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Feb

Your 2019 Financial Calendar

Your 2019 Financial Calendar There are 12 Months, 52 weeks, 365 days, 525,949 minutes in a year. From holidays, to appointments and birthdays, a lot can happen and even more can be forgotten. To help you worry about less and focus on more; here’s 5 important dates you should remember when it comes to planning your financial journey: April 15th

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8
Jan

Financial Resolutions for 2019

Financial Resolutions for 2019 The holidays are in the rearview and the New Year is just over the horizon. As everyone starts the New Year off with positive changes and new annual goals, make sure your finances are one of them! Don’t let your financial dreams fall out of reach by checking out these 4 financial changes you should promise

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1
Dec

8 Year-End Financial Tips

8 Year-End Financial Tips Twas a few weeks before Christmas, and all through the house, not a person was over-spending, not even  on decorations for the house. Receipts and bills were paid and filed away with care, in hopes of a fresh financial start to the New Year. Retirement funds were nestled all snug in their accounts, while payments and

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1
Nov

4 Must Know Financial Terms

4 Must Know Financial Terms The holidays are upon us! And with the holidays comes the fun tradition of holiday shopping! Just as you should plan when shopping, you should also plan of when dealing with finances. Although Financial Literacy month isn’t until next year, we wanted to get a head start by celebrating Canada’s Financial Literacy month, November! Before

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1
Oct

Five Things to Add to Your Financial To-do List

Five Things to Add to Your Financial To-do List The weather is getting cooler, the colors are changing, and the scent of pumpkin spice fills the air signaling the beginning of fall and holiday season. But October isn’t just known for pumpkin carving and corn mazes, October is also the month for financial planning. It’s a great time to review

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1
Aug

Countdown to Retirement – 4 Tips to Get You Ready

Countdown to Retirement – 4 Tips to Get You Ready Getting ready for retirement can be pretty exciting. With such a huge lifestyle change, you should consider to start laying the groundwork now. Here are some tips to help you through that transition.   Create a realistic budget Your early 60s is a great time to start crunching some hard

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30
Jun

How much life insurance do I need?

How much life insurance do I need? The most important part of buying life insurance is determining how much you need. Since everyone’s financial circumstances and goals are different, there is no rule of thumb to tell you how much to buy. But do you really need $250,000, $500,000, $1 million or more? Sounds like a lot of money, but

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2
Jun

4 Ways to Start Saving for Retirement Today

4 Ways to Start Saving for Retirement Today Saving money is an important part of leading a successful and financially independent lifestyle. While saving can help fund big-ticket items such as cars, homes, or vacations, it also serves as part of a balanced preparation for a stress-free retirement. It’s often difficult to begin saving money – especially when you’ve grown

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4
May

Is it time to rethink your retirement?

Is it time to rethink your retirement? Every day thousands of Baby Boomers enter their retirement years. They are, unfortunately, members of a generation who are largely unsure of their financial future. For the past seven years, Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) research has discovered that Baby Boomers’ confidence in their financial preparations for retirement is steadily dropping.   Key findings

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3
Apr

Guaranteed Income in Your Retirement

Guaranteed Income in Your Retirement One of the biggest concerns of preretirees and retirees is income. This makes a lot of sense when you consider that all your savings essentially breaks down to an annual income you need to have to live comfortably during your retirement years. One of the options many seniors explore when trying to secure their retirement

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