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Death is not a topic people like to typically discuss (for obvious reasons). However, death (and the  is a reality for everyone and should be thought about ahead of time. After all, the costs associated with funeral arrangements are often jarring.   It’s no secret that the funeral industry isn’t necessarily a fair one. Like with…

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Are you looking for an easy way to save money or build an emergency fund?  Our Moka review (formerly Mylo) explains how Canada’s latest FinTech company is seeking to make saving just a little bit easier. Moka, as Mylo, appeared on Dragon’s Den in 2018 and has been gaining traction ever since thanks to how…

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HSBC (The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) dates back to 1865. Today, it’s a multinational conglomerate and the 7th largest bank in the world.  HSBC is best known in Europe, the Asia Pacific, and of course, here in North America. HCBC InvestDirect Canada is one of the country’s well-known online discount brokerages. What sets it…

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Investing on your own is not an easy task. From mutual funds to individual stocks, there is a wide range of strategies, information services and trading platforms to choose from. It can become overwhelming. I started investing at the age of 16 through mutual funds. Since then, I evolved into a mix of ETFs and…

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EI Benefits for the Self Employed

Today we’re going to cover the employment insurance (EI) benefits that you can receive, as a self-employed individual. Perhaps the most important thing to understand, is that while you can receive a significant amount in EI benefits as a self-employed person, you are not automatically signed up to receive them, and you do not receive…

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