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Do I really need a budget?

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on February 14, 2020

The quick answer is yes! A budget is like most things. If you don’t consciously make one then one will automatically establish itself for you based on your income and expenses. Here are a few things you should do as you’re planning your budget.

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Creating a budget for the new year

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on December 31, 2018

As we head into the new year, it’s a good time for reflecting on last year – Was it overall a good year? Did you meet most of your goals? How were your finances? What did you get right and how could you improve? If you financially had a great year, then good for you! But if it wasn’t that great or you think it could’ve been better, then perhaps you need to create or revisit your budget.

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Back to School Survival Guide

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on June 1, 2017

While summer is now in full swing, before you know it the kids will be back in school. So as parents, how can you help your child prepare for the first day of school? Here are just a few ideas that may help make the transition from the lazy days of summer to the routine of the new school year a bit easier.

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Back-to-School Tech for Your Children

Posted in Spending & Managing Money on June 1, 2017

It's increasingly common to find classrooms filled with the blue hue of computer and tablet screens. Early education or postgraduate work, there's a shift towards technology-driven, or at least technology-aided, schooling.

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