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Reduce your tax bill with these end-of-year tips

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Reduce your tax bill with these end-of-year tips

Around this time of year I create my annual tax folder in Google Drive and begin loading up relevant documents such as my charitable receipts and medical expenses from the year. As new tax forms start rolling in, I keep them all organized in my…

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Using digital tools to automate your financial plan

Set it and forget it. Automating your budget and savings for things like groceries is one of the best ways to stay on track financially. I’m envious of people that have a long memory. My granny can recount names, addresses, birthdays, anniversaries, outfits people wore…

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5 Ways Spring Cleaning is Good For You AND Your Bank Account

There is something refreshing about tidying up our home, getting rid of things that no longer serve us and entering the Spring season feeling rejuvenated. We’ve put together our top 5 tips to help you get your Spring cleaning started: 1. Electronics – Take an…

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What’s Missing From Your Tax Package

Even accountants loath tax season. So, it’s not a wonder why the rest of us cringe at the silly little stack of tax forms piling high on our kitchen counters. Get organized Rather than use the forms as a coaster for your coffee mug, gather them…

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3 Naughty Financial Habits to Break in 2017

  In January we adopt new and healthy habits like eating better, losing weight, learning a new language, making more time for family, drinking less, having better sex and saving more money. If you’re ruthless and consistent with making these changes a priority, after 12-weeks…

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5 Simple Tips to Make Sure You Get What’s Yours this Tax Season

There is a saying that ‘a little preparation goes a long way’ and this is especially true when it comes to your taxes. Canadians can ease their burden with some end-of-year preparation and help maximize their return. Here are five tips to help prepare for…

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Metro Money Makeover: The benefits of a buffer

Metro’s finance guru Lesley-Anne Scorgie is almost out of time to help the women tackle their largest financial burdens and teach them to allocate resources.   The Situation: Yolanda has two expensive months ahead — $500 for movers, a truck and packing boxes as she moves…

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Metro Money Makeover: The benefits of a buffer

Metro’s finance guru Lesley-Anne Scorgie is almost out of time to help the women tackle their largest financial burdens and teach them to allocate resources.   The Situation: Yolanda has two expensive months ahead — $500 for movers, a truck and packing boxes as she moves…

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Metro’s Money Makeover: Turning Beyonce Into Big Bucks

Two young women want to change their lives by transforming their finances and creating a plan to achieve their top goals. For 27-year-old Yolanda, that is eventual home ownership and for 24-year-old Annick, that’s getting out of debt. Metro’s finance guru Lesley-Anne Scorgie is almost…

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Tip Tuesday! Run Your Household Like a Business

One of the most powerful ways to improve your financial fitness in 2016 is to start running your household like a business. That’s right – entrepreneurs watch every dollar of revenue and even the smallest expense. Their bottom line will only grow if they stop wasting money…

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