Getting the most from your charitable donations

Canadians are known to be generous when it comes to charity, 84% gave last year according to a recent BMO poll. Giving means you are helping a worthy cause and you can receive a tax receipt for your donation for tax savings. Though recent studies show Canadians don’t donate to charities to benefit from the […]

Getting Your Money Game Right

While some people manage their money impeccably, most of us are dropping the ball to some degree. Often times, it doesn’t have a serious impact, and we could just stand to be a bit better with our savings or budget a bit more tightly. For those of us really off-track, our poor money habits can […]

Seven New Websites We’re Excited About

No matter what your background, making a great income, saving money, and managing personal finance are important. With this in mind, we’ve discovered seven websites that can help you become an even more effective money manager. Some are brand new, while others have been newly designed. Here they are, in no particular order. The Minimalists […]

Protecting Your Wallet: Top 7 Trending Online Purchases

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There are lots of things that can be purchased online…and many of them may surprise you. Purchasing online has, of course, moved past niche and well into mainstream acceptance, with Cyber Monday bracketing the weekend started with Black Friday…but there are a lot of things you can buy online that can really save you money. […]

6 Steps Towards Getting Today’s Finances in Order

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Most Americans have never learned the bare-bones basics of personal finance. They regard having an available balance on their credit card as the same thing as having an actual savings account. It isn’t entirely their fault; the entire consumer lending industry, because they benefit from this ignorance, takes great pains to showcase the ease of […]