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5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A New Car

Resisting the allure of a new car is difficult, especially if you’ve just had to spend a mint repairing your existing vehicle. It’s easy to convince yourself you need to make this massive purchase, but a lot of us need to be able to talk ourselves out of it. Are you toying with buying a […]...more

How Fixing Your Credit Can Relieve Stress

The stats are there. According to an American survey, the number one thing Americans stress about most is money. As next-door neighbors, with similar lifestyles, values, and demographics, it’s safe to assume this is a top stressor for Canadians, too. Another survey suggests that 57% of divorces are the result of money stresses. We’re here […]...more

The Dangers Of Borrowing Money From Your Family

When it comes to money, it’s tough to admit when you’re in over your head. We tend to grasp at anything that can help us once we start feeling the growing weight of debt. When we need financial help, the first people we usually turn to is family, but this can be a bad idea. […]...more

7 Credit Myths And Why They’re Wrong

  Your credit score can affect many things in your life: your ability to obtain meaningful employment or rent a home. At affects your chances of being approved for a car loan, a mortgage or any other sort of credit. The list goes on. It’s an important number for every Canadian to understand and yet […]...more

21 Days To Make A Habit: How To Live On A Budget

Living on a budget is never fun, and we’d all love to be able to live in a world where we can spend freely without any consequences. But this isn’t reality. Life is expensive, and living beyond your means will lead to disaster. If you’re wondering how to live on a budget, we’ve got good […]...more

November Is Financial Literacy Month In Canada

  Today, Canadians owe more than a dollar and a half on every dollar they earn. Not long ago, in the 1990s, the average Canadian owed just 85 cents per dollar they earned. According to the Globe and Mail, Canadians owe over $1.8 trillion dollars, with 70% of that being mortgages. It is estimated that […]...more

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