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Protecting Yourself From Covid-19 Related Scams

Protecting Yourself From Covid-19 Related Scams

Scammers are alive and well throughout Canada, even during a pandemic. In fact, there’s a lot of reason to believe that the pandemic made it easier than ever for scammers to do what they do best!

People all across Canada have been struggling to make ends meet during record-high inflation, dealing with job insecurity (or even total job loss), and interacting with new regulations, healthcare procedures, and financial applications. …

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Preparing for Canada's 18 Year High Inflation

BC's Minimum Wage Increase

As of June 1, 2021, the minimum wage in BC jumped from $14.60 per hour to $15.20 per hour. That means that minimum wage workers in British Columbia get the benefit of the second-highest minimum wage in all of Canada! (If you work in Nunavut, you’re getting the highest minimum wage at $16 per hour – and yep, we’re all jealous.)

There’s no doubt that this is a big …

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Is BC's Minimum Wage Increase Useful

BC's Minimum Wage Increase

As of June 1, 2021, the minimum wage in BC jumped from $14.60 per hour to $15.20 per hour. That means that minimum wage workers in British Columbia get the benefit of the second-highest minimum wage in all of Canada! (If you work in Nunavut, you’re getting the highest minimum wage at $16 per hour – and yep, we’re all jealous.)

There’s no doubt that this is a big …

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Can you save money by purchasing groceries online?

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The pandemic brought a ton of new habits into our day-to-day lives. Whether it’s having hand sanitizer at the ready, adding a contactless door opener to your keychain, or mapping out six feet of distance at all times, each one of us has an updated set of daily steps and social norms.

If you’ve spent more than a week or two in quarantine or if you’d simply prefer to avoid …

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Tax Free Home Savings Account

Tax Free Home Savings Account

Ask any homeowner about their first experience buying a home, and most of them are bound to sum it up in one word: “Stressful,” or “Complicated.” A bigger majority might even add another dreaded word: “Expensive.”

All those descriptors are true, especially in a housing market that has seen intense swings due to the pandemic. Across Canada, home prices are rising to unprecedented levels. The average price of a home …

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Gen Z and Millennials are Desperate for Financial Advice

Gen Z and Millennials are Desperate for Financial Advice

Financial advice is crucial at any age, but particularly in your formative years. For Gen Z and millennials, that time is now!

Younger millennials are in their late twenties and early thirties, while the oldest members of Gen Z are 24. Far from being the carefree, avocado-toast aficionados that they once were portrayed as, the oldest millennials are on the cusp of turning forty this year. They’ve lived through some …

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How To Use The Labour Shortage To Your Advantage

Labor Shortage

As many as 64 percent of Canadian businesses are struggling to find staff right now. That’s a big labour shortage, and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing any time soon.

To put it in perspective even further, there were 731,900 job vacancies by the second quarter of 2021. More than half a million jobs are open and available with no one to fill them – and businesses across Canada …

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Joining an Investment Club

Joining an Investment Club


An investment club is a group of people who pool their money, often with the goal of making more money than they would see on their own.

Investment clubs are formed by people who usually know each other and then decide to pool their money together to manage it together.

Something tells us you had no idea such a club or idea even existed? No worries, we got you covered. …

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Is Universal Basic Income Coming To Canada

Universal Basic Income in Canada

The concept of a universal basic income is anything but new. Enlightenment philosophers like Thomas Paine, social activists like Martin Luther King Jr., and historical figures like Napoleon have all advocated for some form of universal basic income.

Is universal basic income coming to Canada? It’s an idea that’s been off and on the table for decades (and in small test populations, it’s already been implemented), but the idea is …

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Inflation is Raising Your Grocery Bill

Inflation is raising your grocery bill

Lockdowns are lifting and kids are back in classrooms, but the pandemic is far from over. Without a doubt, one of the biggest impacts of COVID-19 is the economic impact of the virus. Everyone has been financially impacted in some way, whether through unemployment, decreased income, or simply the fact that goods and services are harder to get.

Not only are goods and services limited, but they’re also significantly more …

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