’re considering a career change or haven’t yet picked your field of study, you may be interested to see which career choices pay well and have job openings. Based on factors such as median salary, job growth... Continue Reading »
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Father’s Day is here – time to spoil dad with a new tie! Fancy gifts aside, it’s important to show dad how much you appreciate him. By focusing on creating new family traditions instead of spending money, you can create a memorable holiday that is fun and inexpensive. If you’re... Continue Reading »