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Money Management

5 money saving tips for students

Even with a budget, taking advantage of any opportunity to reduce costs can go a long way during your time in post-secondary.

10 Questions to Ask Your Planner

These questions will help you interview and evaluate several financial planners to find a competent, qualified professional with whom you feel comfortable and whose business style suits your financial needs.

Life changes...your financial plan should too

Creating a financial plan is not a one-time event. Here are some examples of the types of changes you might face, and how these could affect your financial plan.

How can you save every paycheque?

Have you heard of the “pay yourself first” concept to build investment wealth?

Quick tips to teach your child about money

Here are some tips to help you teach your children how to save, invest and handle money responsibly.

5 easy ways to keep more money in your pocket

Martin simply couldn’t sustain the lifestyle he had been accustomed to given the difference in income. After speaking with a financial expert, he realized a few small changes went a long way.

Use this checklist to prepare for the rough patches

Here’s a basic guide to help you establish a solid financial safety net that can weather any unexpected downturn.

Your financial food guide: 8 tips to a healthy financial future

What does the Canada Food Guide have to do you with your finances? By following a financial food guide, you can make the most of your money and save without breaking the bank or your budget.

7 tips to prevent a holiday hangover

Ahh … Christmas … that magical time of year when tinsel, ornaments and garland adorn your tree and presents for your loved one lay beautifully wrapped underneath.

5 easy ways to save at the grocery store

Here are some tips to help you save some cash at the checkout.

Tips for a debt-free summer holiday

Vacations are great. Getting away from work and your “real life” to tan on the beach or go on an adventure with your loved ones is something most of us look forward to each year.

What are some ways to relieve debt?

Managing debt can sometimes make you feel as though you have drifted too far into the middle of the lake.

If I have accumulated more debt than I feel is manageable, what options do I have?

You can’t do anything about your past, but once you have made the commitment to change your spending habits, and you can, you can start to improve your personal financial situation.

Ways to save money with year-end tax tips

You may also be thinking of ways you can get an early start on your tax planning.

5 tips for charitable donations

Here’s how you can plan your charitable giving in a way that’s beneficial to the charity — and to you.

How to save - without feeling the pinch

Need to curb your spending? You’re not alone.

What is the best savings plan for a growing family?

The big picture, in a nutshell, for you, a combination of debt reduction and income protection is a great place to start.
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Household Budgeting: Developing an Effective Budget

A budget is a document listing your monthly income and expenses. Follow these small tips and you can build a budget on your own!
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Tips on Budgeting

To manage your personal finances with budgeting, the budget itself is not enough – it is imperative you make it work for you.
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