Category Archives: Budgets & Financial Management

Live Below Your Means

To be able to save money, you have to spend less than you earn. It's that simple. Live below your means and you have options. Think about your big long-term goals: is your cash flow heading toward the things that matter most to you?
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Pay Yourself First

Let's be real, there are a lot of competing demands on our money. My biggest piece of savings advice is: before paying money for anything, pay yourself first. There are so many companies with slick marketing machines designed to get you to part with your heard-earned money. By pay yourself first, I mean to put something aside for "future you" as part of a savings plan.
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Budgets and Why They’re Awful

Budgets are only good as far as they help you control & track your spending. I usually find that the time they take to monitor on an ongoing basis aren't worth the results. That said, knowing where your money has gone and having some way to control your spending is really important.
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Tax Deadline Canada 2016

Canada Tax Deadline 2016 Just a quick post here since we're quite close to the first Canadian tax deadlines for 2016. RRSP Deadlines First, February 29th, 2016 is the last day you can make an RRSP contribution and have it count toward your 2015 taxes & reduce your taxable income. Home Buyers' Plan If you…
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