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My Inexpensive Wedding

I never had much intention of getting married. I am a simple, private person and I don’t like being the centre of attention. To have an extravagant day focusing on me isn’t really what I would call fun. 522 more words

Saving & Spending

To Lease or To Finance: That is the Question!

When it comes to buying a new car, you have three options: purchasing it with cash, purchasing it through a loan (also known as financing) or leasing it. 763 more words

Saving & Spending

Be Prepared, Because Life Happens

An emergency fund is an essential part of your personal finances. Its importance is stressed in almost every personal finance book and budgeting blog, and yet 27% of Canadians have one month or less of expenses in their emergency fund. 1,105 more words

Personal Finance

When to choose a TFSA over an RESP for an Education Savings plan

If you’ve been following us on Facebook, you may already know that there are a few other options beyond an RESP for educational savings. For many parents or grandparents, an RESP could be the most bang for your buck due to the government grant associated (the government contributes 20 % up to $2,500) but there are always a few concerns to go with it. 324 more words

Banking

Students and Parents Have Different Ideas about Back-to-School Budgeting

It’s that time of year again for students and parents to plan back-to-college shopping. 134 more words

Banking

Am I annoying you at the grocery store?

We’ve all been there. Standing. Waiting. Shifting our weight from our left to our right and then back again. Sighing. Checking our watch. What’s the hold up? 520 more words

Personal Finance