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Category Archives: Manage My Money
You’ve saved up, found the perfect deal and booked time off for your dream vacation. But have you decided how you’re going to pay for everything while you’re abroad? There are many payment options for travellers today. Before you head to the airport, consider these four ways to handle foreign currency. MORE
There are many dedicated educators and guidance counselors who go the extra mile every day to ensure that students are prepared for their financial future. IEF is proud to award Michael Goldberg of Martingrove Collegiate Institute (TDSB) with the 2011 Outstanding Educator in Financial Literacy award.We interviewed Michael on his unique perspective on bringing financial literacy into the classroom. See what he had to say on bringing financial literacy into schools. MORE
You’ve been saving up and are about to invest in yourself with a hard-earned vacation. Have you considered travel insurance? Travel insurance is more straightforward than most types of insurance, and can bring peace of mind when you pay for that dream getaway. Here are three types of travel insurance, along with reasons why you should consider them. MORE
You’ve been saving up and it’s almost time to finally buy your first home. Congratulations! Buying a home is one of the most meaningful, exciting investments we make in our lives. By now, you probably have a good idea of what you want – high-rise condo or house, city or suburb, and so on – but there are many things to consider as you prepare. To help you navigate through some of the immediate, critical decisions, here are four tips when buying your first home. MORE