Planning & Advice

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Fraud Protection – DO’s and DON’Ts

Fraud Protection – DO’s and DON’Ts

Protect Yourself from Becoming a Victim of Fraud! DO’s and DON’Ts DO: Install from a reliable source AND renew anti-virus, anti-spyware software, and firewall on your device. Configure antivirus software to run regular automatic updates and virus scans. Protect your...

How a loan can put you on top during RRSP season

How a loan can put you on top during RRSP season

The RRSP contribution deadline is just around the corner. Make your way in to see us by March 2nd if you want your contribution to count for the 2019 tax year. Often times, you may not have the money to spare after the holidays to drop into your RRSP, even though the...

Beware of Fast Cash

Beware of Fast Cash

Like local car dealerships and personal injury law firms, short-term and payday lenders tend to have the most annoying commercials on TV. They’re often tacky and annoying, and tend to air during daytime talk shows or very late at night. Their promises of “fast cash!”,...

Finding The Loan That’s Right For You

Finding The Loan That’s Right For You

Loans help finance some of our biggest goals in life. They can provide access to possibilities that we can’t afford upfront—possibilities like going to school, buying a home or starting a business (to name just a few). A loan is also one of the biggest financial...

Attitudes Toward Insurance

Attitudes Toward Insurance

Insurance coverage can be tricky to shop for, because it requires making specific financial decisions about some hazy and unpredictable concepts. Depending on the type of insurance you’re looking into, you might find yourself pondering some downright uncomfortable...

Why We Get Scammed – And How Avoid It

Why We Get Scammed – And How Avoid It

If you use a cellphone or have an email account, you’ve almost certainly been exposed to an attempt at mass marketing fraud. Common examples include being interrupted by an annoying robocall just as you start eating lunch, or waking up to a suspicious message in your...

How to Counter the Effects of Inflation

How to Counter the Effects of Inflation

When most people think of inflation, their response is usually similar to when they see a vintage advertisement: reminiscing about the cheaper prices of the past (15 cents for a burger? Awesome!) while simultaneously feeling some resentment towards today’s ever-rising...

Pay Yourself First – You Deserve It!

Pay Yourself First – You Deserve It!

If your savings isn’t your first priority, you will soon find that it doesn’t even make the cut at all. You’ve WORKED HARD for your money, so keep some of it for yourself! Often times, the excuse “I can’t afford to save money” is used. Although this may be true in...

How to Save on Groceries

How to Save on Groceries

Breaking Up with Name Brands Picture this: you’re steering your shopping cart through the sliding doors of the supermarket, shopping list in hand. As you walk the aisles, there’s a strategy you can use to save an average of 33% on your entire purchase. It doesn’t...

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