Tag Archives: Saving

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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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Navigating your first tax refund

POSTED BY Lesley Scorgie

So you’ve just left the office of your accountant or local tax filing joint, or logged off your online tax filing software. With a massive grin on your face, visions of cars, shoes, trips and trinkets start dancing through your head. MORE

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The RRSP versus RESP dilemma

POSTED BY Caroline Cakebread

Registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) and registered education savings plans (RESPs) are two of the biggest savings priorities for parents in Canada. So which one is more important for parents who have to manage the two competing savings goals? MORE

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Personal finance tips for single parents

POSTED BY Alison Griffiths

Single parents have unique financial pressures and often bear a greater financial burden than couples when it comes to raising children, running a household and saving for retirement. MORE

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The Team Approach to Solving Your Money and Relationship Issues

POSTED BY Lesley Scorgie

Picture this: you’ve just tied the knot with the love of your life and are planning your first great escape to Australia together. When it comes time to pay the travel agent, Mr. or Mrs. Right shrugs his/her shoulders in an “I can’t really afford this, can you cover me?” fashion. Because the adoration and bedazzlement with your partner is at its peak, you foot the entire $10,000 expense. MORE

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