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Protecting Your Privacy In A Digital World

Protecting your privacy in a digital world

Privacy hasn’t always been a priority. From public bathhouses to one-bedroom family homes, the way we think about privacy has gone through some big changes. Today, we all value the ability to keep certain actions and information confidential, visible only to ourselves and those whom we specifically grant access to.

Lawmakers across the globe have even written specific rules for privacy management in constitutions and regulations for individuals, companies, and …

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How The Pandemic Has Changed Banking Forever

How The Pandemic Has Changed Banking Forever

We’ve all heard the phrase “New Normal” more times than we can count. It’s one of the most dreaded sayings of 2020, but we keep using it for good reason. The impacts of the pandemic are far-reaching, significant, and unavoidable.

Each of us have had to embrace a new semblance of normalcy: since the first few weeks of the pandemic, the way that we live, work, interact, and …

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Life After CERB - What Will You Do?

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The pandemic has taken a toll on us all: physically, emotionally, and financially. Small businesses, employees, and self-employed individuals are all under a huge amount of financial pressure to stay afloat through closures, restrictions, and general uneasiness about how the economy will recover.

Thankfully, if you were eligible for CERB (Canada Emergency Recovery Benefits), you were able to soften the blow with $2,000 for a four-week period. But what happens …

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How Canadians Can Invest For The Long Term

How Canadians Invest for the Long Term


When it comes to investing, 2021 has already been a year for the books. It's been quite "interesting" to say the least.

Not just for locals but for Canadians all across the globe.

With investing workshops popping up in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and more (Online for now due to the pandemic) , looks like a new way to diversify a person's income is on the horizon.

Even Canadian businesses are …

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Filing Taxes for Canadians During the Pandemic

Filing Taxes for Canadians during the Pandemic


It’s safe to say that 2020 was highly unusual – and the 2020 tax season is gearing up to be more of the same.

Filing taxes will almost certainly be complicated for a year that was marked by economic fluctuations, shifting regulations, business closings and reopening, and newly created government subsidies. Nearly everyone will have something new to claim on their taxes, and you’ll want to be as prepared as …

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Financial Help For Vancouverites in 2021

Financial Help for Vancouverites


It’s no surprise that 2020 and 2021 have both brought significant financial challenges for individuals, families, and businesses alike in Vancouver (Especially in the Lower Mainland area). In fact, British Columbia could be facing a deficit of $12.5 billion.

According to the latest Impact Pulse Survey of Vancouver businesses, 75 percent of respondents reported challenges in attracting revenue or customers. Approximately 30 percent reported not having enough cash to …

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Using the Art of Kakeibo to Save Money

The act of spending has become effortless. Debit cards, credit cards, online shopping, PayPal, Apple Pay, and money transfer apps like "Venmo" have made it easy to spend money in an instant.

Plus without having to physically hand over your cash or even open up your bank statement, it’s become quite easy to lose sight of how much you are actually spending.

However, spending wisely is intricately connected to saving …

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Canadian Businesses That Are Thriving During Covid-19

Canadian Businesses That Are Thriving During The Pandemic

There is no doubt that the pandemic has turned the Canada's economy upside down.

From the most established and top Inc 500 companies, to mom and pop stores Canada wide, everyone is struggling. In most cases, in a very negative way.

Every single business and individual has been effected by this Covid-19 “plague” and that is just the reality.

That said, there has been some tremendous amount of innovation …

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The Financial Plight of Canadian Cities During Covid-19

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As a member of the G7, Canada is definitely one of the most financially successful countries in the world.

After all, you don’t become one of the richest countries around by just spending money. You better have the best money managers in the world as well.


However, it seems like Covid-19 has changed all of that.


Canadian cities that were once considered financial powerhouses, are now struggling to procure or …

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Money Management During The Pandemic

Money Management During The Pandemic

Managing money is already hard enough for most people. So when Covid-19 hit, it made things ridiculously worse. Most of us do not learn any money management skills while growing up. Not in school and definitely not from our folks.


Did you know that 1 in 6 Canadians have more money going out (Expenses), then coming in (Income). This is according to the government of Canada’s 2019 survey. Isn’t …

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