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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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Moka (Mylo) Review

In the market for a budgeting app that will help you save money? Moka (formerly known as Mylo) may be just what you’re looking for. This app helps you save money on a regular basis without having to change your spending habits. Here’s the thing, Moka is actually an investing app that’s disguised as a…

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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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What is a Credit Union?

Have you ever drive around your neighbourhood or city and noticed things called credit unions? If you answered yes, the odds are you’ve likely asked yourself what is a credit union? Credit unions are similar to banks and other financial institutions, but what makes them different is that they use a cooperative model where their…

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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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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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10 Tips for How to Save on Online Shopping

10 Tips for How to Save on Online Shopping

Online shopping has been a popular shopping method of choice for many Canadians who appreciate the ease of being able to do it from the comfort of their own home. However, during COVID, the demand for online shopping has been on the rise. According to a study by Statistics Canada, retail e-commerce sales reached a…

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Why Your Overall Financial Health is More Than Just Your RRSP

One of the earliest money lessons I learned was to pay yourself first. I was seventeen at the time and just got my first paycheque. Before I had a chance to spend any of it, my dad encouraged me to open a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) at my bank. It made sense, if I…

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Willful Promo Code | Get $15 off

Are you looking for a Willful promo code? If you said yes, you’re not alone considering 56% of Canadians don’t have a will. To get $15 off, use my Willful promo code MONEYWEHAVE15. If you’re still not sure if Willful is right for you, you can check out my Willful review where I go over…

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best way to exchange money

The cost of travel: The best way to exchange money

What is the best way to exchange money? That’s easily the question I get asked the most these days. Maybe it’s because finding deals on flights and hotels is a little easier these days but it’s more likely that people are just more aware of how exchange rates affect us. A couple of years ago,…

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