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Financial Advice & Conversation from Member Savings CU Coaches & Friends

Saving Tips for Christmas

Saving Tips for Christmas

November 15th 2016

Now that Thanksgiving and Halloween have come and gone, everyone is turning to thoughts of Christmas.  It’s still early, but it is a great time to put a plan in place to save time, keep your spending within budget and...

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What Credentials Does Your Financial Planner Have?

What Credentials Does Your Financial Planner Have?

Nov. 9th 2016

Did you know that in Canada (excluding Québec) anyone can call themselves a financial planner or financial advisor?  No qualifications or credentials are required. 

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10 Ways To Save

10 Ways To Save

October 26th 2016

Obviously being a financially focused blog, we love talking about money! We also love to save money, especially when we have a goal of what we are savings towards.

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Celebrate International Credit Union Day!

Celebrate International Credit Union Day!

October 18 2016

This year the focus for International Credit Union Day is the authentic difference between credit unions and banks. Credit Union employees are passionate about what they do and truly care...

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DIY - Dog Treats on a budget!

DIY - Dog Treats on a budget!

October 4th 2016

How quickly do we fall head over heels in love with our little four-legged fur-babies? After becoming the proud dog mom to our Australian Shepherd...

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RRSP's vs. TFSA's - What's the difference?

RRSP's vs. TFSA's - What's the difference?

September 27th 2016

The most common question I get asked as an Investment Specialist is, “Should I deposit my money into a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) or to a Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA)?”

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The best ways to save for a down payment

The best ways to save for a down payment

September 20th 2016

If you are like me, a millennial, you are constantly thinking about buying your first home.  You may have quickly found out...

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Back To School & Financial Literacy

Back To School & Financial Literacy

September 13th 2016

It’s that time of year again! How quickly the summer flies by. The kids have been hanging around the house playing video games or outside with friends.  

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Understanding Mortgages

Understanding Mortgages

August 30th 2016

You are looking to buy a home or condo but you aren’t exactly sure how mortgages work. Before diving into the real estate market head on, take a minute to understand what you are getting yourself into.

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Keeping Yourself Safe From Fraud!

Keeping Yourself Safe From Fraud!

August 16th

Sometimes keeping track of all of our passwords can be hard. It is tempting to make each and every password the same so we won’t forget.

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