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Advice for the “Sandwich Generation”

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It can seem overwhelming if you are simultaneously caring for young children or funding grown kids for college while also having to care for elderly parents. This is why this generation has been dubbed the “Sandwich Generation”; they’re the main course between the bread slices of their children and their own parents. MORE

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Are you ready to quit your job and work for yourself? 5 questions to ask

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When I left my job to freelance over 11 years ago, I’m sure some people thought I was nuts. MORE

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Reaching my goals: how I’m travelling the globe without a full-time salary

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A lot has happened since the last time I blogged for GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca: I’ve taught in South Korea for a year, travelled to eight different countries, returned temporarily to Ontario to work and reunite with friends, and am already back on … MORE

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“Rightsizing” for retirement: how to live smaller but better

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Rightsizing for retirement is all about the basics of establishing financial independence that we’ve tackled on this site before. MORE

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