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Wealthsimple Review: Simple Investing on Autopilot
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Wealthsimple is a roboadvisor. This is an automated investing tool for people who want to get into the stock market but aren’t sure where to start. Wealthsimple has been on the scene for a few years, but I only just signed up last month. I’ve been getting hundreds of requests for a We...
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FREE Spending Tracker
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Here’s a FREE spending tracker to help you get your finances on track! I always recommend a simple 5 category budget: Housing, Transportation, Savings, Debt, and Miscellaneous. While I offer suggestions of how much to spend in each category, for the most part, budgeting can be approached with gen...
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How To Open a TFSA
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The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is the best long-term savings vehicle available to Canadians, but less than 40% of eligible savers are making use of it. If you don’t have one, it’s time for you to open a TFSA. How the TFSA works The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is a registered ...
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FREE Debt Payoff Schedule Spreadsheet
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Here’s a free debt repayment schedule to help you get your finances on track! The secret to getting out of debt fast is making extra payments, no matter how small. Often people think $5 or $10 won’t matter in the grand scheme of things, but depending on your balance and the interest rate, e...
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How I Saved Over $5,000 In My Baby’s College Fund By Her First Birthday
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One of the first things I did after my daughter was born was start saving for her post-secondary education. Setting up my baby’s college fund was one of the best ways I knew of to provide her with long-term financial security. More accurately, long-term financial security I never had. Why I...
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Self-Directed Investing vs. Robo-Advisor
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When it comes to investing in the stock market, there are now more choices than ever. You do not have to go with the products are your primary bank, nor do you have to go with a bank at all. You can take your portfolio into your own hands, but exactly how much you want [...] The post Self-Directe...
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How to Build a Six-Figure Stock Portfolio From Scratch
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A six-figure stock portfolio is a strong foundation for financial security, but most people see that many zeros and have no idea how to make it a reality. Truthfully, getting your investments to $100,000 is much easier than you think. When it comes to investing, most people stay out of the stock ...
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Free Budget Workbook
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Here’s a free budgeting workbook to help you get your finances on track! Whether you’re starting from scratch or you’ve had a working budget for years, this simple 2-page workbook will help you categorize and visualize where your money is going. This will help you make better de...
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Personal Finance Isn’t Just Personal
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The following is a guest post by Moss Mint Teal, which explores the intersections of sustainability and personal finance while examining the impacts of systemic issues like discrimination on the basis of race, gender, and more.  What the term “personal finance” is missing We often hear how “perso...
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EQ Bank Review: High Interest For The Savvy Saver
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EQ Bank is a digital bank that has been around for a few years but I only just started using in January. I waited too long! In this EQ Bank review I share what’s to love (and some things not to like) about this newcomer to Canadian banking. A 100% honest EQ Bank review Many [...] The post E...
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