How to Increase Your Credit Score as a Newcomer

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June 23, 2022
- Money Management, Debt Management, credit scores-

How Do You Pay Off Debt Without Hurting Your Credit Score?

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June 15, 2022
- Money Management, Debt Management, Saving Money-

How Do You Save for Emergencies When You Have Debt?

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June 09, 2022
- Credit Building, Financial Literacy-

How to Use Credit to Your Advantage

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June 02, 2022
- Money Management, Saving Money, Money Coaching-

How to Manage Your Spending Amidst Inflation and Rising Costs

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May 26, 2022
- Money Management, Saving Money, Money Coaching-

What Is Shrinkflation and How Do You Manage It?

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May 19, 2022
- Money Management, Saving Money-

What Is a Healthy Financial Diet?

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May 12, 2022
- Debt Management, Saving Money-

Interest Rate Hikes: What Does It Mean for Canadians' Debt and Spending?

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May 05, 2022
- Credit Building, Financial Resources-

The Immigrant's Guide to Credit

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April 28, 2022
- Taxes, Vacations-

What is the Staycation Tax Credit?

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April 21, 2022
- Debt Consolidation-

The Truth About Debt Consolidation: Debunking Common Myths

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April 14, 2022
- Credit Building, credit scores-

Credit Repair 101: How to Fix Bad Credit in Canada (& Can You?)

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April 07, 2022
- Credit Cards-

The Truth about Credit Card Limit Increases

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March 31, 2022
- Debt Consolidation, Debt Management, Debt Consolidation Loan-

Debt Management Strategies: Find the Best Strategy for You

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March 24, 2022
- Consumer Protection-

How to Protect Yourself Against Fraud and Scams

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March 17, 2022
- Budgeting-

Dealing with Gas Price Increases: 5 Tips to Help You Find Relief

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March 10, 2022
- Debt Management-

​​Conflict Resolution: How to Deal with Creditors

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March 03, 2022
- Money Management, Money Coaching-

What Is Money Coaching and When Do You Need It?

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February 24, 2022
- Debt Management, Debt Relief-

How Much Debt is Too Much Debt and When it's Time to Find Help

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February 17, 2022
- Credit Cards-

How Do Credit Cards Work in Canada? 9 Things to Know

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February 10, 2022
- Debt Management, Debt Relief-

The State of Canadian Household Debt

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February 03, 2022
- Debt Management-

What Happens When You Don’t Pay Your Credit Card in Canada?

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January 29, 2022
- Budgeting-

3 Ways to Budget and Manage Your Spending

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January 25, 2022
- Credit Cards-

Your Guide to Different Types of Credit Cards (+Pros and Cons)

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January 22, 2022
- Credit Counselling, Debt Management-

How a Credit Counsellor Can Help You Become Debt-Free

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January 18, 2022
- Financial Resources, Low Income-

10 Canadian Government Benefits You May Be Missing Out On

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January 15, 2022
- Debt Management, Holidays and Money, Debt Relief-

How to Pay Off Holiday Credit Card Debt

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January 11, 2022
- Debt Management, Financial Resources-

5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Finances

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January 01, 2022
- Debt Management, Financial Resources-

5 Financial New Year’s Resolutions to Help You Kick Debt to the Curb

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December 27, 2021
- Money Management-

3 Student Spending Habits to Break (+ Ones to Start)

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December 21, 2021
- Money Management-

Money-Saving Tips to Help You Start Your Nest Egg

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November 27, 2021
- Budgeting-

Know the Cost of Owning a Vehicle

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November 23, 2021
- Budgeting, Credit Cards-

How to Be Thrifty When Spending

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November 22, 2021
- Consumer Protection, credit scores-

Your Credit Report: 6 Rights That May Surprise You

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November 20, 2021
- Saving Money, Budget Planner-

Using Shopping Apps to Stretch Your Shopping Dollars

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November 16, 2021
- Debt Management, Credit Cards-

Can You Stay Out of Debt by Using Prepaid Credit Cards?

