Protecting yourself against identity theft

Knowing the signs of identity theft is the best way to arming yourself against becoming a victim. So, what exactly is identity theft? It happens when somebody takes and/or uses your personal information, like your credit card number, driver's license, SIN, birthdate, to commit a crime like fraud. Luckily, there are things you can do [...]

By |2021-03-24T12:15:05-04:0024/03/2021|Learn&Grow|

For Your Information: A Great Newsletter from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Every month, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) produces a newsletter with excellent financial tips and information. Seeing as March has been Fraud Prevention Month, here are a few useful articles on how to protect yourself against financial fraud:1 in 3 Canadians are targets of financial fraud during the pandemicUnauthorized credit or debit [...]

By |2021-03-24T13:19:57-04:0024/03/2021|Learn&Grow|

Overcoming Retirement Planning Procrastination

When it comes to creating a robust retirement plan, a lot of us tend to put it off. One reason may be because it’s difficult to imagine what life will be like in five, 10, 20 years from now. Another possible reason is that we may become overwhelmed by the amount of information available about [...]

By |2021-02-26T15:50:43-05:0022/02/2021|Learn&Grow|

Making Additional Contributions to Your RRSP or TFSA is Now Even Easier!

Most financial institutions have now updated their bill payee list to include Canada Life Group RRSP and Canada Life Group TFSA. This means you can make direct contributions to your RRSP and/or TFSA by setting it up as a bill through your online banking. Just search for “Canada Life” in the bill payments section of your bank’s [...]

By |2021-03-10T13:23:10-05:0016/02/2021|Learn&Grow|

Galvanize Your 2021 Financial Resolution with an Emergency Savings Plan

We can all agree that it’s good that 2020 is finally over. It was a year of unprecedented volatility across all areas of life. And it shone a painful light on how carrying too much debt and too little savings can make everything even more difficult. The good news is that things are starting to [...]

By |2021-03-01T14:58:22-05:0027/01/2021|Learn&Grow|

Looking forward to 2021: Reinvest in the simple things

Fatigue has been one of the recurring themes in 2020. Whether it be lockdown fatigue, isolation fatigue, cooking fatigue, Covid fatigue — you name it, we’ve been fed up. To be fair, there were times when we found reasons to smile. Many of us began to appreciate the simple things in life, and these really [...]

By |2021-03-01T15:37:42-05:0021/12/2020|Learn&Grow|
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