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8 Expert Ways Canadians Can Stretch Their Money

How far can Canadians stretch their money today ? Seriously--how far can that one paycheck take you? Unfortunately it isn't very far for most Canadian families. Economics are definitely upside down across Canada and even more so within the US. The goal is discovering how you can stretch your money without feeling restricted doing so. It might sound difficult, but really--it's not. You have to develop the right attitude and …

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7 Reasons Why Your Budget Isn't Working For You

wp-content/uploads/2016/04/business-budget.jpg Have you really asked yourself why your budget isn't working for you?  Now, clearly, you must know that a budget is absolutely critical to have if the goal is to pay off debt ?  You might be running into an issue where your calculated numbers just aren't matching up with what you've been working with.  You might be overspending, or you might be forgetting where some money is going, therefore …

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5 Pain-Free Ways You Can Save Money In 2016

wp-content/uploads/2016/02/save.jpg Yes, certainly it can be difficult to save large sums of money for many families all across British Columbia , but smaller, more realistic goals are achievable.  In other words, families shouldn't just throw in the towel and not save money, just because it feels, or appears to be futile.  Even small gains can go a long way!  Now, yes, it is also true that it is easier to talk …

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Ready To STOP Living Paycheck To Paycheck?

wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Stop-Living-Paycheck-to-Paycheck.jpg Don't fall into the statistics that currently show 61% of the workforce in and around British Columbia living paycheck to paycheck.  If you're curious as to how you would know if you fit into this criteria, let us explain a bit better.  Clearly, if you're finding that you're running out of income before your next paycheck rolls in, you're in the above mentioned margin.  This can become suffocating, but there …

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10 Tips To Help You Avoid Mindless Spending

wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Personal-Finance-Planning-Creating-and-Protecting-an-Emergency-Fund.jpg You don't need your budget to be leaky like a faucet, because sooner, rather than later, you'll run dry!  The only way to minimize risk like this is to develop a better relationship with your money so that you can save rather than mindlessly spend it.  Patching up your finances, where they need it the most can help salvage your financial future and build up a substantial savings over time. …

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