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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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Millionaire teacher book review

The Millionaire Teacher Review

The Millionaire Teacher is back! Okay, he technically didn’t go anywhere, but author Andrew Hallam has just released the second edition of his book The Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School. Let’s be clear, if you’re looking to learn about personal finance and investing, this is a must-buy…

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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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EQ Bank Retirement Savings Plan Review

EQ Bank Retirement Savings Plan Review

I’ve been a massive fan of EQ Bank ever since they came to the market with great interest rates, but admittedly, it was a bit disappointing that they didn’t have a Retirement Savings Plan (RSP) available. Well, that’s no longer an issue as the EQ Bank Retirement Savings Plan has just been introduced. As you…

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Free roadside assistance

Free Roadside Assistance in Canada

Free roadside assistance has saved me on more than one occasion over the years. Just recently, I had to get my battery boosted twice during a one-week period. There was another time where I got a flat while driving and I called for help because I was stuck on the side of a somewhat busy…

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8 Goals for Every Freelancer

8 Goals for Every Freelancer

I started freelancing in 2014. It happened by accident as a company reached out to me to write an article for them. I instantly said yes because I wanted the extra income, but I had no real goals in mind. I figured if I could make a few hundred dollars a year, that would be…

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How to Build Credit as A new Immigrant

How to Build Credit as A new Immigrant

If you recently arrived in Canada, you’re likely wondering how to build credit as a new immigrant? The process of building a credit history and credit score in Canada is easy. However, depending on your circumstances, getting a good credit score may take some time. Regardless of your situation, building your credit score in Canada…

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How to Ask for a Raise

How to Ask for a Raise | 6 Tips to get you paid

I worked in television for nearly two decades and I only asked for a raise once. My boss quickly denied me without having much of a conversation about it. To be fair, I was already at the top of my pay scale and I worked in a union position. That said, I knew for a…

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Should You Lend Money to Friends or Family

Should You Lend Money to Friends or Family?

One of the most common questions I get is should you lend money to family or friends? Generally speaking, I’d advise against it, but I understand it’s a complicated situation. You want to help if you can, but at the same time, money can ruin relationships. I personally have been burned twice lending money to…

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How to Apply for the CERS benefit

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) | How to Apply for CERS

The Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) was recently announced and will replace the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program. The CERS will be similar to the CECRA in the sense that it’ll provide rent relief for small business owners, but the updated version is much better since it allows you to bypass landlords for…

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