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Avoid Student Debt

Avoid Student Debt: Loan Help, Alternatives, Repayment, Relief

Student loan debt can affect your life in many ways. Read about the negative effects of having a problem repaying this kind of debt and who can help solve it.

How to Prevent & Avoid Student Loan Debt

How to Prevent Student Debt Through Financial Education 4 / 4

Knowing how to prevent student loan debt before it becomes an issue is easier than dealing with it after. Here are some ways to help avoid student debt.

Student Researching Why Get a Student Loan

Why Get a Student Loan & How to Avoid Debt Problems

Wondering why you should get a student loan and how you can avoid student debt? Here’s the good, the bad, and how to overcome repayment problems in the future.

Budgeting for Retirement When Living Costs Are High

Budgeting for Retirement When Living Costs Are High

It can be easy to let saving for retirement slip from your budget. However, to avoid drastic financial solutions later on, it’s important to find ways to stay on track with your savings goals. Here are some great ways to do this.
Want to be Financially Prepared for Anything?

Want to be Financially Prepared for Anything?

Getting yourself financially prepared for anything that comes your way may feel overwhelming, especially living “interesting times” Clearly, you can’t predict what’s coming next, but you can ‘expect the best and prepare for the worst’ when it comes to your finances.
6 Smart Money Moves to Make in January, June or Any Other Month

6 Smart Money Moves to Make in January, June or Any Other Month

Wondering what kinds of smart moves you could make to get ahead financially? If your budget isn’t working or you’re not seeing your credit card balances go down, it's time for some changes.
Learn How to Set SMART Financial Goals

Learn How to Set SMART Financial Goals

Learn how to set SMART financial goals to help achieve your objectives, whether it’s to pay off credit card debt, save for retirement, or another money goal.
Should Working, Adult Children Who Live at Home Pay Rent?

Should Working, Adult Children Who Live at Home Pay Rent?

Parents can struggle with the idea of charging rent to their working, adult children. Here’s why paying rent could help you and your kids living at home.
How to Pay Off Debt and Bills Quickly in Canada

How to Pay Off Debt and Bills Quickly in Canada

Two key parts of money management to help you achieve financial success. Tips and things to keep in mind to help you achieve your goals as fast as possible.
Great Ways to Conserve Electricity and Save Money at Home

Great Ways to Conserve Electricity and Save Money at Home

Shuddering at the sight of your latest electric bill? As the weather continues to fluctuate throughout the seasons, costs can soar during the hot summer months and the chillier winter months. However, you don’t have to put up with high utilities bills. With a few simple changes to your daily habits, you could significantly reduce your home electricity usage. Here are a few ways you can lower your electric bill and save money.
3 Tips for Solving Money and Family Budget Arguments

3 Tips for Solving Money and Family Budget Arguments

Arguing with loved ones about money problems that are hurting your relationships? Here are 3 tips to help you solve and avoid family budget disagreements.
How to Cut Costs for an Emergency Budget

How to Cut Costs for an Emergency Budget

How to Cut Costs for an Emergency Budget When your income suddenly drops, your spending may have to as well. Many ...
Your Finances During the Coronavirus Outbreak, Is Your Emergency Budget Prepared?

Your Finances During the Coronavirus Outbreak, Is Your Emergency Budget Prepared?

Is your budget prepared for the potential economic impact of a pandemic illness? As the rates of the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) continue to spread around the world, school and business closures as well as social distancing and isolation measures are becoming more widespread.
How to Get Through Holiday Spending When You’re Tackling Debt Repayment

How to Get Through Holiday Spending When You’re Tackling Debt Repayment

With the Christmas season comes shopping lists, holiday spending, dinner party meals, and other costly festivities. For Canadians grappling with credit card debt and debt repayment, it’s a tricky time of the year to keep finances in check.
Christmas Budgeting Tips

Christmas Budgeting Tips

If you’re wondering how you’re going to pull off avoiding your credit card and adding to your debt during the holiday season, we’ve got your back. Here’s our list of practical ways you can steer clear of extra spending during the holiday season that covers different vantage points from economical, creative, and even personal.
Is the Rising Cost of Living Stressing You Out? Tips & Solutions

