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Credit Card Hacks: How to legally maximize your points and cards

Credit card hacks are some of the easiest things you can do. Heck, you’re likely already doing some of these hacks and you don’t even know it. I’m not talking about real hacks that will get you in trouble with the law, but rather, these credit card hacks focus on perks and benefits that come…

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Compound Interest Definition and Explanation

Compound Interest Definition and Explanation

Compound interest is a common term you hear when it comes to investing. But, what exactly is compound interest, how does it work, and how can you best take advantage of it? I’m sharing what you need to know in this compound interest explanation. Compound interest definition So, what is compound interest? Compound interest is…

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Is an RRSP Loan Worth it?

Should you get an RRSP loan? That’s a question that I’ve been getting a lot as of late. At first, I was like this is a very specific question for new investors to be asking, then I realized that banks advertise RRSP loans all over the place. They make it sound like it’s an excellent…

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Why You Need to Have a High Interest Savings Account

How would you like to make money for free? Silly question, isn’t it? Of course you would, and you can easily with a high interest savings account. A high interest savings account (HISA) is something that every Canadian should have, yet there are still many that don’t. Chances are, that’s just because they don’t know…

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11 Ways to Save on Your Home and Car Insurance

Price is often top of mind when buying insurance since it can be a huge expense for many people. However, many people hate paying for something they’ll hopefully never have to use. Plus, in certain cases (like car insurance), you’re legally required to have it. So, how can you get the coverage you need at…

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5 Pieces of Financial Advice I Wish I Knew in my 20’s

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Borrowell. All opinions are my own. Growing up I was fortunate that my parents taught me some of the basics when it came to personal finance. I was encouraged by them to open a bank account when I was young and they told me…

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How Learning a Foreign Language Makes you Richer

Speaking a new language brings with it a plethora of benefits: from being able to communicate with locals while abroad, to taking you out of your comfort zone and boosting your personal confidence–multilingualism can also make you richer. Sound crazy, but it’s true, there are many situations where knowing another language can either save you…

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How These 4 People are Making Side Hustles Work for Them

Side hustles are all the rage these days. If you’re not familiar with the term, side hustles are basically jobs that allow you to earn extra income outside of your regular job. Some people look for side hustles because they want the extra income while others have realized that they can make money from the…

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Stop screwing your retirement

Stop Screwing Your Retirement!

As a personal finance writer, I always try to be positive when I talk about money. I understand that managing your finances is no easy task. I openly admit that I’ve made some mistakes in the past which is why I try to relate what I’ve learned to you. But there’s one thing that drives…

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Banks

Although some people have decided to use digital banks only, the majority of Canadians still use brick and mortar banks. There’s nothing wrong with that, but the question is are you getting the most out of your banks? Traditional banks offer a variety of products services but it seems like many people are using them…

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