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  • Navigating Financial Stress Alone

    Navigating Financial Stress Alone

    Here are some ways to navigate financial stress if you’re single, separated or divorced.

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  • Rebuilding After a Financial Emergency: Part One

    Rebuilding After a Financial Emergency: Part One

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  • Rebuilding After a Financial Emergency: Part Two

    Rebuilding After a Financial Emergency: Part Two

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  • Finding the Silver Lining in COVID-19

    Finding the Silver Lining in COVID-19

    If you’re in need of something to inspire gratitude during COVID-19, here are a few reminders that there is still plenty of good in the world.

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  • Budget Friendly DIYs to Spruce Up Your Backyard During COVID-19

    Budget Friendly DIYs to Spruce Up Your Backyard During COVID-19

    A backyard or balcony renovation can be pricey, but a lot can be done on a budget to refresh your space.

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  • What You Need to Know About Filing Your Taxes This Year

    What You Need to Know About Filing Your Taxes This Year

    If that usually sends shivers up your spine, take heart. This year is different. The federal government’s response to COVID-19 means you could be seeing some significant breaks.

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  • 4 Ways to Use Your 2019 Income Tax Refund

    4 Ways to Use Your 2019 Income Tax Refund

    For many Canadians, their income tax refund represents an opportunity get ahead with some of their financial goals. Use yours wisely!

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  • Government Support For Seniors During COVID-19

    Government Support For Seniors During COVID-19

    Today, the Government of Canada announced new financial measures to support Canada's most vulnerable seniors.

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  • How to plan ahead for your 2020 income tax filing if you’ve collected CERB

    How to plan ahead for your 2020 income tax filing if you’ve collected CERB

    If you collect the CERB benefit in 2020, it will be included in your taxable income. Calculate your rate of taxation ahead of time in order to set the funds aside for next tax season.

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  • Ease the Financial Stress of COVID-19 with an Emergency Budget

    Ease the Financial Stress of COVID-19 with an Emergency Budget

    If you’re among the thousands of hardworking Canadians whose income is affected by the spread of COVID-19, create an emergency budget to help you navigate these uncertain financial times.

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  • What Is Debt Consolidation, and Is It Right For You?

    What Is Debt Consolidation, and Is It Right For You?

    Have you found yourself in a spot where it seems you have too many debts and too many payments to make every month, making it hard to achieve your financial goals?

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  • How to Finally Start Your Side Hustle

    How to Finally Start Your Side Hustle

    Have you been thinking about making more money but don’t really know how? Like many Canadians, you probably have lots of talents that you can take advantage of to make some extra money on the side.

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  • Emergency Budget Planner

    Emergency Budget Planner

    If you’re among the thousands of hardworking Canadians whose income is affected by the spread of COVID-19, create an emergency budget to help you navigate these uncertain financial times.

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  • Navigating a Mortgage Deferral During COVID-19

    Navigating a Mortgage Deferral During COVID-19

    Mortgage lenders have introduced new deferral options in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • The Gig Economy: How Canadians Can Make More Money On The Side

    The Gig Economy: How Canadians Can Make More Money On The Side

    As the middle class disappears and debt levels rise among working Canadians, it takes grit and creativity to make ends meet.

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  • Myths about Bankruptcy and Consumer Proposal

    Myths about Bankruptcy and Consumer Proposal

    Learn the top myths about consumer proposal and bankruptcy. Consumer proposal or bankruptcy should always be considered last resorts. Try consolidating your debts or talking to your lenders first.

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  • #StrongerTogether: How to Handle Stress and Anxiety in Uncertain Times

    #StrongerTogether: How to Handle Stress and Anxiety in Uncertain Times

    Every Canadian is undergoing massive change as they navigate a new normal in the wake of COVID-19. whatever you’re feeling right now, know that there are millions of people feeling just like you.

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  • COVID-19: What Assistance Small Businesses Can Expect from Governments and Private Businesses

    COVID-19: What Assistance Small Businesses Can Expect from Governments and Private Businesses

    The government has rolled out several programs to help relieve your financial burden including emergency loans, tax relief and financial support.

