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Money Saving Tips For Those Living On $14,000 Per Year

wp-content/uploads/2016/06/images.jpeg If you think you can't budget on $14,000 a year, think again.  There are many ways you can make this kind of money work for you.  Of course, it isn't going to be possible for a family of 5 or more (and 4 would be stretching it) but it is possible for a two to three people.  If you use your head and plan financially for everything, this is one …

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Discover How You Can Stop Worrying About Money Today

wp-content/uploads/2016/06/li-financial-stress-stock-6.jpg Many of us worry about money for no specific reason at all--and in fact, most general worrying is quite normal. However, constantly worrying about paying bills, buying groceries, having enough money to make it, etc; this is not natural.  While so many Canadians do have pause for concern with their finances, there is a way to find a balance and avoid this taking a negative toll on your health, or …

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Saving Or Investing: What Is Right For Canadians?

wp-content/uploads/2016/06/save-invest-4836742.jpg You have to weigh what is going to give you the best return for your financial future.  If you have a great job, good benefits, and an excess in funds, perhaps investing some of that excess is right for you.  However, if you work a traditional job and have very little left over after bills and other necessities--saving that extra might be the smarter choice.  60% of Canadians appear to …

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You Can Celebrate Canada Day On A Family Friendly Budget

wp-content/uploads/2016/05/canada-day-fireworks.jpg It might seem impossible, but let's be serious, a family friendly budget for Canada Day is possible to achieve.  Canada Day isn't so much about spending, as it is about celebrating history.  Canadian families can easily have a backyard cookout and reminisce on history and culture without being wasteful.  If you plan on going out on Canada Day, then plan ahead.  Yes, you read it right.  "Planning," yet again. Isn't …

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Do You Know The Credit Card Do's and Don'ts?

wp-content/uploads/2016/05/montreal.jpg Yes, credit cards can be useful financial tools if they are used responsibly--unfortunately, credit cards are highly mishandled, everyday and all across the globe.  Too many see these as a means to an end, or a reason to splurge on those things they wouldn't ordinarily have considered purchasing.  Furthermore, financial experts find that too many turn to credit cards to support their monthly living expenses, something that is a financially …

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5 Tips To Eat Well Without Going Over Budget

wp-content/uploads/2016/05/food-canada.jpg A balanced diet works like a balanced budget, and it is possible to have when you plan ahead and prepare.  Let's not forget that proper nutrition daily ensures well mental alertness, energy and improved productivity!  This is a wise investment, but you can do it without going way over budget too!  Now, that is good news--right?  If you're one of those who has believed you can't afford to eat healthier, …

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The Best Methods For Conducting A Long Distance Job Search

wp-content/uploads/2016/05/job-seekers.jpg When you have to move to boost your career goals, or to perhaps increase your financial stability--this should never become something that is impossible.  You can keep this from filling you with anxiety and stress!  The best thing you can do for yourself is stage and plan, just like when it comes down to building up savings.  Everything truly is about planning.  For example, if you've landed a job far …

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Money Saving Tax Tips For Canadians 2015-16

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Are you ready to make the most out of your tax savings ?  Though it might be late to be filling, for those Canadians who requested an extension on their taxes, these strategies and tax savings will prove to be more than beneficial.  It always hurts when you save money by budgeting but then still lose it to taxes. We're sure those who are self employed will find many ways …

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3 Friendly Financial Tips For Those Twenty Somethings

wp-content/uploads/2016/04/For-20somethings.jpg Living in your twenties is not what it used to be, and in no way is it easier.  In fact, thinking practically, living on your own in your twenties has become quite challenging.  Many young Canadians have actually returned back home, finding the financial strain too much to handle.  Balancing finances, work and school is hectic--but having to struggle just to keep the lights on is not something 20 somethings …

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Budget Friendly DIY Project Gifts For Mothers Day

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Mothers Day is almost upon us and it is definitely time to begin planning, but where to start?  Most begin with a financial plan --which is absolutely fine.  You'll find that we are all about staying on a budget here.  There are many ways you can celebrate Mothers Day without ruining your monthly savings goals.  All of the examples we plan on sharing are sure to turn out great and …

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