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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...
7 Money Saving Tips

7 Money Saving Tips

 Money Saving Tips  Here are 7 money saving tips to get you started on the path to saving. Set-up automatic savings  Saving through automatic savings is an easy and convenient way to save. To set-up automatic savings, instruct your bank to take a certain percentage...

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Effective Budgeting Tips

Effective Budgeting Tips

Here are some effective budgeting tips: Keep it Simple Budgeting doesn’t have to be complicated, start with a simple and realistic goal. Have a clear goal when budgeting and stick to that goal. Build a budget that you can realistically achieve. Use the right software...

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Common Budgeting Mistakes

Common Budgeting Mistakes

Building a budget is much like laying the foundation of your financial plan. You have to make sure that the foundation is strong and well planned. With some common budgeting mistakes, your budget can quickly fall apart and this can have a cascading effect on your...

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How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud

How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud

Credit cards are convenient and an easy payment method used all over the world. Credit card use has been increasing year after year, however with this popularity comes increasing dangers of credit card fraud. There are always those who are looking for ways to obtain...

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Four Pillars of Budgeting

Four Pillars of Budgeting

What are the four pillars of budgeting? One of the key aspects of personal finance is budgeting. Budgeting makes it so much easier to plan and take control of your financial situation. Budgeting requires a clear understanding of our income and expenditure. Budgeting...

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Budgeting

Budgeting can help you save for down payment on a house, retirement, education, and other important things in life.

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