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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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Loans and Collections: How to Spot a Scam

For most people with an outstanding debt that’s been on their balance sheet for some time, one of two things will happen. Either they will take a proactive stance on eliminating their debt via consolidation, with...

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Minimum Debt Payment: Changing Credit Behaviour

Any credit card, loan, or other financial product with a long term or revolving repayment – such as a financing agreement – will have a minimum monthly payment. Meet this minimum, and your payment is...

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Ontario Rolls Out Financial Literacy Pilot Program

After petitioning local officials late in 2016, Ontario students in Grade 10 and up will score a victory for their financial literacy preparedness with the launch of a new pilot education program by the provincial...

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So You’re Debt Free – What Next?

With hard work, perseverance, ingenuity, and help from the right groups of support and advice, we can eliminate the pressure of debt in our day to day lives. For many individuals, the road to eliminating long-term debts...

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Unexpected Financial Hardships: How To Cope

Despite our best efforts at financial planning, unexpected financial hardships may arise that make loans or credit that we expected to be able to pay back regularly and on-time simply unmanageable – be it for a...

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What Surveys Really Say About Financial Literacy

In a newly released Financial Capability study, American investigative body FINRA came to some rather disheartening conclusions about our neighbours to the south. The study, designed to establish a more accurate...

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The Best Ways To Use Your Tax Refund

April brings with it showers, as the song goes, but also an inevitable part of the personal finance journey: filing one’s tax information with the CRA for the year. The last weekday before this year’s...

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