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How Much to Budget for Car Insurance

Car insurance is usually on the highest costs of owning a car. When purchasing a car, people are usually more concerned about car loan payments, maintenance, or gas. While these costs need to be considered, there are additional costs such as insurance. Ignoring...

Zero-Based Budgeting: Is it a waste of time?

What is Zero-Based Budgeting? In a nutshell, zero-based budgeting is preparing a budget from scratch, ignoring last month or last year figures and budgeting from the ground up. Zero-based budgeting is not just about budgeting, it is also about planning every expense,...

What is an RRSP and How Does It Work?

What is an RRSP? Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is a retirement savings account. Individuals can contribute up to their contribution limit. Amounts contributed are deducted from taxable income, reducing your taxes payable for the year. So if you earned...
Budgeting for a Car

Budgeting for a Car

Budgeting for a car should be the first step in preparation for buying a car. It is a big decision that requires careful financial planning. For most people buying a car is not a frequent event, it probably happens every few years. Research is the key to buying a car....

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What is the Importance of Saving Money?

What is the Importance of Saving Money?

The importance of saving money should not be taken lightly considering the role it plays in achieving financial stability. Saving is basically when you spend less than you make, the money left over in your savings. Whatever may be your financial situation, saving...

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How to Save for Education

How to Save for Education

Save for Education You will hear over and over Save for Education, that’s because paying for education can be daunting, be it your own or your child’s education. Many people don’t realize that saving for education is possible if done right. As a general rule, you...

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4 Budgeting Mistakes You Should Avoid

4 Budgeting Mistakes You Should Avoid

Budgeting is a great tool as long as you know how to avoid budgeting mistakes. It is easy to make mistakes if you are just starting with budgeting. That’s why it is important to know what budgeting mistakes are and how to avoid them. Budgeting Mistakes   Tracking...

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Taming the Credit Card

Taming the Credit Card

Credit card debt is probably the most common debt problem people face. It is easy to get trapped in credit card debt and it isn't hard to get one. Credit cards are convenient and make it easy for us to buy things we can’t afford. But all we are doing is deferring the...

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How to Get a Good Deal on Checking Accounts

How to Get a Good Deal on Checking Accounts

Checking Accounts We all have checking accounts; it would be impossible to live our lives without one. While we all have one, many don’t pay much attention to it. Our carelessness makes it easier for banks to charge fees that we don’t notice. Ideally, you should have...

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Budgeting

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