It’s Not the Debt, It’s How You Pay It Back

If you find yourself accruing debt – especially over multiple credit cards or other sources – it can be tough to prioritize and organize a good strategy for repayment. One of the most commonly cited strategies for dealing with multiple sources of debt is to make the minimum payment on each source, and devote the …...

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It’s Not the Debt, It’s How You Pay It Back

If you find yourself accruing debt – especially over multiple credit cards or other sources – it can be tough to prioritize and organize a good strategy for repayment. One of the most commonly cited...

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Major U.S. Banks Put Faith in Fintech

It’s only the second month of 2018, and already the volume of news surrounding cryptocurrency, blockchain and AI has seemingly reached full saturation. Despite the overwhelming interest – among both casual...

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Be My (Financial) Valentine: Truth, Lies and Money in Relationships

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you might be planning a special celebration with someone in your life – whether enjoying the feeling of a fresh and exciting relationship, or enjoying the company of a long-held...

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Canadians’ Financial Priorities Revealed in New Poll

The humble Registered Retirement Savings Plan or RRSP is one of the most important tools forlong term savings, and we’ve discussed its merits and challenges numerous times on this very blog. However, a new joint poll...

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A Home-Cooked Budget

Have you ever looked at your budget at the end of the month and wondered where the heck you overspent a little bit without realizing it? New research shows that one of the most relevant contributors to this factor may...

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Self-Employment and Personal Loans

1.5 million Canadians, or nine per cent of the total workforce, registered as self-employed in the 2014 census. That’s not a trivial portion of the population! These individuals face many challenges including tax...

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Treat Yourself – A Savings Strategy?

When it comes to the pillars that will rebuild your finances, we’re all about reinforcing some of the most important savings goals. These include creating an emergency fund, paying down your debts, and creating a plan...

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MNP Report: Canadians Stretched Thin on Debt

A new report by Canadian accountancy and business advisory firm MNP LLP indicates that more Canadians may be pushing the limits of their budgets than previously thought. In a poll conducted by MNP and Ipsos conducted...

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