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Common Resume Mistakes

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We have already covered how to secure a pay rise here, but what if you don’t even have a job yet? For many Canadians, particularly those just about to leave education, getting a job is the single biggest factor in improving their financial outlook. After all, the bigger the income column, the easier it is to build a successful budget (unless it’s windfall income , which poses some unique challenges). …

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Managing Your Financial Documents

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A filing cabinet is one of the most important tools that any financially-literate person can have. While electronic records are getting more and more common, we are still a long way indeed from a paperless society. Your tax receipts and utility bills need to be kept safe and accessible, and a filing cabinet is the perfect place to organise them. But it’s also possible to go too far. Not every …

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