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The youth of today face a wide range of financial challenges that were mostly unheard of just a generation ago. The cost of rent, real estate, post secondary tuition and consumer products are all largely outpacing inflation. The thought of purchasing...

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Moving away from home? Prepare for unexpected expenses

Moving away from home is an exciting, albeit bittersweet experience. You’ve got a world of freedom and opportunity ahead of you. But the brand-new costs and responsibilities can also feel quite daunting.

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The Financial Challenges of Becoming a Parent

Parenthood happens differently for everyone. You can plan it carefully or it can be a surprise. You can share the experience with a partner or you can go it alone. But it will always change your life forever.

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Financial Scams (MNP 3 Minute Debt Break)

Financial scams have been around for decades. But they have never been as common and invasive as they are today. The internet, online banking and countless other technologies have enabled fraudsters to invade people’s lives and trick them into handing...

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Three effective strategies to help you manage financial stress

Household debt ratios continue to break records across the country. And as more and more people are working to service that debt, many are unable to set aside savings for unexpected expenses.

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How you can prepare for life after CERB

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has been a welcome respite for Canadians struggling with the economic fallout of COVID-19.

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How cash-strapped Canadians can navigate rising grocery prices

Given the challenges this year has presented, Canadians don’t need any more bad news. But it appears yet another crisis is about to hit home for many households.

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How does compound interest compound your financial situation?

This can be highly beneficial when you’re investing because every month you can earn additional interest on the interest you earned over the previous months.

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What you should know about your first credit card

Are you thinking of applying for your first credit card? Or perhaps, you now have your first credit card. Here is what you need to know about your first credit card.

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Household overspending is one of the most common causes of financial insolvency. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the easiest to overlook.

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