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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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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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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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Should You Get a Financial Planner? What Do Financial Planners Do?

There are a number of different scenarios in which a financial planner can be helpful—and keep in mind that in this situation, we’re talking about a real person, not a robo-advisor (which is another topic for another time).

If you’re stuck in the decision-making process between hiring and not hiring, read our article and ask yourself the following questions to see if you need a financial planner.

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How to Structure Your Monthly Living Costs

This article is part of our Finance Hub.

Learning how to manage your finances is something that everyone struggles with as a standard part of Adulting 101—and even “being an adult” doesn’t really mean that you are an expert budgeter. Your personal finances are subject to a wide range of fluctuation throughout your life, as you move from one job to the next; change apartments; purchase a home; build …

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How to Make Your Money Work For You

You’ve got a steady job, you can pay your bills on time, and maybe you can even start hiding a little bit away into a savings account—but is your savings account really growing? Isn’t there a better way to build your financial health? After all, making money is just the first piece of the puzzle.

For many people, knowing what to do with it afterwards (and how to make their …

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Are Payday Loans Quick to Process?

This article is part of our Finance Hub.

Chances are, if you’re thinking about getting a payday loan, you need money as quickly as possible. Every second spent waiting for a loan to be accepted and processed is a second closer to an overdraft fee, a bounced check, late rent payment, cancelled utility service—the list goes on!

Time is often essential when it comes to your personal finances, …

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Why Do People Use Payday Loans?

Anyone with a bank account knows the drill—after so many days of positive banking history, you’re going to start getting bombarded by letters and emails to sign up for their newest lending products. We’ve all seen the same headlines: Get a low-interest business loan today! Sign up for our credit card with zero percent interest for six months! With so many ways to get a loan, why do people use …

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