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Join Me At The Boobyball!
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I’ve partnered with Sonnet Insurance to invite you to an awesome and important event happening in Calgary, Alberta next week! The Boobyball is a fundraiser for Breast Cancer happening across Canada during the month of October. I’m giving away two tickets to the event here in Alberta. If you’re lo...
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15 Essential Purchases for Baby’s First Year
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Kids are expensive! While childcare is the most expensive part of having a baby, actual baby gear comes in a close second. How do you know what you really should buy and what you should skip? RELATED POSTS Frugal Finds to Make Breastfeeding Easier Single Parent Finances How I Saved Over $5,000 in...
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The Cheapest Way to Eat Vegan
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There are a ton of reasons that people are beginning to switch over to a vegan lifestyle, many of which aren’t often talked about. The general assumption is that people eat vegan for the sake of animals’ lives, which of course is a valid and common reason. But in my experience, I more often meet ...
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The Curated Closet (Without Breaking The Bank)
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My closet is the summation of all my good intentions. There’s something about a perfectly curated closet that just feels grown-up. I’ve been meaning to get my wardrobe organized in a way that reflects fashion, functionality, and personal style for the better part of a decade, but have...
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The Importance of Grit in Financial Success
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What’s the difference between the fraction of people who end up wildly successful, and everyone else who falls short of their dreams? It’s not necessarily talent, skill, or luck. For many, all that stands between success and failure is an intangible concept that has gone by many names through the...
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How to Care for Mental Health On a Budget
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Like many of us, I have struggled with mental health for most of my life. And unfortunately, it’s likely that this problem is bound to get worse. The Canadian Mental Health Association warns that the number of Canadians reporting stress in their day-to-day lives has risen 30% since last year. Thi...
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Wealthsimple Review: Simple Investing on Autopilot
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Wealthsimple is a roboadvisor. This is an automated investing tool for people who want to get into the stock market but aren’t sure where to start. Wealthsimple has been on the scene for a few years, but I only just signed up last month. I’ve been getting hundreds of requests for a We...
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FREE Spending Tracker
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Here’s a FREE spending tracker to help you get your finances on track! I always recommend a simple 5 category budget: Housing, Transportation, Savings, Debt, and Miscellaneous. While I offer suggestions of how much to spend in each category, for the most part, budgeting can be approached with gen...
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How To Open a TFSA
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The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is the best long-term savings vehicle available to Canadians, but less than 40% of eligible savers are making use of it. If you don’t have one, it’s time for you to open a TFSA. How the TFSA works The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is a registered ...
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FREE Debt Payoff Schedule Spreadsheet
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Here’s a free debt repayment schedule to help you get your finances on track! The secret to getting out of debt fast is making extra payments, no matter how small. Often people think $5 or $10 won’t matter in the grand scheme of things, but depending on your balance and the interest rate, e...
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