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Family Milestones Require Careful Tax Planning

April 21, 2015

See some serious life-changing events headed your way? Whether it’s marriage, the birth of a child, sending older kids off to university, or your own forthcoming retirement, it’s …

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Yes, You Really Do Need An Emergency Fund

April 7, 2015

Nearly 25 per cent of Canadians barely have enough set aside to take care of just one month’s worth of living expenses, according to a recent survey from …

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Almost Half of Canadians Carry Credit Card Debt, Study Finds

March 31, 2015

A new study commissioned by the Bank of Montreal and conducted by Pollara has concluded that 46 per cent of Canadians carry credit card debt, and 30 per …

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Paint By Mood: The Best Colour Ideas For Conveying Different Emotions

March 24, 2015

The easiest way to breathe new life into a room is to give it a fresh coat of paint. But when it comes to figuring out which colour …

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When to Shop Around for Insurance

March 17, 2015

Shopping around for insurance is one of the best ways to ensure that you’re paying the best rate based on your needs. It gives you the ability to compare the rate offered by your current insurance provider with other providers to make sure you are getting the best rate possible. There are many…

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Spring Cleaning Your Car For The Non-Mechanic

March 12, 2015

Salted roads, brutally cold temperatures, ice, and potholes; winter can be harsh on your car and it’s time to wipe away the months of neglect and grime that …

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11 Best Places To Travel To In Spring

March 11, 2015

Spring is in the air! Almost. If you’re looking to get away this season, there are plenty of opportunities to maximize your travel by visiting countries and cities …

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Stranded! What To Do If Your Car Breaks Down

March 9, 2015

As the warmer days of spring drift in and wanderlust abounds, the thought of packing up the kids and heading to the cottage or taking a road trip …

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Ten Most Stolen Vehicles In Canada

March 8, 2015

The hot wheels that thieves target Your car insurance rate is determined, in part, by the likelihood that it will be stolen. The more likely a thief is …

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Spring Forward To Savings This Weekend

March 6, 2015

This weekend marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time as most Canadians across the country turn their clocks forward one hour. Although we’re losing an hour’s sleep, there’s …

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Bank of Canada Maintains Overnight Lending Rate of 0.75%

March 5, 2015

The Bank of Canada surprised economists and banks alike when they announced a quarter of a percentage cut to the overnight lending rate back in January. Now, in …

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7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Travel Insurance

March 4, 2015

March Break is one of the busiest times of the year for Canadian airports. To put it in perspective, Toronto’s Pearson Airport expected almost 225,000 passengers during the …

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5 Personal Finance Blogs To Follow If You’re Trying To Get Out Of Debt

February 27, 2015

There’s no getting around it: debt sucks. It can be an all-encompassing battle that weighs not only on the health of your bank account, but on your mental …

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Do You Need Mortgage Protection Insurance?

February 24, 2015

Like most Canadians, the family home is a big part of your financial net worth. But, in the early days at least, a big mortgage means it’s often …

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Top 10 Tips For Cheaper Car Insurance

February 20, 2015

Every ComparaSaver knows that comparing car insurance quotes can save you money (about $670 by our estimation), but you could save even more if you layer in these …

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A woman doing her taxes

Family Milestones Require Careful Tax Planning

April 21, 2015

See some serious life-changing events headed your way? Whether it’s marriage, the birth of a child, sending older kids off to university, or your own forthcoming retirement, it’s …

Continue Reading

A woman in the dentist chair

Yes, You Really Do Need An Emergency Fund

April 7, 2015

Nearly 25 per cent of Canadians barely have enough set aside to take care of just one month’s worth of living expenses, according to a recent survey from …

Continue Reading

woman with credit card

Almost Half of Canadians Carry Credit Card Debt, Study Finds

March 31, 2015

A new study commissioned by the Bank of Montreal and conducted by Pollara has concluded that 46 per cent of Canadians carry credit card debt, and 30 per …

Continue Reading


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