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Motusbank review

Motusbank Review

motusbank is here! The first thing you need to know is that motusbank is a brand new Canadian digital bank which is a subsidiary of Meridian. In case you’re not familiar, they’re one of the most popular credit unions in Ontario and Canada. For years, Meridian has been offering some amazing products including one of…

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Live at Home Without Debt

Live at Home Without Debt? Here’s What to do With Your Money

A little while back, a reader of mine (Suzette) commented on how it would be interesting to read a post that’s aimed at Asians. Her point was that many Asians typically live at home rent-free until they’re married and usually their parents would have paid for their education. As someone who fits that description perfectly,…

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Don't panic about your RRSP

Don’t Stress out About Your RRSP and TFSA!

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BMO. All opinions are my own. Every year, you have until the 60th day of the year to make a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) contribution. In other words, if you want to claim that contribution to your previous year’s tax return, you better…

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Understanding the RRSP Basics

You’ve likely noticed by now a ton of ads for RRSPs. This is pretty typical from the banks since the end of February is the deadline for contributions for the previous tax year. This is a great reminder for everyone, but RRSP contributions can be made any time during the year so there’s no need…

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3 Reasons why You Shouldn't Freak out About Saving for Retirement

3 Reasons why You Shouldn’t Freak out About Saving for Retirement

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. All opinions are my own. I think it’s safe to say that many people freak out when it comes to saving for their retirement. Some people may have not saved anything while others may not think they’re saving…

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Why Millennials Should be Saving for Retirement Now

Why Millennials Should be Saving for Retirement Now

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. All opinions are my own. I hate to generalize, but it seems like not many Millennials are saving for retirement. This likely won’t surprise my fellow Millennials since many of us are dealing with student debt, a high…

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What are You Willing to do for Financial Independence

What are You Willing to do for Financial Independence?

I’m honestly getting really tired of all the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) blogs, articles, and people out there. Don’t get me wrong, I think FIRE is amazing, and if you can achieve it, that’s great. My problem is that in the last little while, FIRE has been making headlines because of people who have…

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How to Start Investing in 4 Easy Steps

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RBC InvestEase Inc. All opinions are my own and are based on my own research of the subject matter. I’ll be honest, I was terrified of investing in my younger years, but I knew that the earlier I started investing, the more money I…

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6 Things You Should Know About Deposit Insurance in Canada

This is a sponsored post written by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation. This has been reviewed and approved by Moneywehave.com Editor’s note: One of the most common questions I get is what happens to your deposited money if a bank fails? Well the good news is that you’re covered up to $100,000 thanks to the…

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What my Parents Taught me About Money

My parents are awesome, they may have driven me mad (okay maybe I drove them mad) as a teenager, but there’s no doubt that they taught me a lot about money. Some of what I learned was a direct result of what they taught me, but there are also a lot of things I picked…

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