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Financial resolutions for 2021

It’s hard to believe after the difficulties of the last twelve months that we’re just a few days away from waving 2020 goodbye and giving 2021 a huge welcoming hug. We can also all agree that we’ve been through the wringer, especially on the financial side. It’s safe to say that 2021 will be a [...]

By |2020-12-21T19:29:51-05:0021/12/2020|Financial Wellness|

Great Personal Finance Management Websites 

There are tons of great personal financial websites that offer advice on budgeting, goal setting and how to avoid/eliminate debt. Here are a few that you should check out: The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada: Covid-19 related personal financial tips Rags to Reasonable smartPATH  

By |2020-11-24T16:18:52-05:0024/11/2020|Financial Wellness|

“Freedom 65+” is Now the New Normal

Do you remember the “Freedom 55” ads? These days, retiring in your 50s is only for a lucky few. “Freedom 65+” is more realistic for most Canadians. And according to Benefits Canada, it’s not merely realization facing Boomers and Gen Xers; Millennials are also coming to the same conclusion. Of course, when you work in [...]

By |2020-10-27T11:56:26-04:0027/10/2020|Financial Wellness|

It’s never too late to have a plan

Every year, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) conducts a survey to study how well Canadians understand and manage their personal finances. In May, the agency released its findings from the 2019 survey. What remains true is that Canadians still live pay cheque to pay cheque, are carrying a lot of debt, tend not [...]

By |2020-09-24T15:34:03-04:0024/09/2020|Financial Wellness|

Tips for Protecting Your Home-based Business

If you count yourself among many creative professionals across Canada who run their businesses from home — especially now because of Covid — do you know how well you are protected from loss, damage or theft? You may be surprised to know that your regular home insurance may not cover your business. In fact, according [...]

By |2020-09-24T15:20:21-04:0024/09/2020|Financial Wellness|

3 Money-Managing Tips for the Gig Economy

We can all agree that 2020 has been a particularly trying year. And this is especially true for so many working in the Gig Economy, where financial ups and downs are so prevalent. The good news is that there are steps you can take now to adopt new money managing habits that will see you [...]

By |2020-08-27T12:20:34-04:0027/08/2020|Financial Wellness|
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