21 Sep 2017

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Why debt management always starts with a budget

The headlines have painted a stark reality of Canadians’ debt levels, claiming things have surpassed critical threshold. Statistics Canada says the amount Canadians owe compared with their disposable income climbed higher in the second quarter. The agency says household credit market debt as a proportion of household disposable income increased to 167.8 per cent, up from 166.6 per cent in the first quarter. [CBC] According to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, when people have a budget, 93 per cent actually stick to it. Those are pretty great odds, and imagine how much more money you’d have in your bank account if you weren’t spending it…

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14 Sep 2017

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How to protect yourself from online...

This summer has been full of major scams in the news, like the $11-million loss at MacEwan University,…

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8 Sep 2017

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What your kids won’t learn in...

It’s September. The kids are back in school. It’s time to focus on education, but there’s some key…

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6 Sep 2017

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Letters to Parliament – Proposed...

Hello friends and colleagues, I’m sure by now many of you have heard the news in some fashion about the monumental changes the Liberal’s proposed on July 18th for small business owners that will make it even harder for entrepreneurs and small businesses to survive in Alberta and across our country. I encourage you all to send letters to the Prime Minister, Finance Minister and your MP to raise…

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