Kick-ass Financial Trends Amongst Women

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Guest Post By Lesley-Anne Scorgie | Founder of MeVest – A Money School for Canadians |  @LesleyScorgie Financially savvy women are on the rise and they are sexy. They exude confidence in many aspects of their lives knowing that they’re on a path to financial security AND they can choose what and who they want versus having to accept their circumstance. Despite … Read More

How My Ringtone Helps Me Pay Off Credit Card Debt

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Guest Post by Philippe Garneau Got a bucket list? I started my first bucket list after reading about showers. Yep, showers. You know how we all step in, turn on the tap and then step back while the freezing water warms? An article suggested putting a bucket in the shower to collect that perfectly good fresh water and then use … Read More

Personal Loan Vs Credit Card Debt

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Managing and paying down credit card debt can be a serious challenge. Here at Borrowell, we believe that a personal loan  is a great solution for paying off credit cards.  The benefits are clear: a Borrowell personal loan can be used to consolidate multiple credit card debts into a single, lower-interest loan with one manageable monthly payment. Moving your credit card debt to a personal … Read More

Four Lifesaving Resources For Families On A Budget

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I always appreciate tips on how to live life to the full on a budget. And with two kids under 5, life definitely feels full! Here are some resources I’ve found really helpful. Flipp – Flyer Comparison App After housing, food is the next biggest expense in our household. We try to cook as many meals as possible at home. … Read More

Create a Debt Plan in 10 Minutes

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Are credit card interest payments weighing you down? You’re not alone. Nearly half of Canadians hold credit card debt , but nobody likes talking about it. According to a survey by the National Foundation for Consumer Counselling (U.S.),  37% of respondents would be more embarrassed  to admit the balance on their credit cards than their age or weight.  Our goal is to get rid of this stigma so that we can start dealing with the problem. … Read More

What’s In A Credit Score?

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When it comes to your financial health, there are lots of numbers you could examine. Your bank balance, the amount of debt you owe and your net worth are just some examples. But of all these numbers, credit score has to be the one that Canadians understand the least. What goes into a credit score? What’s the difference between a … Read More

3 Ways Tech Will Change Your Finances Forever

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Canadian companies are using technology to improve your financial life. Big changes are coming to make things simpler and more rewarding, from how you pay for a lunch-time coffee to how you plan for retirement. Investing A recent repor t from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives highlighted how high fees on mutual funds are eroding Canadians’ retirement savings in their RRSPs: … Read More