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How to attract financing for your business idea

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How to attract financing for your business idea

If you have ambitions of leaving your current career behind to fuel your entrepreneurial spirit, you’ll likely need some help funding your next move. To get investors on your side and show them you mean business, follow these steps: Create a business plan. You have an amazing idea, but to turn it into something more, you’ll […]

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Canadians want to retire at 63 – will you be ready?

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Canadians want to retire at 63 – will you be ready?

If you want to stop working with plenty of time left to enjoy retirement, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey, most of us who are “flexforce” workers – gig workers, job jumpers and postponed professionals – feel that the magical age to stop working is around 63. Whatever your dream retirement age is, […]

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Healthy up your breakfast with homemade granola

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Healthy up your breakfast with homemade granola

Store-bought granola is delicious, but usually high in sugar and fat. This recipe, developed by the staff at Harrowsmith magazine, is sweetened with honey and full of healthy coconut and sunflower seeds. Enjoy it sprinkled on top of blueberries and yogurt with a drizzle of honey or a dash of stevia. Best-Ever Healthy Homemade Granola Prep time: […]

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Chronic conditions: Starting the new year on the right foot

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Chronic conditions: Starting the new year on the right foot

You set your goals as we turned the calendar to 2019. How are you doing so far with your resolutions – do you need help? Top among the usual targets for many of us are eating better, losing weight, quitting smoking, and learning something new. For those of us with chronic conditions, resolutions likely need […]

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Beat the winter blues while helping your community

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Beat the winter blues while helping your community

The grey weather, harsh snowfalls and spending too much time inside watching movies can really start to affect a person negatively – you start to feel restless, anxious and could even have sleep troubles. So why not follow these tips to get you feeling motivated and energetic? You’ll be helping people in your community and […]

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Weight loss resolutions: Focus on wellness, not pounds

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Weight loss resolutions: Focus on wellness, not pounds

If you’ve ever been on a diet and gained back the weight you lost, then you’re not alone. In fact, a recent review of 14 studies of calorie-restricting diets found that up to 66 per cent of dieters regained all the weight they lost. Obesity is a medically recognized condition that almost always comes back. […]

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