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Your Credit Score in Canada

Your Credit Score in Canada Your credit score is a judgment about your financial health, at a specific point in time. It indicates the risk you represent for lenders, compared with other consumers. ┬áIt can change from month to month … Continue reading

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Travel Insurance for Canadians

Travelling to Cuba? It has been a law since May 2010, that if you are travelling to Cuba, they can request proof of medical insurance. Canadians were presenting their provincial health insurance cards as proof of insurance. Now Cuban officials … Continue reading

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Canada Pension Plan & Employment Insurance Paid Up Contributions

Depending on how much money you make each year, your Canada Pension Plan contributions and Employment Insurance contributions may be paid up in July or August each year. At this point, your take home pay is normally $115 more each … Continue reading

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The Rule of 72

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What is a Segregated Fund

What is a Segregated Fund? A Segregated Fund (also known as Seg Fund for short), is a type of investment fund administered by Canadian insurance companies in the form of individual, variable life insurance contracts offering certain guarantees to the … Continue reading

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Guaranteed Insurability Rider

Nobody wants to think about getting sick or their health changing, but if it does, having a Guaranteed Insurability rider on your life insurance policy could save you a ton of money and a ton of headaches. This rider is … Continue reading

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Greeting Cards

Have you ever been in a store perusing the greeting cards and find one that you like only to turn it over to find out that the card costs $5.99? Or $8.99? I used to do that because I would … Continue reading

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