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Managing Your Money in the Gig Economy

The prevalence of self-employed, independent workers and contractors performing part-time work, also known as the “gig economy,” has exploded in recent years. Over the past 20 years, the number of gig economy...

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The Big Three-Oh: Jean Chatzky’s Advice For Thirtysomethings

Your humble blogger is looking at the encroaching new year with a sense of foreboding: that’s right, readers, I will be turning the corner to thirty years of age this May. I believe that’s around the time in life...

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The Rising Cost of Education: How To Save For University

Going to university is a major step for any Canadian looking to expand their career options, secure a future job in a lucrative field, and build their educational history to the point that most of what we currently view...

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How to Teach the Blockchain to Anyone? Recruit Some Adorable Cats.

With the price of Bitcoin recently soaring above $10,000 USD according to online cryptocurrency tracker Coindesk, lots of people are wondering whether or not now is the right time to add digital currencies to their...

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The Most Important Number In Personal Finance

As a personal finance go-getter, your world is doubtlessly full of important numbers. Be they bank statements, phone contacts, bills, savings, or interest rates, it can often feel like there are just so many different...

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Black Friday: A Personal Finance Overview

November 24, is the start of one of the busiest shopping weekends in North America. Coinciding with Thanksgiving celebrations in the United States, “Black Friday” and its associated shopping holiday “Cyber...

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What does 2018 hold for fintech?

Another year has passed in the fast-paced world of fintech. Since its inception, the industry has evolved from a loose collection of startups that want to take on and beat incumbents, to a broader ecosystem of different...

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Income Mobility In Canada: From Generation to Generation

Every parent’s dream is to see the next generation succeed even more than their own. And yet, among many Canadians entering adulthood, the expectation of being able to achieve some of the same milestones that...

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