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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

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Taking care of our health should always be a priority, and eating well is one of the best ways to do just that. Proper daily nutrition can improve our energy levels and productivity, and in the long-term reduce our chances of developing illness or disease. However, fresh produce can be expensive and prioritizing healthy eating can simply cost too much.

The good news is that with the right meal-prepping and …

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The Best Methods For Conducting A Long Distance Job Search

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When you have make moves to boost your career goals, or to perhaps increase your financial stability--this should never become something that is impossible.  Making money, and saving money is always in your control. Like when picking the right car insurance.

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 …

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Money Saving Tax Tips For Canadians

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[Updated for 2021]

It always hurts when you save money by budgeting and end up losing a chunk in taxes. As a Canadian, you should claim as many tax deductions as possible. Hopefully, this would include some credits too.

In this article, we’ll dispel common misunderstandings, combat misinformation, and explain ways to write off some off your current expenses. Please note these are just tips and you should talk to …

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3 Friendly Financial Tips For Those Twenty Somethings

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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 -- Okay maybe that's taking things too far but you do need to get the cash together. After all, how else are you going to get that special present?

You'll find that we are all about staying on a budget here.  There are many ways …

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7 Reasons Why Your Budget Isn't Working For You

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Have you asked yourself why your budget isn't working for you? You probably know that a budget is absolutely critical to pay off any debt and to manage finances in general. However, you might not be meeting your goals or saving up the way you expected.

This could very well come from overspending, paying too much in taxes, or maybe just forgetting where your money is going.

In order …

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5 Tips To Help You Manage Sudden Unemployment

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With unemployment on the rise and the general uncertainty that has come with a pandemic, joblessness is unfortunately a real threat. It is natural to feel anger and resentment when suddenly face with a layoff, uemployment is a scary thing.

For many Canadian families, a job loss can mean financial disaster, and many are living paycheque to paycheque right now. It’s not all bad news, though.

There are steps …

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Living Healthier Can Save Your Finances

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If you become proactive about improving your health, you will not only improve your overall physical well-being, but may find more money every month in your bank account as well?


So how are these two connected? Well if you eat well, most likely, you are making better food choices. You are probably cooking at home (Spending less money outside) and are not getting sick that often (Saving on the medical …

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Discover How You Can Budget On A Low Income

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Even if your income isn't where you expect it to be, you can still manage a practical budget with the right mindset without getting a second job. Lower income isn't the end of the world, and you can advance from your current financial position too, just as you can in your career.  It can be a strain to try and manipulate your funds to get through the month when …

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