Personal Finance

7 Reasons Why Your Credit Card Application Was Denied

Applying for a new credit card should be a pretty straightforward process. You find a card that you’re interested in, you put in your personal information, and you hit apply. If things go well, you’ll be approved instantly. However, sometimes, there’s not an immediate decision and you need to wait 7-10 business days to see…

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8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Fraud and Identity Theft

Every year there seems to be a major cyberattack in Canada. The most recent one being the cyberattack on the Canada Revenue Agency which exposed the data of many Canadians. Shortly after that information was compromised, hackers used it to change the banking information of victims so they could fraudulently accept CERB payments. It sounds…

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Travel Fees and Charges to Avoid

I love to travel, but I absolutely hate the fees and charges that can come up. It’s a bit ridiculous when you think about it. There are more than a few things that are designed to get more money from travellers. It may not seem like a lot at first, but once you start adding…

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What is the difference between Professional Liability and General Liability insurance

What is the Difference Between Professional Liability and General Liability Insurance?

Often people ask what the difference is between Professional Liability and General Liability insurance. It’s a question that’s worth exploring because any small business owner wants to know that they are getting the right insurance for the right risks that their business faces. The important thing to remember is that the landscape of risk for…

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Canada Recovery Benefit How to apply for CRB

Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) | How to apply for CRB

As of September 27th, 2020, the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) replaces CERB. CRB pays out $1,000 every 2 weeks and is available to employed and self-employed individuals who have been laid off or seen their income reduced due to COVID-19. CRB is taxed at a rate of 10% at the source, so you get $900…

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LegalWills.ca Review

Do you have a will in place? If you don’t, you may want to consider making one sooner rather than later. A will is a legal document that determines how your estate is divided upon your death. While they are not a legal requirement in Canada, if you pass away without one, it falls on…

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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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Grocery Stores That Price Match in Canada

For many of us, monthly expenses such as groceries, utilities, rent or mortgage payments, car insurance, and more can quickly add up. Therefore, we are always eager to budget and save where we can. One of the best ways to save money on a monthly or weekly basis is by shopping for your groceries at…

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Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)

Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) | How to apply for CRCB

The Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) is another benefit available to Canadians due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The CRCB is specifically aimed at employed or self-employed individuals who can’t work because they need to take care of a child under the age of 12 or a family member that requires supervised care. For those…

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OnlyFans Taxes for Canadians

OnlyFans Taxes for Canadians

Anyone who’s joined OnlyFans and has started to earn an income has likely wondered how their taxes will work. To be clear, it doesn’t matter if you’ve earned $10 or $100,000 on the site, any income earned is considered self-employment income and needs to be reported to the Canada Revenue Agency. Also, the CRA does…

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