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Building a Canadian Fintech Community

We’re getting very excited about this Thursday’s BCTIA TechBrew event, where financial startups from all over the city will have a chance to get together over a tasty beer or two, network, and present...

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Collectibles Investing: Trash or Treasure?

Everyone has a box or two hidden in their attic, basement or storage room, full of some or other well-preserved items – be they comics, rare books, sports cards, Beanie Babies, coins or the like – that they...

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Loan Interest Rates: It’s Not Just a Number

Given the choice, would you take a term loan at 40-something percent interest rate, or a credit card with an interest rate in the teens? It’s a question that many borrowers are faced with – and in light of...

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Spring Cleaning Your Finances

No matter what the weather is doing where you live, spring feels like it’s approaching – and just the same way you would plan to get rid of old clutter, give your place a sprucing-up, and refresh your sense...

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Share The Love: Frugal Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day is a holiday that puts many of us at odds. On one hand, it’s a chance to celebrate our connections with the people we care about most, to do the special things that we really might not get...

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Bills, Bills Bills: Bill Payments, Automation and Payments

In the 1980s, the dawn of the affordable personal computer promised a “paperless” world. Yet, when it comes to our monthly bill payments, the paperless future is far from a reality. You may still receive a...

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TFSA Limit Reductions: Will They Change How We Save?

The Canadian financial world has been abuzz of late concerning changes to the Tax Free Savings Account, or TFSA, contribution system. Canadians could previously save a maximum of $10,000 per year in their TFSAs: finance...

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Take a Holiday from Holiday Spending

The holidays are a time to reconvene, reflect and celebrate. And yet, for many, they also mark one of the year’s most stressful financial periods, due to the often increased levels of holiday spending brought on...

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