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November 13, 2021
- Holidays and Money-

How to Curb Your Online Shopping Addiction in Time for New Year’s

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November 09, 2021
- Financial Literacy-

How to Build Good Money Habits to Improve Your Finances

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November 06, 2021
- Money Management, Financial Literacy-

3 Reasons Why Buy Now Pay Later Could Be a Debt Trap

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November 02, 2021
- Debt Consolidation, Debt Management-

2 Pitfalls of High-Cost Consolidations Loans (+ Alternatives to Try)

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October 25, 2021
- Money Management, Budgeting, Financial Resources-

What Is Financial Planning & Why You Need It

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October 22, 2021
- Financial Stress-

Coping with Financial Anxiety: How to Stop Worrying about Money

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October 19, 2021
- Financial Resources-

6 Common Money Myths: The Truth about Your Money

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October 18, 2021
- Budgeting, Holidays and Money-

Spooky Spending Season: How to Do Halloween on a Budget

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October 15, 2021
- Collection Agencies-

What Can Debt Collection Agencies Actually Do in Canada?

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October 15, 2021
- Gambling Debt-

Is iGaming Gambling Addictive? How to Tell if You Have a Problem

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October 06, 2021
- Budget Planner-

How Much Money You Should Spend on Monthly Expenses

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October 05, 2021
- Budgeting-

What Is Budgeting & What Is Its Purpose?

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September 30, 2021
- Financial Resources-

The 7 Finance YouTube Channels You Need to Be Watching

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September 27, 2021
- Financial Literacy-

What Is Financial Literacy & Why Is It Important?

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September 23, 2021
- Debt Management, Financial Literacy, Debt Relief-

What Are the Different Types of Debt?

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September 20, 2021
- Collection Agencies-

Can a Collection Agency Take You to Court?

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September 17, 2021
- Debt Consolidation, Housing-

The Bottom Line on Consolidating Debt Into Your Mortgage

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September 15, 2021
- Financial Resources-

The Best Personal Finance Blogs You Should Be Following

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September 14, 2021
- Financial Resources-

9 Canadian Finance Podcasts You Should Listen To Now

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September 10, 2021
- Debt Management, Millennials-

Millennials & Debt: Dealing with the Millennial Wealth Gap

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August 31, 2021
- Budgeting-

Zero-Based Budgeting Explained: What Is It?

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August 24, 2021
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What Is a Good Credit Score? (+ Why You Need One)

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August 17, 2021
- Debt Management-

Guide to Credit Counselling in Canada: How to Get Out of Debt

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August 11, 2021
- Budgeting-

Make a Summer Budget & Manage Your Summer Spending

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August 05, 2021
- Debt Consolidation, Debt Management, Debt Consolidation Programs, Bankruptcy, Consumer Proposals, Debt Consolidation Loan-

How to Tread Water When You’re Drowning in Debt

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July 22, 2021
- Debt Relief-

Debt Advice in Canada: What You Need to Know

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July 14, 2021
- Budgeting, Credit Cards, Saving Money, Kids and Money-

Avoid These Summer Money Mistakes

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June 22, 2021
- Budgeting, Debt Management-

Pandemic Pet Costs: People & Their Pets

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June 11, 2021
- Debt Consolidation, Debt Management-

What Does It Mean to Be in Debt in Canada?

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June 04, 2021
- Debt Management, Credit Cards-

How to Get Out of Credit Card Debt

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May 28, 2021
- Debt Consolidation, Debt Consolidation Programs, Debt Consolidation Loan-

Understanding Your Debt Consolidation Options

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May 21, 2021
- Debt Management, Student Loans-

Student Loans 101: What to Know about Student Loan Debt in Canada

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May 13, 2021
- Money Management, Debt Management-

How To Pay Off Debt: What my cancer journey taught me about managing money

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April 13, 2021
- Credit Building-

Why Is My Credit Score Dropping? (+ How to Improve Your Credit Score)

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April 02, 2021
- Taxes-

Filing Your Taxes Late? Here’s What You Need to Know!

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March 26, 2021
- Debt Management-

Ontario's COVID Financial Assistance: What Landlords & Tenants Need to Know

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March 25, 2021
- Money Management-

Movies About Money and What We Can Learn From Them

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March 04, 2021
- Debt Consolidation-

How Does Debt Consolidation Affect Your Credit?

