Category: Finance

3 ways to shape up your finances this Fall

Many of us talk about being “beach ready” for summer — but are your finances in shape for the season? Unlike your swimming costume, your money can’t be put away once the weather’s turned cold. Luckily, this time of year…

What to do if your identity is stolen: 5 Key Steps

Identity theft is a serious crime that can affect your credit, finances, and relationships. Identity thieves can steal your identity by hacking into your computer or obtaining information from somewhere you have inquired (like a bank). Once they get your…

The Millennial Guide To Building Savings

After watching a generation of parents suffer as a result of the economic crash, younger generations are forward planning for a comfortable life and plenty of savings. As times have moved on, so have our ways of saving. Take the…

4 Critical Steps You Need to Take Now to Protect Your Income

When you’re a working professional, nothing is more important than a steady source of income. It’s the whole reason you have a job in the first place. Workplace benefits, being part of a great team and making an impact on…

3 Financial Lessons Millennials Should Be Practicing Right Now

With millennials poised to surpass Baby Boomers to become America’s largest generation, the entire landscape is changing. The culture, values and goals held by millennials are not necessarily aligned with those of older generations and therefore, the same traditional solutions…

What Is A Financial Dashboard? Why Do You Need To Know?

In the most basic sense, a financial performance dashboard provides you with a visual snapshot of the performance of your business via a straightforward interface. It is a handy tool when it comes to ensuring that your business is meeting…

Things you need to know when renting a house

Whether it’s your first time renting or you’re just moving to a new property, here are a few things you should consider when making the leap and renting a home.   Insurance If you’ve rented before you may already be…

How to Budget without Giving Up What You Love

A budget is an excellent way to gain more control over your finances. It ensures that you have a complete understanding of what you can reasonably afford to spend each week or month, so you don’t end up dealing with…

The Three Principles of Savvy Saving

In Canada, our annual tax cycle ends sixty days into the new year. Many people wait until the last minute to make their RRSP contributions, but that’s not the way it has to be. In fact, investing on a regular…

Where to start: A Quick Guide on Forex Trading

The Forex market is a tempting venture for many traders.  It is one of the most lucrative and technologically advanced markets in the world. This highly liquid exchange market provides an abundance of profitable opportunities for both investors and traders….

Protecting Your Wealth As You Get Older

You might be at the point where you’re finally starting to inch out of the daily grind, moving from living paycheck to paycheck to a financial future that’s a little more stable. When you have assets in the long-term, it…