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What is a Good Credit Score in Canada?

In Canada, a person’s credit score is determined by two main bureaus: Equifax and TransUnion. These entities collect data on your credit history, analyze your habits, and then give you...
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Socially Responsible Investing: A How-To Guide

Socially and environmentally responsible investing is on the rise. Here’s everything you need to know about socially responsible investing in Canada. Chances are you’ve heard about socially responsible investments — or...
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How to Protect Yourself Against Credit Card Fraud in Canada

Credit card fraud – it happens in Canada more than you think. Sure, credit cards make life easy, and are a convenient and safe method of payment that’s accepted all...
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Best Tax Return Software Canada 2019

Filing your taxes online in Canada is a trend that is picking up steam every year – and for good reason. Filing online is easy and efficient, and thanks to...
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11 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss the FREE Canadian Financial Summit

The Canadian Financial Summit is back for 2018!   Many of your favourite speakers have returned and some new faces are tossed into the mix as well.  Here’s what you’ll...
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Renter’s Insurance: Pay a Little, Protect a Lot

Much like the prospects I show apartments to, I once scratched my head at the idea of renter’s insurance. Now, after getting to learn more about it through my job,...
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Addressing Victim Mentality in Personal Finance

Now I remember why I dislike Twitter so much… Usually I check the Young and Thrifty Twitter account every few days just to skim some personal finance stuff and retweet...
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Your $29.99 Premium Scented Candle Is NOT Self-Care

There’s a new cultural trend on a precipitous rise: spending money in the name of “self-care.” Take a hot bubble bath with enough candles that your bathroom could be mistaken...
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Should I Become an Uber Driver-Partner in Canada? Pay, Requirements + Sign Up Guide

If you’re looking to become an Uber driver and get paid by working on your own schedule - then you’re in the right place!  We’re constantly updating this article to...
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