Personal Finance

The basics of travel insurance

What is travel insurance? A detailed guide

Have you ever wondered what is travel insurance and how does it work? Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, travel insurance has been getting a lot of attention. In the past, many people would travel without travel insurance (or didn’t know about it), but these days, it’s highly unlikely anyone would consider flying without the…

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Best prepaid credit cards in Canada

The Best Prepaid Credit Cards in Canada

Deciding on the best prepaid credit cards in Canada is pretty subjective. Some people are looking for a prepaid credit card because they want to increase their credit score while others prefer a hybrid card that allows you to preload funds and get rewards while using a credit card network. Prepaid credit cards don’t give…

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What Happens to My Pension if I Quit My Job Canada

What Happens to My Pension if I Quit My Job?

When I had a corporate job, my employer had a defined benefit (DB) pension plan. While these golden handcuffs were undoubtedly great, I did wonder what happens to my pension if I quit my job? I knew there would be a few different options. However, I never thought much about it because I assumed I…

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Best Budget Apps Available in Canada

Creating a budget is a smart financial decision since it can help you track your spending and help you save. But, as helpful as this can, creating a budget can be painful. At least if you do it traditionally with spreadsheets or pen and paper. However, thanks to technology today there are many easier ways…

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Is turo worth it

Is Turo Worth it? | Airbnb for cars

Is Turo worth it? If you’re asking yourself this, you’re probably wondering how you can use your vehicle to generate some income. Here’s the thing, Turo is known as the Airbnb of cars, but many people wonder if it’s a legit business opportunity. The short answer is that it can be very lucrative for aspiring…

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What insurance do I need?

What Insurance do I Need? 6 types of insurance to get

Have you ever asked what insurance do I need? With so many policies out there for various situations, it can be hard to tell what insurance you actually need. It doesn’t help that some insurance brokers out there aren’t looking out for your best interests and may only recommend products that make them money. The…

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freelance taxes for Canadians

Freelance Taxes for Canadians

Ever since I started my side hustle, freelance taxes has been a major concern for me. I say major because I absolutely hate taxes. Despite the fact that I have a decent understanding of taxes, I just seem to have an irrational fear about them when tax season rolls around. Freelance taxes for Canadians applies to…

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PC Optimum Insiders review

PC Optimum Insiders Review | Get 25,000 points ($25) for free

Are you looking for a PC Optimum Insiders review? PC Optimum Insiders (formerly known as PC Insiders) has been around for a few years now, and many members (myself included) swear by it. The ability to earn additional PC Optimum points and all the extra perks easily made the annual fee worth it. When the…

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Motive Financial Review

Motive Financial is the online banking division of Canadian Western Bank (CWB). Originally, this online platform was called Canadian Direct Financial which was created in 2008, however, in 2017 the company rebranded and Motive Financial was born. Due to the fact that Motive Financial is an online bank only, they are able to offer various…

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How to Improve Your Credit Score

How to improve your credit score is one of the most common questions Canadians ask when it comes to their personal finances. Unlike your budget and spending, you have no real control over your credit score. Yes, there are various things that you can do that will increase or decrease your credit score, but since…

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