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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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First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

First-Time Home Buyer Incentive Explained

Are you looking to buy a home and want to take advantage of the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive? This new government program is meant to help you become a homeowner, but admittedly, it’s quite confusing. Essentially, it’ll help you reduce your monthly mortgage payments, but the government takes a share of your equity. While there’s…

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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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Are GICs Worth it

Are GICs Worth it? Understanding GIC Investments

Are GICs worth it? When some people think of investing, they tend to think of it as a high-risk strategy. Often, we associate investments with the stock market which can be incredibly volatile. While some people love to invest in stocks, others shy away from it, prioritizing security over the risk that comes with potential…

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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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ebates.ca review

Rakuten Canada Review | Get $5 for free

Rakuten Canada which is formerly known as ebates.ca is arguably the most known online cash back shopping portal worldwide. Ebates was founded in California in 1998 and it was an instant success getting millions of users. It became so popular that it was acquired in 2014 for one billion dollars by Japanese giant Rakuten (hence…

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PC Optimum

PC Optimum Points | How to earn more points fast!

Do you want to know how do PC points work? PC Optimum Points is one of the most popular loyalty programs in Canada. It’s probably the #1 retail loyalty program in the country and you should definitely join it if you’re not already a member. In case you didn’t know, PC Optimum is the merged…

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ofx review canada

OFX Review Canada | The best way to transfer money internationally

Finding the best way to transfer money internationally isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Sure, you could easily go to your bank and send an international money transfer, but you could get hit with some serious fees. You would have to pay to make the transfer (the recipient may also pay a fee) and…

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EQ Bank Tax Free Savings Account Review

EQ Bank Tax Free Savings Account Review

EQ Bank has been around for quite a few years now, and clients love how they’ve simplified banking. You get a high interest rate with no everyday banking fees. What’s not to like right? Well, there was one complaint. EQ Bank didn’t offer a Tax Free Savings Account. Saving is great, but it would be…

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