Tag Archives: planning

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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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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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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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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How much can I contribute to my RRSP?

Instead of calculating how much RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) room you have and risk getting it wrong, I recommend looking on your “Notice of Assessment” which is [..]

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RRSP Checklist

When considering an RRSP these are some must answer questions to consider before jumping in.  Below is a checklist to help make sure you are empowered to make the [..]

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Where to Start? D2

Tackling your debt is a great idea, but for many where to start can often be overwhelming.  I have often found a few simple questions can help get the [..]

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A Lesson From Reality TV

A while ago a TV show came on, about how the lottery changed peoples lives.  As I am fascinated by people and their relationship to money, it caught my attention.  The show [..]

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Critical Steps to Make Cash Flow Successful, C3

Any change in life can be a challenge to make stick.  When changing spending habits, addressing a few common hurdles in advance can go a long way to ensuring [..]

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