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Top 10 Money Saving Hacks of 2019

It isn’t easy to know where to begin when it comes to saving money, and it’s even harder to find the motivation to start. The good news is that there are plenty of creative (and manageable) ways that you can start implementing better savings habits. Take a look below for the top 10 money saving hacks of 2019 to get a little bit of inspiration for a better financial future in 2020.

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Top 5 Financial Tips For Canadian Entrepreneurs

Whether you are new to the entrepreneurial game or a seasoned pro, understanding the common pitfalls (and how to avoid them) will put any business plan on the path to success. In the sections below, we’ll share the top five financial tips for Canadian entrepreneurs. Follow these tips and you’ll be well on your way to enjoying better financial health—not just for your business today, but for your own personal finances, too.

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How to Host Your Holiday Party on a Budget

All it takes is a little bit of creativity, and you can easily throw a party on a budget that everyone will love (and they won’t even realize that you’re spending less). In the sections below, we’ll give you the best tips on how to host your holiday party on a budget so that you don’t have to sacrifice your savings to have fun this holiday season.

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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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The Best Tried and True Ways to Save Money

There are plenty of tried and true ways to start saving money—and you can start saving money today, all without making huge, stressful sacrifices. In the sections below, we’ll walk you through the best ways to start saving money and show you just how easy it is to take control of your financial health.

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Our Favourite Online Resources for Learning About Your Finances

It isn’t easy out there for anyone who is starting at square one with learning about personal finances. Thankfully, there are a ton of valuable resources online to help you start learning about your finances. And without further adieu, here is a comprehensive list of our favourite online resources to guide you along your financial journey.

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What is Good Debt vs. Bad Debt?

Even if your plan isn’t to become outrageously wealthy, the path to financial success means understanding how to manage your money, including how to leverage debts. In the sections below, we’ll outline the differences between Good Debt and Bad Debt and show you how to structure your finances for success.

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How Credit Cards Make Money and Why You Can Be Stuck in Debt

There’s no denying that credit cards are great to have on hand. They let you cover emergency costs, help you pay larger purchases in small increments and many offer cash back, airline miles, hotel stays and even gift cards as a reward for spending. And let’s not forget that credit cards are a huge factor in your credit score, which impacts your ability to buy a home, purchase a car, …

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Competitive rates, easy online application process helps My Canada Payday thrive in challenging market

While many Canadian short-term lenders are feeling the squeeze due to new government regulations restricting rate increases and tightening municipal bylaws aimed at limiting the number of physical storefronts, established lender My Canada Payday is seeing an increase in business, mainly due to the company’s longtime commitment to utilizing technology to make its service easy and accessible.

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How to Structure Your Monthly Living Costs

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 a family; start travelling, and so on.

Maybe you …

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