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Should I Take the Canadian Securities Course

Should I Take the Canadian Securities Course (CSC)?

Who knew that saying, “I read a lot of books and periodicals about financial stuff… seriously, here’s an Instagram shot of my bookshelf,” wouldn’t be enough to establish my bonafides...
A Year in Review...When Life Throws You a Curveball

A Year in Review…When Life Throws You a Curveball

I interrupt the regularly scheduled investing and saving money posts for a personal post.  I know you guys like to live vicariously through my crazy life, so I thought you...
Why Being an Introvert is Good for your Networth

Why Being an Introvert is Good for your Net Worth

I've been thinking a lot about introversion and extroversion lately, especially with this awesome post from Buzzfeed sharing the 31 unmistakable signs that you are an introvert.  I know that...
How Two Teachers Plan to Reach Findpendence By 45

How Two Teachers Plan to Reach Findpendence By 45 – Part 1

When I sat down to start writing on this topic I began to make my jot notes as I usually do for organization purposes (contrary to what you might think...
Halfway Point - 2013 Predictions

Halfway Point – 2013 Predictions

After realizing that we had passed the halfway point of 2013 I hesitantly clicked back to the predictions I made six short months ago.  Making predictions in a public forum...
Negotiating My Mortgage – RBC vs My Credit Union

Negotiating My Mortgage – RBC vs My Credit Union

A few months ago I began thinking about the fact that my first mortgage term was about to end and that I would soon have to sign on for a...
Making the Leap

Making the Leap

If you’ve got a ton of questions about buying your first home, you’re not alone. Join @RBC_Canada and a panel of 5 experts for the #FirstHome Twitter chat, on June 5...
Are You Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Are You Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Here’s How to Get Out

Living paycheck to paycheck is a trap, one that once you are in it’s almost impossible to get out of it. Yet millions of people live that way. It’s a...
When Life Throws you a Curveball…

When Life Throws you a Curveball…

Life is unpredictable. One day you think you're set, happy, and ready for the next step (e.g. engagement) with your significant other... The next day, the aforementioned significant other doesn't...
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