Have your finances been affected by Covid-19 and the current Stay-At-Home Order / State of Emergency? Lost your job or had your hours drastically cut back? You may qualify for assistance. Covid-19 Financial Supports: In preparation for the current shut-down, here is information about the COVID-19 financial supports: Employment Insurance
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What is a nest egg you ask? A nest egg is a sum of money that has been saved for a specific purpose. This savings is generally designated for longer-term goals. This is a good time to think about your goals and what it will take to reach them. Before
What is life insurance? Why would I want to buy life insurance? What are some of the “insurance words” that I need to know to have a conversation? How much insurance should I have? How much is it going to cost me? What isn’t covered? All of these are important
If you drive a car in Canada you know it is the law to have insurance … but what kind, how much, and what do you need to know to make an informed decision? Like other areas of insurance, there are terms that you need to understand and there are
According to the Insurance Board of Canada, about 50% of renters in Canada do not have insurance. There is a variety of reasons why and this post is intended to correct some common myths and misconceptions and to provide some resources so you can make an informed decision. Before starting,
What are the 10 most important terms to understand about insurance.(Part 1 of 4). Many people have insurance policies and many people who should have them don’t. Some people have too much coverage and some have the wrong coverage. Many people don’t understand the “language” of insurance companies and that
#FinancialFridays: Credit – it can help build your dreams and it can come down like a hammer. Learn more here.
Credit is like a hammer; it can help build our dreams or it can leave us in ruins – it’s all in how we use it. What a wonderful feeling to have that envelope at the door shouting “Congratulations, you’ve been approved for a $10,000.00 loan!”. We all love to
#FinancialFridays: Are you 65 years or older? You may qualify for the Canada Guaranteed Income Supplement.
Have you heard about the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)? The GIS is a federal monthly payment which is based on income and is available to low-income Old Age Security pensioners. It is not taxable. You may qualify if… You are a senior 65 years or older. You receive the Old
2020 has finally ended and we made it… although many of us have been hard hit financially by COVID-19 and the far-reaching impacts of it! It is still not too late to look back and plan for moving forward. I like to set ‘SMART’ goals that I can work towards
Financial Fridays Facing Fear Finding Freedom The Covid-10 Pandemic has affected everyone financially, to some degree. While there are some who made extra money, for most people there have been a significant increase in the cost of living, as well as drastic changes to incomes. A new year gives us