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February 24, 2021
- Taxes, Saving Money, RRSPs-

The Ultimate Guide to the Canada RRSP and TFSA

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February 19, 2021
- Money Management, Financial Stress, Recessions-

7 Ways to Prepare for a Recession in Canada

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February 11, 2021
- Taxes, Coronavirus-

Will You Need to Pay Back CERB? + What To Do (If You Do)

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January 31, 2021
- Budgeting, Valentine's Day, Coronavirus-

10 Cheap, Fun, and COVID-Friendly Valentine's Day Date Ideas

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January 29, 2021
- Credit Building, Consumer Protection-

Credit Repair Scams: How to Spot Them and Avoid Them

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January 12, 2021
- Money Management-

12 Songs About Money and What We Can Learn from Them

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January 06, 2021
- Payday Loans-

How Payday Loans Work (+ Tips for Paying Them Off Fast)

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December 23, 2020
- Financial Resources, Financial Literacy-

7 Benefits of Using Reddit Personal Finance Canada & Other Top Forums

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December 18, 2020
- Money Management, Financial Resources-

Financial Tips and More for Newcomers to Canada

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December 16, 2020
- Money Management, Debt Management, Saving Money-

21 Ways to Get Smarter about Money in 2021

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December 14, 2020
- Credit Counselling, Couples and Money, Divorce-

How to Prepare for a Divorce During COVID (Mentally and Financially)

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December 11, 2020
- Holidays and Money-

How to Have a Joyful COVID Christmas

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December 09, 2020
- Holidays and Money-

20 Tips to Get You Through the Holidays Without Going Into Debt

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November 24, 2020
- Collection Agencies, Debt Relief, Coronavirus-

A Refresher on Coronavirus and Debt Collection Agencies

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November 23, 2020
- Budgeting, Credit Cards-

How to Stick to a Budget in a Cashless Society

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November 19, 2020
- Financial Resources, Financial Literacy-

During COVID, Canadians Need Financial Literacy Month More Than Ever

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November 18, 2020
- Saving Money-

How to Coupon in Canada to Save Money

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November 10, 2020
- Debt Management, Coronavirus-

Do I Need to Pay Off My Debt During COVID?

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November 06, 2020
- Credit Cards-

Prepaid Credit Cards vs. Secured Credit Cards: What’s the Difference?

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October 21, 2020
- Money Management, Budgeting, Budget Planner-

“Pay Yourself First” Using Financial Tools for Automated Savings

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October 08, 2020
- Money Management, Budgeting, Saving Money-

How to Save Money By Going Back to Basics

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October 02, 2020
- Credit Building-

Get In The Game With Your Credit Report & Credit Score | Credit Canada

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September 23, 2020
- Financial Resources-

Financial Help and Debt Relief for Canadians During COVID-19

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September 16, 2020
- Emergency Fund-

Prepare for Unexpected Expenses by Creating an Emergency Fund

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September 09, 2020
- Saving Money, Financial Stress-

Frugal Living Tips for Now and the Months Ahead

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September 02, 2020
- Housing-

Fixed vs Variable Rate Mortgages: What’s the Difference?

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August 26, 2020
- Consumer Protection-

15 Internet Scams Canadians Should Watch Out For

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August 21, 2020
- Debt Management, Consumer Protection-

Loan Scams: What You Need to Know

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August 12, 2020
- Financial Resources-

The Best Budgeting Apps

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July 29, 2020
- Seniors, Financial Resources-

What You Should Consider When Making a Will

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July 22, 2020
- Low Income-

The 14 Best Budgeting Tips for Lower Income Families

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July 15, 2020
- Gambling Debt-

Lottery Odds: Are Tickets Worth Your Money?

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June 24, 2020
- Kids and Money-

Teaching Your Kids About Money at Any Age

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June 02, 2020
- Saving Money, Coronavirus-

How to Live More Frugal

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June 01, 2020
- Financial Resources-

Top 13 Canadian Books on Personal Finance

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May 28, 2020
- Retirement, Coronavirus-

Should You Use Your RRSPs and Investments To Pay Off Debt During COVID

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May 27, 2020
- Money Management, Overdraft fees-

What is Overdraft Protection and Do I Need it?

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May 22, 2020
- Consumer Protection, Coronavirus-

How to Avoid Scams During COVID

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May 13, 2020
- Taxes-

How to Get Help If You Owe Taxes and Can't Pay

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May 01, 2020
- credit scores, Coronavirus-

How Will COVID-19 Impact My Credit Score?

