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Three ways to upgrade your lifestyle this year

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Three ways to upgrade your lifestyle this year

Did you make yourself a promise that 2018 would bring exciting life changes? Here are three inspiring ideas to keep you motivated to create a happier, healthier and more successful you this year. 1. Learn something new. Developing a new skill is a great first step towards self-improvement. It benefits your self-confidence and can create a […]

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How to travel on a shoestring budget

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How to travel on a shoestring budget

Don’t let limited funds dampen your curiosity or dreams of learning more about a new place and culture this year. Check out these smart and frugal travel tips for exciting international experiences. Be flexible with transportation. If you’re willing to take a red eye flight on a weeknight, you can probably score cheaper flights. When getting […]

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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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