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Developing Your Record Keeping Skills

It can be a lot of work keeping track of your financial obligations, but it’s worth the effort: you’re able to stay on time and on budget more easily and avoid paying penalties for late payments. The same...

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The Alternative Lending Survey By Progressa

Alternative lending is still relatively new to many financial consumers. Not to mention the fact that a large number of non-bank or alternative lending providers have entered the marketplace in the last several years....

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Do Winter Blues Affect Finances, Too?

This morning, Bloomberg reported a decline in the overall personal finance confidence among Canadians. “Asked about their personal finances, Canadians are twice as likely to say it is worse than better than a year...

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It Doesn’t Take “A Small Loan of a Million Dollars”

Though Progressa is proud of our Canadian roots and our part in growing the fintech community in Canada, we would be remiss not to take note of the ongoing political brouhaha coming to a head among our neighbours to the...

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What To Do About a Canada Post Interruption?

News of a potential Canada Post work stoppage has been circulating for some time, and as each negotiation deadline approaches, businesses and consumers who depend on physical mail services are often left wondering what...

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How a Financial Cheat Day Can Hurt Your Goals

When we set out to improve fitness goals and lose weight, the first thing we often think about is what kind of diet will help. Do we restrain calories? Carbohydrates? Fats? Sugar? How much, how little? And how to deal...

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Back To School: A Personal Finance Perspective

It’s hard to believe that we’re already approaching mid-August, but it’s almost time for the return to classes for the many students across all ages and levels of education. Returning to the school...

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Are We Forgetting Financial Contentment?

For many people working through the stages of financial planning, our goals come under review quite often. Are they specific, measurable, achievable and so forth? Are they going to get us where we want to be in a year?...

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