Is the Rising Cost of Living Stressing You Out? Tips & Solutions

The rising cost of living is stressful. Living pay cheque to pay cheque can feel like a never-ending cycle of frugal choices & credit card debt. Look to cut costs with daily spending & expenses. Keep your eye on your future with tips & solutions for saving money.
How to Make a Personal Expense Tracker Work for You

How to Make a Personal Expense Tracker Work for You

Tips and suggestions to help you find a personal expense tracker that will work best for you.
Stop Living Pay Cheque to Pay Cheque – Break the Cycle with 3 Steps

Stop Living Pay Cheque to Pay Cheque – Break the Cycle with 3 Steps

Living pay cheque to pay cheque can feel stressful & hopeless. Break the cycle: think differently about money, track spending & temporarily pay with cash.
Ways to Save Money for Financial Goals, 5 Steps Everyone Can Do

Ways to Save Money for Financial Goals, 5 Steps Everyone Can Do

5 steps to saving money: set goal, break it down, find ways to save, increase income & stash the saved cash. Plus tips to make it easier!
How to Budget Your Money: Budgeting Tips to Help You Save

How to Budget Your Money: Budgeting Tips to Help You Save

When it comes to knowing how to budget your money, it's all about creating a realistic spending plan that will help you manage your money better. Spending money can be fun, but if you end up spending more than you earn, it can be misery making.
Free Budget Calculator Spreadsheet to Help Get Out of Debt

Free Budget Calculator Spreadsheet to Help Get Out of Debt

This free budget calculator spreadsheet will teach you not only how to budget, but also how to get out of debt. If you're ready to take control of your money, this budget calculator spreadsheet is for you.
Throwback, Look at Your Financial Picture & How to Pay Off Debt

Throwback, Look at Your Financial Picture & How to Pay Off Debt

Try the social media game, #ThrowbackThursday, to see where you stand with paying off debt. Do you owe more, less or the same as 3 years ago? Tips to improve your financial picture.
How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses, Budget & Money Management

How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses, Budget & Money Management

Here are 5 steps to make a budget plan for unexpected expenses and to manage money for savings. Hope for the best and plan for the rest! If you need help, call 1-888-527-8999.
3 Lessons from a Leprechaun About Money and Savings

3 Lessons from a Leprechaun About Money and Savings

Leprechauns are known for having a pot of gold coins. What lessons could we learn from them to help us get out of debt and begin to turn our situations around for the better.
3 Ways to Create a Personal Budget Plan with Irregular Income

3 Ways to Create a Personal Budget Plan with Irregular Income

Are you a self-employed entrepreneur, commission-based or seasonal worker, or student with a loan? Here's the trick to making a budget that works for you.
How to Get Organized with Money and Finances

How to Get Organized with Money and Finances

Being organized with money and finances is about more than paying bills on time and dealing with debt. Set up a system that helps you reach your financial goals.
Managing Money and a Line of Credit When You’re Self-Employed

Managing Money and a Line of Credit When You’re Self-Employed

We’ve got all the typical family expenses, but it’s the line of credit that I use for work as a lawyer that is stopping us from getting pre-approved for a new mortgage. What can we do?
Budget Planning for Kids & Teens Getting Their First Pay Cheques

Budget Planning for Kids & Teens Getting Their First Pay Cheques

Do you have a teen who is starting to get their first real pay cheques? Helping them learn how to manage their pay cheques teaches them skills that last a lifetime…
How to Help a Senior Parent Budget & Manage Money

How to Help a Senior Parent Budget & Manage Money

Have some patience as you help a senior parent budget and manage money for health care expenses on their own.
How to Help Your Teenager Learn to Budget & Save

How to Help Your Teenager Learn to Budget & Save

My teenager has been working, but seems to spend his money as fast as he can earn it. What can I suggest to him so that he learns how to budget and save?...

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