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5 Ways I Turned My Side Hustle Into My Primary Income
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I started working when I was fourteen. I was just beginning high school and working part time in the food services industry. Seven years later and I’ve worked a total of ten different jobs! This work has ranged from food services to nannying to hospitality and now, proudly, I work full time...
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Check Your Financial Privilege
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Advice in the personal finance community has always been catered toward at those who already have money to spare. Even with the audience broadening in recent years, many aspects of the money business continues to exclude the impoverished. Those who perpetuate these aspects also feed into continui...
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4 Strategies I Used To Save $100,000 by Age 25
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Three years ago, I made a deal with myself: I wanted to have $100,000 saved when I’m 25. But I didn’t mind if it didn’t happen until the day before my 26th birthday. One of my biggest priorities in life has always been to save as much money as possible. I owe much of that [...] The post 4 Strateg...
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I’m Frugal, But I’m Still Buying a $50,000 Car
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Those who know me know I am a frugal shopper. When I do shop, I like to spend money on good food, experiences, and on items for my home. So now that my 2006 Honda is starting to show signs of ageing, I need to adjust my budget so that I can buy a new [...] The post I’m Frugal, But I’m...
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I Need The New KOHO Metal Card!
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Not sure if you’ve seen it yet, but my favorite fintech brand KOHO is releasing a stunning metal card for all your spending needs. The new KOHO metal card is done up in gorgeous pink & gold and gives you all the perks of KOHO with a little bit more luxury in your wallet.  If [...] ...
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How I Paid Off Over $21,000 of Student Loan Debt in Under 22 Months
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I graduated from my Bachelor of Science degree owing over $21,000. I managed to pay it off in less than 22 months.  How I amassed nearly $22,000 in student loan debt in the first place I took out my first student loan in my second year of university. I can’t remember the original amoun...
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Tangerine World MasterCard vs. Tangerine Money Back Card
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If you’re already a Tangerine client, you may have gotten an email last month inviting you to upgrade your Tangerine Money-Back Card to the new Tangerine World MasterCard. What is the Tangerine World MasterCard? The Tangerine World MasterCard has all the core benefits as the Tangerine Money...
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How I Increased My Net Worth by Over $200K in 4 Years
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I did not come from a privileged background My dad was the breadwinner in the family and when he moved to the Philippines when I was nine to chase his dreams, he left my mom alone to raise my six-year-old brother and I. We were left with nothing. My mom raised us the best she [...] The post How I...
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4 Reasons to Set Up an RRSP While You’re Young
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You might think you’re too young to need an RRSP. But this is one savings plan that is a firm foundation for a lifetime of financial security. Despite its name, you can use the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) for more than just retirement. It can help you with everything from going back...
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3 Ways I Manage Multiple Jobs
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Working multiple jobs obviously has its challenges. As a full-time student with three jobs, I found myself so overwhelmed that I would make stupid mistakes and forget important tasks that killed my job performance. It took weeks for me to figure out what it was that I needed to change. But now th...
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