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How to handle financial emergencies

Financial emergencies are just that: emergencies. They come on like natural disasters all of a sudden and can be all-consuming and life-altering. Recent studies show that many Canadians are already financially overstretched and have no real savings or plan for an inevitable emergency.  In fact, this study released by Leger
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Financial Literacy: How poor credit can affect your life

This is the fifth blog post in our Financial Literacy Series, in which we discuss the relationship between your finances and your personal health and wellness—and aim to increase your financial literacy and understanding. Just how influential is my poor credit score? How can poor credit affect my life, if
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Financial Literacy: 5 Steps to Make a Realistic Budget You Can Actually Use

This is the fourth blog post in our Financial Literacy Series, in which we discuss the relationship between your finances and your personal health and wellness—and aim to increase your financial literacy and understanding. Making a realistic budget that you can actually use, ironically requires you to have a realistic
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Baby Boomers vs Millennials: How Different are Their Financial Habits?

Millennials (aged between 23-38 currently) are facing more financial challenges than Baby Boomers (aged 55-73) ever faced. There are more than 7.3 million Millennials in Canada – the largest generation since the Baby Boomers.  Business Insider reports that the financial behaviors of Millennials are heavily influenced by the Great Recession
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