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How to Prepare for Tax Season 2020

If you’re starting to feel the pressure from tax season, don’t worry: we’ve got you covered. In the sections below, we’ll cover the best tips on how to prepare for tax season 2020 to help you make it through these next couple of months (without tearing your hair out in the process).

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What is an Emergency Fund and How to Build One

If you don’t have an emergency fund set up yet, you’re not alone. Only a quarter of Canadians have emergency funds set aside. And in those aged 18–34, as many as 35 percent have zero savings, let alone an emergency fund (yikes).

In the sections below, we’ll go over what an emergency fund is and show you some real, actionable changes you can make in your personal finances to free up extra cash for your own emergency fund. Don’t let life’s unpredictability win—we’ll help you stack your deck against any unforeseen expense that comes your way!

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What is Minimalism? How Sustainable Living Can Save You Money

If you haven’t heard of minimalism or sustainable living before, you may want to consider using them as a way to simplify your finances and save money over the long term. This is especially true if your finances are causing stress and anxiety, or if you are looking for a more holistic way to organize and declutter. Read more about what minimalism and sustainable living looks like and give you three steps that you can take to use them both to save money.

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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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The Best Coupon and Savings Apps in Canada

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the thought of sifting through magazine ads to look for coupons and deals, don’t break out those scissors and envelopes just yet! There are plenty of coupon and savings apps in Canada that make it much easier to find, save and use coupons in order to save money.

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Top Ways to Make Money from Home in 2020

If you’re interested in learning more about how you can start making money from home, you’re in the right place! Make this your year to start changing your income, and check out the sections below for the best ways to make money from home in 2020.

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Top 5 Websites to Follow in 2020 For Free Financial Tips

Top 5 Websites to Follow in 2020 For Free Financial Tips

Getting better at managing your personal finances isn’t always easy. Financial topics can easily become complicated, and your goals are always going to be changing. If you’re in college and planning on saving up for your first apartment, your financial goals are going to be much different than someone who is looking to retire in ten years.

Instead of …

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How to Achieve Your Financial Goals For 2020

If you want to give yourself the best chance to meet each and every goal in 2020, you’ve come to the right place! In the sections below, we’ll give you five expert, actionable ways to create and achieve your financial goals this year.

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New Year's Resolutions: How to Set Realistic Financial Goals

Worried that you might be setting unrealistic financial goals? Don’t be. You can totally start 2020 off right by understanding how to set goals that you can actually meet! In the sections below, we’ll give you the best tips on how to create goals that will set you up for success in the new year.

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Getting Your Finances in Order: Your 2020 Checklist

Focusing on boosting your financial health is a great way to start the new year off right and set yourself up for success down the road. But it’s hard to know where to begin, especially if you have multiple goals that you want to accomplish—or aren’t even sure what your goals should be.

That’s exactly why we’ve put together a checklist to help you get your finances in order for 2020. Take a look below for a step-by-step overview of how to set yourself up for financial success in the new year.

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