Category Archives: Money 2.0

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The fiscal fast: how it’s done and a diary of how well I did on it

POSTED BY Jane Dough

For some people, not spending a dime in a week is no big deal. MORE

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Pretty little liar: a true story of fraud in Canada

POSTED BY Jane Dough

If you were to look up the definition of “penny pincher,” you may very well find a picture of my friend’s Uncle John. Just imagine a grandpa type, wearing a sweater he bought on sale 30 years ago, glaring at Scrooge McDuck for being so unnecessarily extravagant. There, that’s Uncle John. MORE

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Engaged? Congrats! Now let’s plan your divorce

POSTED BY Jane Dough

Harsh title, right? Now, it’s not that I don’t believe in marriage or true love. After all, you can’t have watched The Princess Bride as many times as I have and be a total cynic. If you’re engaged, I genuinely hope you eventually become one of those adorable couples who still hold hands at the nursing home. But statistically some of your unions, I’m sorry to say, just won’t last. In Canada, roughly 40% of marriages end in divorce before the 30th anniversary. MORE

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Investor risk, behaviour & beliefs

POSTED BY GetSmarterAboutMoney

When: February 18, 2014 at 7 PM
How: Go on Twitter and follow or tweet @smarter_money. Don’t forget to use #IEFChat to join the conversation MORE

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Fund Facts: A tool to help you choose the mutual fund that’s right for you

POSTED BY GetSmarterAboutMoney

If you invest in mutual funds, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) are making it easier for you to get key information to make an informed decision before you buy a fund. Fund Facts is a short (up to 4 pages), plainly written document that includes information about cost, performance and risk of a fund. MORE

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