Financial literacy

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Self Employment

How much should I charge for freelance services?

If you’ve started a freelance business or side hustle, find out how much to invoice, plus tips for filing...

How much should I charge for freelance services?
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Retired Money

Retirement Income for Life: Why Canadian retirees love Frederick Vettese’s books and his PERC

What’s new in the latest edition of Retirement Income for Life? A long-time fan digs into the book and...

Retirement Income for Life: Why Canadian retirees love Frederick Vettese’s books and his PERC
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Real Estate

Buying a second home: How it works in Canada

Here’s what home owners and investors should know about the rules, financing options and tax implications of buying a...

Buying a second home: How it works in Canada
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MoneyFlex

How to save money fast on a low income in Canada

Affording a fun life isn’t just for the rich and TikTokers. Young Canadians just starting out can, too—with a...

How to save money fast on a low income in Canada

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Budgeting

MoneySense’s free Excel template for your monthly budget

If you’re looking for a free Excel budget template in Canada, then this tool is for you. Start planning...

MoneySense’s free Excel template for your monthly budget
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Ask a Planner

How to model retirement income in Canada

The risk of having too much money left when you die is real. Often realizing this comes too late...

How to model retirement income in Canada
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My MoneySense

Saving on purchases and for emergency funds, Canada’s extreme couponer shares her secrets

Kathleen Cassidy is a savvy shopper, and her thousands of followers know it. With MoneySense, though, she talks about...

Saving on purchases and for emergency funds, Canada’s extreme couponer shares her secrets
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Ask a Planner

Can you save on taxes by owning an investment account with your child?

Jointly owning an asset with a child comes with tax and estate implications. Here’s why it may not be...

Can you save on taxes by owning an investment account with your child?

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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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