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Financial Advice & Conversation from Member Savings CU Coaches & Friends

Handmade Gifts to keep you on budget this Holiday Season

Handmade Gifts to keep you on budget this Holiday Season

December 20th 2016

The holidays can be a very expensive time of year, especially if your gift exchange list of friends and family members is long.

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4 Ways to Save on Holiday Decorating

4 Ways to Save on Holiday Decorating

November 28th 2016

The holidays are such a great time of year.  The most wonderful time some would say! Snow is falling, holiday music is playing and holiday parties start happening.  

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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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