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Could you be your own real estate agent? Ask yourself these questions first

POSTED BY Caroline Cakebread

In some of Canada’s hottest real estate markets, it seems like houses sell themselves – and with bidding wars driving prices up, up, up, you might wonder whether or not you need to bother hiring a real estate agent in the first place. MORE

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Loans among friends: what to consider before lending someone cash

POSTED BY Lesley Scorgie

Out of the blue your pal approaches you with a “please lend me money” speech. MORE

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Five more ways to score cheaper plane tickets

POSTED BY Emily Ngai

In my last blog post, I shared with you my six-step method I use to score cheaper plane tickets . In this post, I’m sharing five additional tricks and tips you can use to get an even bigger discount on the occasional expense of airfare. MORE

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How to score cheaper plane tickets in 6 steps

POSTED BY Emily Ngai

Purchasing plane tickets is one of the most expensive, time-consuming parts of planning a trip. Although paying a travel agent can save time, sometimes doing the extra legwork yourself can save you a lot of money. MORE

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Sad intros to investing: what I – and my adviser – did wrong

POSTED BY Jane Dough

It was an ad in the subway that inspired me to start contributing to an RRSP at the hot young age of 21; the ad featured a simple but colourful graph that showed how investing in your 20s would get you that much further ahead than starting in your 30s or 40s. MORE

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