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Spring cleaning tips to organize your home and life

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Spring cleaning tips to organize your home and life

The end of winter and beginning of spring signal new beginnings, so use this time to breathe new life and freshen up the spaces and things you use every day. Here are some ideas to get started. For your living space. Get ready for spring and summer by decluttering the most commonly used areas in your […]

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No income to report? Why it pays to do your taxes anyway

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No income to report? Why it pays to do your taxes anyway

Filing your taxes can seem like a difficult task, but knowing the benefits and claims you’re eligible to deduct makes the process worth it. Even if you don’t have any income to report for 2017 or your income is tax exempt, you could still claim helpful tax credits and get benefit payments. Just remember to […]

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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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