Articles By Karen Robock:

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RESPs

How much money does the government contribute to an RESP?

How much money does the government contribute to an RESP?
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RESPs

What can an RESP be used for?

What can an RESP be used for?
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RESPs

What is the RESP contribution deadline?

What is the RESP contribution deadline?
A girl smiles at her money-tracking app on a smartphone

Financial literacy

How do I teach my kid to save an allowance?

How do I teach my kid to save an allowance?
woman-and-daughter-learning

Financial literacy

6 strategies for teaching kids about money

6 strategies for teaching kids about money
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Budgeting

New year, new spending habits

Three money mistakes not to repeat next year.

New year, new spending habits
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Budgeting

Budgeting for a less stressful holiday season

Having a clear idea of what you need to buy, how much you can spend and the smartest ways...

Budgeting for a less stressful holiday season
5 money fears from childhood and how to overcome them mother and daughter cooking in kitchen

Financial literacy

Five money fears from childhood—and how to overcome them

The feelings you associated with finances when you were a kid probably still affect you today, but there are...

Five money fears from childhood—and how to overcome them

Renting

Rethinking rentership: How to get ahead financially while renting

There is no shame in being a forever renter. Here's how renting has put these Canadians on track to...

Rethinking rentership: How to get ahead financially while renting