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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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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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Saving tips to get through tough economic times

There’s no ignoring that majority of us Canadians are going through a financial rough patch. If you’re a millennial you are more than familiar with the struggles of saving money while trying to make all your...

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Living Paycheque to Paycheque?

You’re not alone in your struggles. Nearly half of Canadian employees say they would be in a financial crunch if their paycheque was delayed even by a week....

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By The Numbers: The 50-30-20 Budget

Budgeting effectively is one of the most important parts of a personal finance plan, and there are about as many budget solutions out there as there are weight loss solutions. Much like the get-trim-quick advertising...

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Alternative Lending: Closing the Debt-to-Income Gap

We’ve talked a fair bit about the importance of debt-to-income ratios here at the Progressa blog. This fundamental ratio shows the relationship between how much you make, and how much you owe: for Canadians, it...

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Minimize Your Post-Holiday Financial Hangover

Everyone loves holiday parties, right? Whether you don an ugly sweater or a classy suit, getting together with friends to clink glasses and enjoy each others’ company can be a salve for the winter blues. However,...

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Throwaway Culture and Personal Finance

What would happen if you collected all the things you threw away for a day? A week? A month? Chances are, like this New York man, you would be literally swimming in discarded goods in just a few days. Experiments like...

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