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Financial Advice & Conversation from Member Savings CU Coaches & Friends

What we learned from our renovation project

What we learned from our renovation project

September 27th 2018

This past winter we decided we wanted to take on a new challenge.  Our own renovation project!

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REGISTERED EDUCATION SAVINGS PLAN (RESP)

REGISTERED EDUCATION SAVINGS PLAN (RESP)

September 6th 2018

As thousands of kids head off to college and university these next few weeks, it’s a reminder for parents or grandparents of young children that little ones grow up so fast, and that post-secondary education is not cheap.

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Repost: Advice on how to prep for back to school season

Repost: Advice on how to prep for back to school season

August 27th 2018 - Reposted from August 16th 2017

Sending your child off to university or college will be an emotional event, likely for both of you. You will likely be both ecstatic at the fun times ahead or teary at the end of an era. 

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4 Reasons to break up with your bank

4 Reasons to break up with your bank

August 3rd 2018

If you are like most people, you may be with the same bank you opened your first account with when you were a kid.

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How cleaning up can earn you money!

How cleaning up can earn you money!

June 14th 2018

These past 3 years have been a bit hectic for our family.  We lived in a new rental together, then bought a new construction condo...

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Should you pay off your credit card with a line of credit?

Should you pay off your credit card with a line of credit?

May 4th 2018

Some people are uncomfortable with the idea of using debt to pay off debt. However, it is important to compare the difference in interest rates being charged when paying down your balance between a loan or line of credit vs. a credit card.

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Energy saving tips for summer

Energy saving tips for summer

May 18th 2018

With summer rolling in, now is a great time to start thinking about how to cut down costs on your energy bill before your A/C unit begins blasting for the next 3 months.

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Tricks to saving more than $100 a month!

Tricks to saving more than $100 a month!

April 27th 2018

We get it. Things add up and life can sometimes be expensive. That’s why it’s a good idea to take a step back and look at your daily expenses finding ways to save even if its only one or two days a week. 

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How to stay safe online

How to stay safe online

April 17th 2018

With the rise in technology along comes the rise in fraudulent activity. It’s important that we keep our personal information including credit card information, mailing addresses or social insurance numbers safe...

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Budget Basics 101

Budget Basics 101

April 3rd 2018

Spring is in the air and with that comes a bit of spring cleaning.  Hopefully that cleaning spree includes not only tackling your garage, closets and pantry but also your finances!

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