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Top 10 Lessons in Money and Finance from 2019

We all want to get better at managing our finances—but if you don’t know where to begin, financial health can be a goal that feels way out of reach.

Luckily, there are plenty of tried and true rules out there that can work for you. Even better, you don’t have to be a financial genius to understand how they work and to start putting them into practice.

If you feel like your financial health could use a boost but don’t know where to begin, this list is for you. We’ve compiled the top 10 lessons that we’ve learned in 2019 about how to improve your financial health, one step at a time. Keep this list handy— 2020 could be your year to conquer the financial beast and start using smart financial habits!

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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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What Money Lessons Have You Learned From Dear Old Dad?

wp-content/uploads/2016/06/fathers-day_picture-1.jpg Father's Day is right around the corner so it only made sense to talk about the impact father's have had in their children's lives, specifically in how they have learned to manage money.  Now, fact, we learn a great deal from our parents and those closet to us, some good, some practical and some not so much. When it comes to finances, dad is often the key character most young …

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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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7 Simple Steps To Achieve Financial Security Before 30

wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Saving-before-30.jpg Everyone desires to be financially secure, especially when planning for that retirement.  However, for young Canadians, this is often the last thing they are thinking about--at least before they turn 30! This mind-set really needs to change.  Every Canadian needs to work towards financial security for their future. This alone alleviates a great deal of the anxiety and stress that comes with being an adult.  It's a fact that financial …

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5 Real Life Reasons Why Canadians Need An Emergency Fund

wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_259020935.jpg There is no doubt you've read and heard about the importance of having an emergency fund .  In today's questionable economy, an emergency fund is more invaluable than ever.  You never know when life is going to give you some blows, but they're sure to happen.  From your water heater going out, on to your car breaking down--you don't want to be left down and out.  But, without an emergency …

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