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April 24, 2020
- Budgeting, Coronavirus-

How to Create a Realistic Budget During COVID-19

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April 17, 2020
- Credit Counselling, Coronavirus-

How to Speak to Your Creditors During Coronavirus

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April 06, 2020
- Financial Resources, Coronavirus-

What Small Businesses Can Do During Coronavirus

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March 30, 2020
- Layoffs, Coronavirus-

What To Do After Getting Laid Off Due to Coronavirus

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March 27, 2020
- Credit Counselling, Coronavirus-

How Credit Canada Offers Support During the Coronavirus Crisis

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March 17, 2020
- Money Management, Coronavirus-

How to Deal with the Financial Shock of Coronavirus

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March 05, 2020
- Bankruptcy-

Why You May Want to Avoid Filing Bankruptcy in Canada

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March 04, 2020
- Seniors, Financial Literacy-

Can I Inherit Debt After Someone's Death?

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March 03, 2020
- Housing-

How to Rent an Apartment When You're Facing Financial Challenges

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February 26, 2020
- Student Loans-

Should I Consolidate My Student Loan Debt?

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February 20, 2020
- Debt Consolidation Loan-

Why Was My Debt Consolidation Loan Denied?

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February 13, 2020
- Couples and Money, Valentine's Day-

20 Best Cheap Date Ideas for Winter

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February 04, 2020
- Budgeting, Budget Planner-

Our New, Improved & Free Budget Planner + Expense Tracker

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January 23, 2020
- Retirement-

Canada Retirement Planning & Credit Counselling: What You Need to Know

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January 20, 2020
- Financial Stress-

How to Conquer Credit Card Bills to Avoid Blue Monday

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January 16, 2020
- Money Management-

Money Advice You Wish You Had Taken

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January 07, 2020
- Money Management, Budgeting-

Top Budgeting and Money Management Tips for 2020

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January 02, 2020
- Money Management-

How Setting Long-term Goals Can Make 2020 the Best Year Ever

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December 20, 2019
- Holidays and Money-

How To Keep Your Last Minute Holiday Travel Budget on Track

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December 16, 2019
- Student Loans-

Students Can Avoid Debt With Our Budget Calculator | Credit Canada

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December 12, 2019
- Couples and Money-

Debt and Divorce: What You Need to Know

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December 09, 2019
- Holidays and Money-

6 Tips for a Relaxing (and Debt-free) Holiday Season

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December 04, 2019
- Holidays and Money-

Winter Staycation Ideas for You and Your Family

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December 03, 2019
- Consumer Proposals-

Your Guide to Understanding Consumer Proposals

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December 02, 2019
- Credit Counselling-

Credit Counselling Helps People Get Out from Under | Credit Canada

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November 27, 2019
- Money Management, Saving Money-

Your Black Friday and Cyber Monday Game Plan

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November 20, 2019
- Saving Money-

Top Tips for Buying a New Car

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November 05, 2019
- Money Management-

10 Savvy Money Tips To Improve Your Financial Situation | Credit Canada

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October 30, 2019
- Debt Management, Debt Relief-

How to Reduce Debt and Avoid Financial Difficulties

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October 24, 2019
- Saving Money-

How Frugal Living Pays Off

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October 17, 2019
- Debt Consolidation, Debt Consolidation Programs-

How to Ensure a Successful Debt Consolidation Program

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October 10, 2019
- Credit Cards-

What Are The Best Credit Card Points — And Are They Worth It?

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October 03, 2019
- Debt Management, Debt Relief-

How Much High Interest Loans and Credit Products Cost

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September 25, 2019
- Student Loans, CEWC-

Credit Education Week Essay Contest

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September 18, 2019
- Saving Money-

How To Save Money On Groceries

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September 11, 2019
- Debt Management, Debt Relief-

Good Debt vs. Bad Debt and How They Can Impact You

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September 05, 2019
- Bankruptcy, Consumer Proposals-

Consumer Proposal vs. Bankruptcy: What You Need to Know

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August 28, 2019
- Debt Management, Debt Relief-

What's the Best Way for Getting Out of Debt

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August 21, 2019
- Money Management, Saving Money-

Bringing Back the Art of Saving Money

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August 14, 2019
- Credit Building-

What is a Credit Bureau and How Does it Work?

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August 07, 2019
- Budgeting-

Budgeting Made Easy

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July 31, 2019
- Money Management-

Why You Need to Have a Weekly Expense Tracker

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July 24, 2019
- Credit Cards-

Credit Card Handbook

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July 18, 2019
- Student Loans-

Can Debt Consolidation Help Canada's Student Loan Crisis?

