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How To Pick The Right Bank Account

How to pick the right bank account

When was the last time that you’ve opened up a new bank account? Whether it’s your first time or if you’re ready for a change, choosing the right bank account is crucial. Having the right bank account can set you up for success in meeting your financial goals – and the wrong account can easily send you backwards. Whether you live in Hamilton or some other place, a proper bank …

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The Pandemic's Impact on Housing

Pandemic's Impact on Housing

Buying a home is an incredible financial milestone, no matter what kind of home you purchase. Whether it’s buying a condo, townhome, a detached home, or even signing the lease on a new apartment, we all need a place to hang our hat at the end of the day.

For first-time home buyers, that milestone is even more significant. And as if finding a home wasn’t stressful enough, the past …

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Post Covid-19 inflation - Is it real?

Post Covid-19 Inflation

From newscasters to radio personalities to journalists, financial experts everywhere are talking about rising inflation rates during the pandemic.

The current rate of inflation in Canada is at 3.4 percent, the highest it’s been in nearly ten years. Given drastically falling prices and the lack of demand for goods and services during the pandemic, the increase in inflation rates is hardly surprising.

But unless you’re an economist, you might …

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Can You Really Automate Your Savings

Can you really automate your savings?

If you feel like saving money each month is a struggle, you’re certainly not alone. It’s a problem across the board for many Canadians: nearly 40 percent say they don’t have enough savings to withstand a financial emergency.

Setting money aside is hard, especially when you’re counting down the days from one paycheque to the next. And when money is tight, putting money in a savings account is the last …

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Identifying Holes in Your Existing Budget

Holes in your budget

Whether you are a budgeting newbie or a savings pro, creating and maintaining a budget comes with its own set of challenges. One such challenge is a budget hole – but what does having a hole in your existing budget even mean?

Having a hole in your budget is really about a lack of transparency. It means that you have money that seems to be disappearing, and you aren’t quite …

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Your 90 Day Debt Reducing Plan

90 Day Debt Reducing Plan

Being in debt can be debilitating. Not only does it put a huge strain on your finances, but it also is a leading cause of stress. A July 2020 survey found that money was still the most commonly reported stressor for Canadian households – and in the midst of a pandemic, that’s saying something.

If you’re finding yourself worrying about money, stressing about whether you’ll ever be able to …

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Releasing Money Related Traumas

Releasing Money Related Traumas

Are you frequently feeling stressed about money? Does the worry about paying bills on time, saving enough money for the future, or being able to afford a big purchase seem overwhelming? Have your past experiences with money caused you to feel fearful or anxious about your financial future?

You’re not alone. A 2020 poll showed that 77 percent of Americans were feeling anxious about their financial situation – which is …

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Going Back To The Workplace After Covid-19

Going Back To The Workplace After Covid-19

Whether you’ve embraced remote work with open arms or a clenched fist, workplaces across the globe are slowly beginning to return to normal.


But what will going back to the workplace look like after Covid-19?

The pandemic has brought widespread changes to the way we work together, and many of those changes are here to stay.


Returning to in-person work can feel overwhelming after more than a year of adjusted …

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Most Popular Jobs During The Pandemic

Although the pandemic has literally taken out 98% of the jobs out there, a lot of new opportunities have also shown up. Especially after we started getting some control back.

Getting CERB payments definitely helps but having a solid job is truly something else.


Not to mention how it helps greatly in restoring your sense of financial normalcy. Especially during these interesting times.


Let's have a look at the …

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Financial Management for Canadians Stuck Abroad

With vaccines becoming widely available, local restrictions on social gatherings, public spaces, and dining out are slowly starting to lift. That’s great news for folks living in Canada, but what about Canadian citizens outside of the country?

International travel has become much more complicated. Airlines have cancelled flights across the board, and restrictions vary from one country to the next. If you were unlucky enough to be traveling, studying, or …

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