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Thinking of going back to school? Make a financial plan first, experts say

In the News   |   May 17, 2024

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Going back to school can be a great way to accelerate your career, whether it’s getting a master’s degree or taking a certificate program to add more skills to your repertoire. But it’s also a... read more

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Parents, what money messages are you sending your kids?

In the News   |   May 16, 2024

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As parents, we make daily decisions about spending, saving and debt. And whether we realize it or not, our kids notice. These decisions shape their future beliefs and foundational knowledge about money, and can have... read more

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How this advisor went from being a broke, single mom to a successful entrepreneur and financial planner

In the News   |   May 9, 2024

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Julia Chung, co-founder and chief executive officer of Vancouver-based Spring Planning Inc. and president of the Financial Planning Association of Canada, talks about growing up with hippie parents, surviving as a single teenage mom, and... read more

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An immigrant’s take on banking and home buying in Canada

Articles of Interest   |   May 1, 2024

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Almost 30 years ago, Maya Corbic and her family moved to Canada from war-torn Bosnia. Today, Ms. Corbic is a certified public accountant and author of a book called Piggy Banks to Stocks: The Ultimate Guide... read more

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‘It’s chaos:’ Cottage owners rush to sell ahead of capital gains tax changes, realtors say

In the News   |   April 25, 2024

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Cottage owners looking to sell are scrambling to close deals before proposed changes to the rules on capital gains take effect and potentially leave them on the hook for much higher tax bills, realtors say. The federal budget released... read more

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A federal budget personal finance report card

In the News   |   April 19, 2024

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An unpopular government takes on today’s biggest personal finance challenges in the federal budget released Tuesday. Here’s a report card that grades the budget on how it affects you and your household. Taxes: C- The headline budget... read more

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Is the no-spend challenge like a crash diet? Not if it’s done right

In the News   |   March 25, 2024

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No skin care, no clothes, no cosmetics, no takeout, no Ubers (except at night) and no Amazon orders: Those are just some of the rules that Emily Kierstead enforced during her no-spend month recently. Despite... read more

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Should your teenager have a part-time job? It’s about more than money

In the News   |   March 20, 2024

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A part-time job can be a rite of passage for kids, their first taste of earning a paycheque. But having a job in high school is about so much more than just having money to... read more

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How investing small sums in her teens gave this advisor a financial edge later in life

In the News   |   March 15, 2024

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In the Behind the Advice series, Globe Advisor asks advisors about their relationship with money from a young age, lessons learned over the years, and how their experiences influence the advice they give clients. Ida... read more

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Five places parents can cut costs - and the kids won’t even notice

In the News   |   March 11, 2024

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When you are knee-deep in parenting, it’s easy to get caught up in the cycle of spending on everything from toys and electronics to sports activities and clothing. After all, kids have never been more expensive,... read more

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Here's what you should do with $1,000, $10,000 or a million dollars

Articles of Interest   |   February 28, 2024

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How would landing an unexpected bit of cash change your life? It’s not a bad idea to plan for a windfall We’ve all thought about it: How would landing a bit of unexpected cash change... read more

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How buying a car can wreck your mortgage application and cost you the house you want

In the News   |   February 9, 2024

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Given how expensive cars have become, perhaps you’ve put off buying one. But if you’re looking to buy a home, you should know that borrowing money for a car purchase can throw a wrench into... read more

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Feeding teenagers is expensive. Here are some money-saving grocery tips for parents

In the News   |   February 5, 2024

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Everyone is feeling the pain of higher food costs, especially families with multiple mouths to feed. Grocery bills have soared as food costs rose more than 20 per cent over the past three years. And parents whose... read more

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Of course, Gen Zs and millennials can retire comfortably. Here are five steps to make it happen

In the News   |   January 23, 2024

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To retire comfortably, you need to invest in your 20s and 30s. Not necessarily with money, though. Early contributions to retirement savings are outstandingly helpful, but hard to manage in a time of inflation and... read more

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New year, new policies: what’s changing for personal finance in 2024

In the News   |   January 11, 2024

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In the new year, a host of new rules and regulations is coming into effect from different jurisdictions across the country. We compiled a list of some of the noteworthy changes that’ll impact your personal... read more

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