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July 18, 2019
- Debt Management-

Canadian Household Debt Statistics You Should Know

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May 08, 2019
- Money Management, Budgeting-

Do You Know How To Manage Your Money?

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April 01, 2019
- Money Management, Consumer Protection-

Top 7 Ways People Foolishly Give their Money Away

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March 07, 2019
- Kids and Money-

Don't Let March Break Leave You Broke!

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February 14, 2019
- Couples and Money, Valentine's Day-

How to Recover from Financial Infidelity

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January 22, 2019
- Credit Counselling, Bankruptcy-

Do You Need Bankruptcy Or Credit Counselling?

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January 16, 2019
- Generation Z, Kids and Money, RESPs-

RESPs and Free Money

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January 15, 2019
- Layoffs-

Preparing For A Job Loss

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January 08, 2019
- Holidays and Money-

5 Ways to Keep Your New Year's Resolution

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January 02, 2019
- Credit Cards-

3 Reasons A Creditor May Close Your Account | Credit Canada

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December 26, 2018
- Saving Money-

That New Car Smell Can Include Money | Credit Canada

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December 13, 2018
- Emergency Fund-

Why You Need an Emergency Savings Fund

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December 11, 2018
- Budgeting, Holidays and Money-

8 Ways to Avoid Holiday Buyer’s Remorse

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December 05, 2018
- Credit Building-

How to Understand Canadian Credit Scores

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December 04, 2018
- Holidays and Money-

10 Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Everyone That Won’t Break Your Budget

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November 28, 2018
- Budgeting, Budget Planner-

4 Categories You Need to Have in Your Monthly Budget Planner

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November 27, 2018
- Consumer Protection, Holidays and Money-

You Need To Watch Out for These Holiday Online Scammers

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November 22, 2018
- Budgeting, Budget Planner-

Why You Need to Be Using a Personal Budget Planner

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November 15, 2018
- Money Management-

How to Avoid Financial Mistakes Made by Real People

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November 13, 2018
- Debt Consolidation Programs-

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Debt Consolidation Programs

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November 08, 2018
- Holidays and Money-

How to Keep Your Holiday Budget in Check

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November 07, 2018
- Millennials, Generation Z, Student Loans-

How to Budget as a College or University Student 101

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November 01, 2018
- Holidays and Money-

7 of the Best Seasonal Jobs For You to Get This Winter

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October 31, 2018
- Credit Building-

6 Steps You Can Take to Restore Your Credit

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October 30, 2018
- Debt Consolidation-

How to Qualify for Debt Consolidation in Canada

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October 24, 2018
- Credit Cards, Balance Transfers-

The Risks of Credit Card Balance Transfers

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October 23, 2018
- Saving Money-

11 Bad Spending Habits You Need To Break

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October 19, 2018
- Saving Money, Housing-

10 Great Tips for Saving Energy This Winter

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October 17, 2018
- Saving Money-

How to Shop for Meals on a Budget

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October 16, 2018
- Vacations-

5 of the Best, Cheapest Places to Vacation to From Canada

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October 11, 2018
- Debt Consolidation, Debt Management-

The Pros and Cons of Debt Repayment Methods You Need To Know

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October 09, 2018
- Halloween-

The 9 Coolest & Cheapest Indoor & Outdoor Halloween Decoration Ideas

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October 03, 2018
- CEWC-

How to Embrace CEWC and Become More Mindful with Your Money

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September 27, 2018
- Saving Money-

When to be Saving Versus Investing Money

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September 26, 2018
- Debt Management, Credit Cards-

Life with Credit After Divorcing Debt

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September 21, 2018
- Money Management, Budgeting-

Top 5 Categories That Are Killing Your Household Budget

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September 21, 2018
- Credit Building-

Facts about Your Credit Report and Rebuilding Good Credit

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September 18, 2018
- Payday Loans-

How to Pay Off Your Payday Loan

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September 14, 2018
- Low Income-

Money Management for Low Income Families

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September 12, 2018
- Financial Resources-

The 15 Best Money-Making Apps in Canada You Need in 2020

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September 11, 2018
- Debt Consolidation, Loans-

Everything You Need to Know About Debt Consolidation

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September 05, 2018
- Bankruptcy-

10 Options You Need to Try Before Resorting to Bankruptcy

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