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Looks like Canadians are starting to heed the warnings swirling around household debt: An ING Direct Survey finds Canadians are in better financial standing compared to 2011, with one third saving at least $1000 every year.
Everyone knows how important it is for parents to support what their children are learning in school. This means sitting with them to do homework and making sure they are keeping their grades up. But what about financial literacy? Who is responsible for teaching kids about money matters?
Planning to leave your parents’ home? “Fleeing the nest” can be an exciting coming-of-age milestone – but it comes with bills, bills, and you guessed it, more bills. Whether you’re off to experience student housing or are a new grad looking to establish yourself, budgeting and saving skills are vital to becoming financially independent.
Any financial planner – or credit counselor – will tell you that the first step to creating a budget that you’ll stick to is tracking your ongoing expenses for two or three months.
Let’s look at why it’s a good idea to spread your money out and how you can better manage it when you do.
An important piece to getting your financial house in order this season is setting a new spring budget. Here are five steps to help get you started:
TORONTO, December 1, 2010 – RateSupermarket.ca, Canadian consumers’ go-to-website to compare and save money on personal finance products such as mortgage rates, credit cards and GIC rates, today announced it will supply bank and credit card recommendation data to Canadian users of Mint.com. RateSupermarket.ca’s market-leading rate data and extensive network of financial institutions and brokers …