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Why Financial Planning might not help you

Managing your finances is an important part of building a life that works for you and your family, and planning and goal setting greatly improves your chances of [..]

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Fun Critical in Finance

My boys wake up and are ready to play, fun rules their lives.  I am sure when I was  small I was the same way, however as I [..]

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Listing Expenses By Priorities, C7

This step takes the list of expenses you created a couple of steps ago and re write it in order of priority.  For this you can exclude price as [..]

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Honest Income Estimate

With an understanding of your expenses, it is time to list your income.  For this an honest, conservative  and organized estimate is always the best plan. If an income estimate [..]

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Collecting Your Real Spending, C5

Too often when creating a budget, the numbers are invented and the time is not taken to observe our current spending.  This often is dramatically different from the reality,  making [..]

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Power in hearing the word “Try”

There are many important words to listen for in conversation even in conversation with ourselves.  Try is one of those words. We have all asked someone for a simple commitment [..]

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20% More

I still remember I when I heard someone say this for the first time; “If I had a little more money I could be as happy as I was when I [..]

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What is the value of a year?

What is the value of a year?  Let’s say life is good and you save $5000 a year, If for one year you worked out of town, away [..]

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Saving RRSP room?

Saving RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) room is a great strategy if you are expecting a large tax year in your future. For example if you make $70,000 [..]

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Holding my mortgage in my RRSP

You are allowed to hold your mortgage in your RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan), although it is getting tougher to find a firm that will support the requirements [..]

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