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  • Let’s Get Through This Together: Financial Help to Cope with COVID-19

    Let’s Get Through This Together: Financial Help to Cope with COVID-19

    The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 crisis has brought with it much uncertainty for many Canadians. But there is help available.

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  • Canadians Out of Work Due to COVID-19 Can Now Apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

    Canadians Out of Work Due to COVID-19 Can Now Apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

    This federal resource was expanded on April 15 to include contractors, seasonal workers and Canadians who make less than $1,000 per month.

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  • Start Your Own Small Business (Even with Bad Credit)

    Start Your Own Small Business (Even with Bad Credit)

    Here are some tips for starting your own business (even if you have bad credit or no credit).

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  • I’m in Financial Distress. Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    I’m in Financial Distress. Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    Bankruptcy affects your life in many ways - it costs money to file, it severely damages your credit score and can affect your ability to get credit in future or even an apartment or other job.

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  • How To Recession-Proof Your Finances

    How To Recession-Proof Your Finances

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  • How To Save Thousands With a Minimalist Lifestyle

    How To Save Thousands With a Minimalist Lifestyle

    As homes become smaller, and our buying habits begin to change, Canadians are embracing minimalism. Plus, there's a secret benefit of...it saves you a lot of money.

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  • Save Money By Going Green

    Save Money By Going Green

    Being environmentally friendly doesn't have to cost extra money. Here are some budget-friendly tips to help you make your life just a little bit greener.

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  • First Time Home Buyer: How to Improve Your Credit Score to Buy Your First Home

    First Time Home Buyer: How to Improve Your Credit Score to Buy Your First Home

    Improving your credit score will help you secure a mortgage and get that first home

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  • Renters: What to Do If You Can’t Pay Rent Due to COVID-19

    Renters: What to Do If You Can’t Pay Rent Due to COVID-19

    Your rent is an important expense, and it’s not something you can cut back on. What do you do if you can’t pay rent due to COVID-19?

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  • Tips for Saving on Your Auto Insurance During the COVID-19 Lockdown

    Tips for Saving on Your Auto Insurance During the COVID-19 Lockdown

    While self-isolation is key to slowing this pandemic, it is important to manage your finances and cut back on expenses like your car insurance.

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  • Weathering the Storm: Managing Debt and Expenses During Financial Uncertainty

    Weathering the Storm: Managing Debt and Expenses During Financial Uncertainty

    Here’s what you can do pay off debt and manage your expenses in a period like today, when the future feels less certain.

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  • How Important is Your Credit Score When Buying Your First Home?

    How Important is Your Credit Score When Buying Your First Home?

    As you search through the internet for answers, one of the most talked about subjects when purchasing a home is your credit score. Read Zoocasa's tips on buying your first home.

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  • Take a Staycation this Victoria Day Long Weekend

    Take a Staycation this Victoria Day Long Weekend

    Although your travel plans for the first long weekend of cottage season are canceled due to COVID-19, there are plenty of ways to have fun at home this long weekend

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  • Budget Friendly Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day During COVID-19

    Budget Friendly Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day During COVID-19

    Despite COVID-19 physical distancing measures you can still celebrate Mother’s Day on May 10

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  • What are TFSAs and How Can They Help Canadians Reach their Financial Goals?

    What are TFSAs and How Can They Help Canadians Reach their Financial Goals?

    TFSAs are increasingly popular amongst Canadians for helping them save in a successful way. In this guide, we will cover TFSAs and what benefits they bring compared to other savings instruments.

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  • How to Celebrate Holidays with Loved Ones When You Can’t be Together

    How to Celebrate Holidays with Loved Ones When You Can’t be Together

    We all need to practice physical distancing to stop the spread of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate special occasions with your loved ones!

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  • #GivingTuesdayNow: Deliver Small Acts of Kindness on a Global Day of Action

    #GivingTuesdayNow: Deliver Small Acts of Kindness on a Global Day of Action

    #GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of action taking place on May 5 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    We're here to help. Visit easyfiancial's #COVID19 Resource Centre to find information and resources to navigate through the impact of COVID-19 on your personal finances. 🔗Link In Bio. #strongertogeth

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