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Insurance Basics for Canadian Families

Here are some life insurance basics every Canadian family should know! When you’re budgeting for day-to-day life with your family, life insurance might be the last thing on your mind. It’s not fun to think about, but it’s important to have a plan in place in case the unimaginable were to happen. As a parent, […]

Five Affirmations in a Bear Market

Bear Market Affirmations

Take a deep breath … relax … exhale … repeat. Yes, there is a bear market. It’s now official, with the S&P 500 Index down more than 20%. But we’ll get you through this with some daily affirmations since it’s been shown that a positive attitude leads to a positive outcome. Here are five bear market […]

How To Get Unbiased Financial Advice

Unbiased financial Advice

In the world of finances, there is almost always quite a large knowledge imbalance between the client and the provider. So how can we try to get unbiased financial advice? How do we know if the person helping us has our best interests in mind, or is just looking to bag a commission, regardless of […]

Making a budget you can actually stick to

Making a budget

Welcome to Canadianbudget.ca‘s 8 steps to making a budget and financial plan Canadians can actually stick to! You will learn all the steps required to improve your financial situation, and create a budget that is flexible and will help you meet your goals.  This is going to be one of the longest posts on this […]

Planning A Maternity Leave

Mat Leave financing

As Canadians we are very lucky there is an official parental leave policy that offers us some financial support to take time away from work to be with our babes.  You may think you don’t need to be financially funding maternity leave, because we get EI. I’m here to tell you, depending on your income, the […]

Business Vs. Personal Budgeting

Business vs personal budgeting

In this article on the ins and outs of personal and business budgeting, I am pleased to welcome guest writer Anthea Austin from Clear Margin Consulting! Anthea is an accountant, bookkeeper and outsource CFO located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She works with small businesses to help them truly understand how their business is performing and […]

How to make and reach your money goals

Reach your goals

You may be wondering what the best way is for you to make and reach your money goals.  Maybe you have been over spending, and not saving enough, and therefor are far from reaching your goals.  Or perhaps you have been saving money for the sake of saving without a solid goal.  You may end […]