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 12 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 14, 2020
- Debt Consolidation, Housing-

The Bottom Line on Consolidating Debt Into Your Mortgage

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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 30, 2020
- Financial Resources-

9 Canadian Finance Podcasts You Should Listen To Now

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January 27, 2020
- Financial Resources-

The 15 Best Personal Finance Blogs You Should be Following

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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 23, 2019
- Collection Agencies-

Can a Collection Agency Take You to Court?

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December 19, 2019
- Budget Planner-

How Much Money You Should Spend on Monthly Expenses

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December 18, 2019
- Collection Agencies-

What Can Debt Collection Agencies Actually Do in Canada?

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December 16, 2019
- Student Loans-

Best Student Loan Debt Advice for Students and Graduates

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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-

How Does Credit Counselling Work?

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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-

Want to Improve Your Financial Situation? Try These 10 Savvy Money Tips

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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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September 04, 2019
- Retirement-

Not Your Momma's Guide to Retirement Planning

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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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July 10, 2019
- Money Management-

How to Create SMART Financial Goals

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May 08, 2019
- Money Management, Budgeting-

Do You Know How To Manage Your Money?

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April 24, 2019
- Money Management, Debt Consolidation-

Debt Relief Options: Consolidation, Consumer Proposal, Bankruptcy

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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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February 11, 2019
- Budgeting, Valentine's Day-

How to Celebrate a Budget Friendly Valentine's Day

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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-

Was Your Credit Card Closed Due to Delinquency, Inactivity, or Red Flags?

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December 27, 2018
- Money Management-

Movies About Money and What We Can Learn From Them

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December 26, 2018
- Saving Money-

Save a Bundle by Giving Up Your Car

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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 06, 2018
- Debt Consolidation Programs, Debt Consolidation Loan-

My Debt Consolidation Loan Was Denied—Now What?

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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 29, 2018
- Budgeting, Budget Planner-

What You Need to Do After Completing Your Personal Budget Planner

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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 21, 2018
- Credit Cards, Balance Transfers-

The Balance Transfer Plunge: 7 Things to Consider Before Jumping In

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November 20, 2018
- Holidays and Money-

Can You Spend More This Holiday Season Without Going Into Debt?

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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 06, 2018
- Debt Consolidation-

What is the Process for Debt Consolidation Loans in Canada?

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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 26, 2018
- Vacations, Holidays and Money-

7 Tips For How To Travel This Holiday Season On A Budget

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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 10, 2018
- Debt Calculator-

How Our New Debt Calculator Can Help You

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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 20, 2018
- Debt Consolidation-

5 Things You Need To Avoid If Consolidating Credit Card Debt

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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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August 28, 2018
- Budgeting, Low Income-

How to Make Budgeting on an Irregular Income Easy

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August 23, 2018
- Gambling Debt-

How to Financially Recover From Gambling Debt

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August 22, 2018
- Money Management-

7 Ways to Help a Friend in Debt Without Handing Out Money

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August 21, 2018
- Credit Cards-

Is it Smart to Pay My Credit Card Debt with a Line of Credit?

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August 16, 2018
- Seniors-

Planning for the Future as Our Parents Age

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August 09, 2018
- Debt Consolidation, Debt Management-

7 Ways to Consolidate Debt Despite Bad Credit

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August 08, 2018
- Bankruptcy, Consumer Proposals-

How to Know if Filing for Bankruptcy is the Right Decision

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August 07, 2018
- Debt Management-

How to (Finally) Break Up with Debt

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August 02, 2018
- Money Management-

How to Stop Impulse Buying and Learn to Just Say No

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August 01, 2018
- Money Management-

15 Ways to Organize Your Spending

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July 31, 2018
- Credit Building-

Rebuilding Credit Following Debt Repayment

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July 26, 2018
- Financial Resources-

7 Must-Read Books About Debt for Canadians

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July 24, 2018
- Credit Cards-

The 10 Most Common Questions About Credit Cards

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July 19, 2018
- Credit Cards-

How Did People Get By Before Credit Cards?

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July 12, 2018
- Millennials, Generation Z-

Money Management Tips for Generation Z

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July 10, 2018
- Kids and Money-

I’m in Debt and Can’t Afford to Make Child Support Payments

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July 06, 2018
- Vacations-

How to Take A Summer Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

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June 28, 2018
- Consumer Protection, Payday Loans-

New Consumer Protection Laws Going Into Effect on Canada Day

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June 27, 2018
- Credit Building-

What is the Best Credit Card Utilization Ratio

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June 22, 2018
- Debt Consolidation, Debt Calculator-

Is Debt Consolidation Right For You? Our Free Debt Calculator Has the Answer

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June 19, 2018
- Credit Counselling, Saving Money-

Top Tips From Credit Counsellors

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June 14, 2018
- Credit Counselling-

How to Choose the Right Credit Counselling Agency

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June 12, 2018
- Seniors-

The 10 Best Jobs For Seniors Who Can’t (or Won’t) Retire

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June 07, 2018
- Seniors-

Financial Resources Available to Canadian Seniors

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May 31, 2018
- Debt Calculator-

Methods For Paying Off Debt: Snowball vs. Avalanche

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May 29, 2018
- Seniors, Retirement-

6 Tips For Dealing With Debt Before You Retire

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May 24, 2018
- Saving Money-

Healthy Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Save Money

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May 23, 2018
- Saving Money-

Save It or Spend It: Tips for Making the Tough Call

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May 17, 2018
- Credit Building-

Do I Need Credit?

