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Avalanche vs. Snowball: What’s the Best Way to Manage Debt That’s out of Control?

According to a recent report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Canadian households lead the world....... Read More

October 5, 2018

Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Now that you’ve successfully saved the down payment for your first home, you’ve achieved a major financial goal....... Read More

May 22, 2018

How and Why to Start Building Your Emergency Savings Today

Have you set aside money to cover a financial emergency or unexpected expense? Sometimes life may throw you a financial curveball that you just didn’t see coming – such as a job loss or illness....... Read More

April 9, 2018

Take Advantage of your Employer Retirement Plan

If your boss offered you a few years’ worth of salary, would you turn it down?  It sounds like a dumb question, but you would be surprised how many people are doing just that. And they may be turning down a lot more than just a few years’ worth of income, too...... Read More

November 6, 2017

4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing Between Leasing or Buying a Car
So you’re in the market for a new vehicle. Maybe you’ve seen some ads for monthly car lease payments far lower than the cost of financing – not to mention lower or no down payment options........ Read More

November 1, 2017
TFSA vs. RRSP: How should you save for retirement?
If you’re in your 30s, 40s, or even early 50s, now is the time to jump start your retirement savings.  With a significant time horizon until retirement, you can let the power of compounding go to work for you...... Read More

October 16, 2017
The Ins and Outs of RESPs
If you’ve just started a family, you may have been approached by someone who encouraged you to register your child for their Social Insurance Number (SIN) so that you can open up a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) to help with the costs of post-secondary school.... Read More

October 6, 2017
7 Steps to Manage Your Household Debt When It’s Out of Control
If you fear your debt has spiraled out of control, you aren’t alone. According to a September 15, 2017 Statistics Canada report, the second-quarter amount of household debt owed by Canadians compared to their disposable income is at an all-time high of 167.8%... Read More

September 15, 2017