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Financial Advice & Conversation from Member Savings CU Coaches & Friends

RRSP contribution basics

RRSP contribution basics

February 1st 2018

With the deadline for your 2017 RRSP contribution around the corner (March 1st 2018), this is a great time to remind you of the benefits of contributing money into your RRSP each year!

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Protect your PIN!

Protect your PIN!

January 22nd 2018

As a group, Canadians are using their debit cards millions of times a day.  Either by chip or tap, it’s one of the most convenient ways to spend while staying in the black each month.

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Holiday Hosting tips under $100

Holiday Hosting tips under $100

December 19th 2017

The holidays can be an expensive time of year, especially if you are the host!  It doesn’t matter if the group is small or large - food, décor, drinks and hosting costs can add up quickly...

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How to teach your kids about money during the holidays

How to teach your kids about money during the holidays

December 7th 2017

The holiday season can be so much more than spending money on gifts and long lists of items to buy.  

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How to rock marriage and money as a newlywed!

How to rock marriage and money as a newlywed!

November 16th 2017

Congratulations – you just got married!  Now not only have you exchanged rings, but you’ve also acquired each others debt. 

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How to quit your bank and switch to a credit union

How to quit your bank and switch to a credit union

October 25th 2017

There is no better time than now to leave your bank and switch over to a credit union. With rising service charges, increased sales pressure and poor customer service....

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Start growing your money in your 20s!

Start growing your money in your 20s!

October 11th 2017

Your 20s and 30s include some of the best years of your life.  You’ve completed school, started working, earning more money than ever before and now have money for things like...

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How to teach our kids to be smart shoppers!

How to teach our kids to be smart shoppers!

Sept 26th 2017

Learning about money at an early age is a huge benefit for children as they grow up and begin working.  Many Canadians don’t learn about the importance of money...

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Holiday planning in September? Definitely!

Holiday planning in September? Definitely!

Sept 12th 2017

Labour day is only just behind us and we are already thinking about the holidays. Why may you ask?  Because planning ahead is key to a stress-free holiday season. 

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How to prepare to become a stay at home parent

How to prepare to become a stay at home parent

August 29th 2017

Making the decision to become a stay at home mom or dad is huge. It will be rewarding in so many ways however, unfortunately not financially.

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