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May 15, 2018
- Financial Resources-

The 6 Best Budgeting Apps

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May 10, 2018
- Money Management-

How to Create Financial Goals

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May 09, 2018
- Collection Agencies-

How to Speak to a Debt Collector

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May 03, 2018
- Budgeting-

5 Reasons Your Budget Isn't Working

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May 01, 2018
- Credit Counselling-

Credit Counselling: The Overview You've Been Waiting For

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April 26, 2018
- Millennials-

Money Tips for Millennials at Different Life Stages

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April 24, 2018
- Seniors, Retirement-

5 Retirement Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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April 19, 2018
- Money Management-

How to Drastically Cut Expenses and Get Your Finances on Track

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April 17, 2018
- Millennials-

Millennials Take the Lead When it Comes to Debt

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April 12, 2018
- Debt Management-

Your Foolproof Plan to Get Out of Debt

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April 10, 2018
- Saving Money-

Top 6 Bargain Hunting Hacks

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April 05, 2018
- Debt Consolidation, Credit Cards-

Is Credit Consolidation the Right Choice for Me?

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April 04, 2018
- Financial Stress-

How to Deal With Financial Stress

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April 03, 2018
- Taxes-

Tips for Filing your Self-Employed Tax Return

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March 29, 2018
- Consumer Protection-

Don't Let These 6 Scams Fool You

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March 27, 2018
- Taxes-

10 Ways to Take the Fear Out of Filing Taxes

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March 22, 2018
- Credit Building, Consumer Protection-

Credit Repair Scams: How to Spot Them and Avoid Them

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March 20, 2018
- Taxes-

Top 3 Tips to Boost Your Tax Refund

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March 15, 2018
- Credit Building-

How to Prioritize Debt to Raise Your Credit Score

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March 08, 2018
- Housing-

Should I Rent or Buy My Home? Top 3 Benefits of Both

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March 06, 2018
- Taxes-

Why it’s Important to File Your Taxes Every Year

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March 01, 2018
- Saving Money-

10 Ways to Earn Some Extra Cash

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February 27, 2018
- Debt Management-

How Much Debt is Too Much Debt?

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February 22, 2018
- Housing-

5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Borrowing for Your First Home

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February 20, 2018
- Couples and Money-

Learning Money Management After a Separation

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February 15, 2018
- Couples and Money, Valentine's Day-

Financial Infidelity: When Love is Blind to Bad Behaviour

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February 13, 2018
- Consumer Protection, Couples and Money, Valentine's Day-

Caught in a Bad Romance: How to Avoid Online Dating Scams

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February 08, 2018
- Credit Building-

What is My Debt-to-Income Ratio and Why is it Important?

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February 06, 2018
- Money Management-

How to Be a Financial Supermom

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February 02, 2018
- Budgeting-

How to Budget Like a Pro in Just 6 Easy Steps

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January 30, 2018
- Credit Cards-

What Happens to my Credit Cards in a Debt Consolidation Program?

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January 25, 2018
- Credit Cards-

Managing Credit Cards: A How-To Guide

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January 24, 2018
- Saving Money, Emergency Fund-

Saving Up Money vs. Paying Off Debt: Where Should I Start?

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January 18, 2018
- Credit Cards-

 5 Ways to Stop Using Credit Cards For Good (Plus 1 Important Tip)

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January 11, 2018
- Credit Building-

What Does It Mean When My Credit Score Drops? 

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January 08, 2018
- Kids and Money-

How to Teach Kids about Money

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January 04, 2018
- Holidays and Money-

How to Get Out of Debt in 2018

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January 03, 2018
- Holidays and Money-

8 Financial New Year's Resolutions You Should Make & Keep

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December 28, 2017
- Debt Management-

Make It a Debt-Free, Stress-Free 2018!

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December 27, 2017
- Credit Counselling-

10 Common Fears People Have about Credit Counselling

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December 21, 2017
- Emergency Fund-

How to Set Up An Emergency Fund: 5 Easy Steps

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December 20, 2017
- Retirement-

8 Tips To Help You Retire Debt-Free

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December 18, 2017
- Collection Agencies-

What to Do If a Debt Collector Calls You

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December 15, 2017
- Credit Cards-

How to Live Without Credit Cards

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December 14, 2017
- Debt Management-

Am I In Debt But Don't Know It Yet?

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December 07, 2017
- Housing-

Renovate Your Home Without Going Further Into Debt: 4 Tips

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December 05, 2017
- Consumer Proposals-

Consumer Proposals: To Accept or Reject?

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November 30, 2017
- Financial Literacy, CEWC-

Why Canadians Need Financial Literacy Month, Now More Than Ever

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November 28, 2017
- Seniors-

7 Simple Ways to Become an Empty Nester

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November 23, 2017
- Holidays and Money-

Not Your Momma's Guide to Christmas Spending

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November 21, 2017
- Holidays and Money-

6 Ways to Save Money During the Holiday Shopping Season

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November 16, 2017
- Housing-

The Best Advice For Canadian Home Buyers In One Blog

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November 14, 2017
- Credit Counselling-

Credit Counselling Myths Debunked

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November 07, 2017
- Credit Building-

Can I REALLY Fix My Credit?

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November 07, 2017
- Debt Consolidation Programs-

How to Pay off Your Debt in 3 Years or Less

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November 02, 2017
- Debt Management-

6 Ways to Eliminate Debt That You May Not Have Considered

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October 31, 2017
- Holidays and Money-

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

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October 26, 2017
- Debt Consolidation Programs-

The Top 10 Perks of Living a Debt-Free Life

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