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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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Making the Most of Charitable Donations this Season

As we approach the holiday season, and especially in the wake of tragic events unfolding across the globe in recent times, the minds of many turn to the desire to do something good for the world in the form of a...

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[Press Release] New progressa™ Partnership Helps Canadians Improve Broken Credit

November 10, 2015 09:00 ET New progressa™ Partnership Helps Canadians Improve Broken Credit VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 10, 2015) – progressa™ a Canadian online consumer...

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The Three-Year Mortgage Payoff: Realistic?

Many of the readers of this blog may have heard of Toronto homeowner Sean Cooper in the national news of late: Mr. Cooper has gained renown for his repayment of a $255,000 mortgage in just three years of exceptionally...

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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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