The Canadian Finance Guide to Durham Region’s Personal Finance

The column’s goal is to level up your financial knowledge and help you avoid common pitfalls and mistakes along the way. Although money management sometimes seems like an intricate task, it doesn’t have to be. The advice here is common sense and simple to follow. The first step to a better financial future starts here, and it’s never too late to begin.

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Managing a Personal Budget: Your key to financial success

posted Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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Did you know that almost 51% of Canadians don’t know how to manage a personal budget? This shocking statistic results from a complete lack of personal finance education in our public schools. Moreover, a lack of budget planning has led to the average Canadian having $1.77 in debt for every $1 of income in 2019 […]

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The Best Mortgage Advice I’ve Ever Given: Don’t Buy That Car

posted Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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As a mortgage agent, I’m often asked ‘What is the best mortgage advice I’ve ever given?’. Though for me the answer is easy, for others, it’s a bit difficult to understand. After reading this article, you’ll understand why ‘Don’t buy that car’ is some of the best mortgage advice I’ve ever given. The Importance of […]

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