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The Economics of Valentine’s Day: for Love or Money

Valentine’s Day gets a bad rap, doesn’t it? It’s supposed to be a day for celebrating bonds with people we care about, and yet the prevailing motifs that surround this most romantic of holidays are largely focused on conspicuous consumption and spending. There’s unfortunately become a stigma attached to the
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5 Podcasts That Can Help Boost Your Personal Finances

Personal finance is somewhat of a grey area for most people. Without formal education in schools and university, it’s hard for those not directly connected to the industry to learn and gain knowledge around this area. I remember after I had gained my residency here in Canada, I immediately visited my bank
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How to Save Money… Even When You’re Paycheque to Paycheque

A Canadian Payroll Association survey conducted in mid-2018 found that 44 per cent of working Canadians reported it would be at least somewhat difficult to meet their financial obligations if their paycheque was delayed by even a single week. This figure is down about three percent from a year ago,
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Need Extra Cash? These Are Some of the Highest-Paying Part Time Jobs

Part time work has experienced something of a rebirth - or at least a rebranding - in the age of the gig economy. Workers looking to start building their savings or to supplement their existing income with extra cash can turn to part time or gig work with ease thanks
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