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November is Financial Literacy Month!

Did you know that November, in addition to being a popular time for the charitably-motivated growing and social sharing of dubiously attractive moustaches, is Financial Literacy Month in Canada? Yes! In addition to your...

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Balancing Personal Finance and Home Ownership Goals

Everyone has a different goal at the end of their personal finance journey: whether it’s paying for their education, emerging from debt, obtaining the working capital they need to start an entrepreneurial venture,...

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Personal Finance Lessons From (and for!) Entrepreneurs

For those who decide to take on the challenges and exciting adventures of entrepreneurship, the personal finance picture can be significantly different from the norm. Entrepreneurs tend to require a bit more financial...

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A Survival Guide for Holiday Finances

We’ve officially crested Thanksgiving, and, along with the annual remorseful contemplation of just why we might have considered having so much turkey was a good idea in the first place, many Canadians’...

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Personal Finance Opportunites to be Thankful For

As Thanksgiving weekend approaches (for Canadians, at least,) I’m reminded of an oft-quoted truism about the holidays: never bring up politics at the dinner table. Unless, that is, you want to hear your offbeat...

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Making Your Emergency Fund A Priority

Let’s take it as gospel that the first priority when improving your financial situation and getting out of debt is to establish a plan to consolidate and quickly unburden your accounts from the sources of debt...

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Every Day I’m (Side) Hustlin’: A Guide to the Side Hustle

Despite the cultural fascination with doing what you love, most of us are working hard on the nine-to-five schedule trying to do our best to manage our finances and time, keep our bills paid, and practice good spending...

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Real-World Personal Finance Stories

We’ve talked about a lot of important principles over the last few months here at the Progressa Blog: paying yourself first. Setting solid, achievable goals. Breaking down your strategy for beating debt into...

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