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3 tips to beat winter blues while making a difference

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3 tips to beat winter blues while making a difference

Cold weather, lack of sunlight and too much time cooped up indoors? Sometimes it can be hard to keep your mood up during the winter months. The impact of the long dark wintertime is well-documented, and some people suffer from seasonal affective disorder. For others, it may just take staying energized, motivated and connected to […]

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Should you invest in an RRSP or a TFSA?

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Should you invest in an RRSP or a TFSA?

There are two four-letter acronyms in the personal finance world that tend to get mixed up — the Registered Retirement Savings Plan and the Tax-Free Savings Account. In fact, a 2017 survey by H&R Block found that more than one in three Canadians don’t understand the difference between them. Both are great tools to help […]

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Host a stress-free game night party

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Host a stress-free game night party

Hosting any celebration can cause a lot of stress and mess. For this year’s big game, save your game-time stress for what’s happening on the field, not the party planning. Instead of preparing everything yourself, make it a potluck. There are plenty of online tools to organize a potluck, including shared sign-up lists that make […]

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Celebrate Heart Month with healthy habits

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Celebrate Heart Month with healthy habits

Many risk factors for heart disease and stroke are in your control, including diet. With February being Heart Month, consider the following ways to help keep your heart healthy: Maintain a healthy weight. Keeping your weight in check isn’t easy, but the payoff to your heart is worth it. Managing your weight through diet and […]

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Hidden health hazards that could be lurking in your home

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Hidden health hazards that could be lurking in your home

Many of us like to make our homes cozy retreats during the chilly winter season, stockpiling blankets and firewood. But another important way to prepare for spending so much time indoors is to make sure our homes are safe and healthy places to live. Here are some common risks that could be present and what […]

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Superbugs: 5 facts you need to know

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Superbugs: 5 facts you need to know

Superbugs are more than just the latest health scare — they’re a very real threat that mean curing common illnesses like pneumonia and urinary tract infections may soon not be as simple as a quick trip to the doctor and prescription for an antibiotic. A superbug is a microorganism (such as a bacterium, virus, and […]

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