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10 Essential Steps to Make Money Flipping Houses
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The following is a guest post by Valerie Clark from Your Payoff. Many people think real estate is a surefire way to get rich, and then are surprised when their home turns into a money pit. Valerie shares how to make money flipping houses. This is worthy read of anyone browsing fixer-uppers, wheth...
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Why You Need An Emergency Fund of Stuff
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Most financial gurus will suggest you build an Emergency Fund with enough cash to cover 3 to 6 months of essential expenses. I’m going to suggest you also start building a 3-month stash of household and personal goods. Initially, my Emergency Fund of Stuff was an accident. I signed up for A...
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How I Shed Nearly $50,000 of Debt in Less Than 2 Years!
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The following is a guest post by Eric from Finances With Family.This is an awesome story of triumph over the worst possible kinds of debt — I’m talking payday loans and gambling debts, on top of credit cards and student loans! If you need a dose of inspiration for getting rid of huge ...
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Why Your Savings Strategy Needs GICs
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**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of EQ Bank. However, as always, all opinions are my own. Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs) are an awesome way to save for a financial goal with a specific timeline. These are super-safe cash investments that offer better returns than savi...
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The Best Books to Gift a New Grad
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It’s that time of year again! Someone close to you is finishing school. Whether wrapping up an undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree (or even high school!), someone in your life is graduating. A good book is a great graduation gift, but what are the best books to gift a new grad? ...
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How to Save a Down payment For a House
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When it comes to buying your first home, the first thing many people focus on is saving their downpayment. While this is not the largest financial burden of ownership, it is the first big hurdle you need to clear. Figuring out how to save a down payment can be challenging. Before we jump into it,...
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How to Use the Debt Snowflake Method
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You’ve probably heard about the Debt Avalanche” or the “Debt Snowball”, but might be less familiar with the Debt Snowflake method. However, if you’re currently slugging away at paying down a big balance, this is a repayment strategy you want to have in your arsenal t...
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Frugal Finds to Make Breastfeeding Easier
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Most people think breastfeeding is “free” or “frugal” — as a breastfeeding mother of an almost-9-month-old, I assure you, it’s not free. Not even close. What’s an even bigger shocker, you do have to buy things in order to breastfeed. Well, that’s no...
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The 4 Best High-Interest Savings Accounts in Canada
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If you’re looking for a place to stash your cash to help it grow without the roller-coaster volatility of the stock market, your options are a high-interest savings account or a GIC. In Canada, we typically imagine the only banks available are “The Big 5” but truthfully Canadian...
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The 5 Bank Accounts Everybody Needs
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Between my business and personal accounts, I have financial relationships with seven (7!) different financial institutions. That seems like an obscenely high number, but truthfully each one serves a purpose in my financial blueprint. Some people manage all their money out of one chequing account,...
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