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Dealing With a Financial Emergency in 4 Steps

Try as we might, sometimes the best laid plans get thrown for a loop. As with anything in life, your finances run the risk of being challenged by sudden emergency pressures that can significantly upset important aspects of your short and long-term planning. However, emergencies like these are not “fatal”
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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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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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The Consequences of Maxing Out Your Credit Card

Credit cards offer incredible convenience for users, and remain one of the most popular methods that consumers use for spending of all kinds. When managed effectively and paid off diligently, there’s nothing wrong with using credit, even across multiple cards, to manage your finances: there’s even a host of benefits
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