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How to Save Money on a Wedding: 8 Cheap Wedding Tips and Ideas


Friday, July 24, 2020

I’m getting married in the morning! Ding, dong! The bells are gonna chime! So, get me to the church on time! It’s that time of year when young lovers, starry-eyed couples, and ambitious relationships tie the knot, get hitched, exchange vows, and profess their undying love for one another. Yes, it’s wedding season. While cynics will say that the chief cause for divorce is marriage, the poets will defend this institution to their final breath. And, in terms of money, why not go all out. It’s not every day that you get married, unless you’re someone like Mickey Rooney, whose life ...

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5 Tips for Funding a Small Business in Canada


Saturday, July 18, 2020

There comes a time in the life of every small business when it needs to look for funding. Getting the start-up funds that you need, or additional funds that you need to expand and grow as a business can be a challenge. It can be a gruelling process and one that takes up a lot of your time. To help speed up the process and to give you the best possible chance of finding the funding that you need, here are 5 things you need to know about Canadian small business funding. View post

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How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent Buyer: 5 Steps


Sunday, June 28, 2020

Most real estate agents have become pretty savvy when it comes to promoting themselves. Between yard signs, online ads, and public benches, it can feel also impossible to pick the phoneys apart from those who really know what they’re doing. Although there is certainly nothing wrong with a real estate agent who has a strong public presence, it doesn’t necessarily mean they are the right person to help you buy or sell your home or property. Here are some tips to help you cut through the advertising hype and find the right agent for you.View post

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8 Most Common Types of Funding for Startups


Monday, June 22, 2020

Do you have a great idea for a startup? Do you think a particular business needs to be opened in your neighbourhood? Do you consider a new online venture to be a gamechanger in your industry? Whatever it is all about, now is the best opportunity to embark upon your entrepreneurial dreams, particularly from a financial point of view. Money has never been this cheap, and creditors are looking just to give their money away. Even if the idea of using credit to launch a business does not sound appealing, you should look at the many different ways of borrowing cash. You ...

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4 Effective Ways to Maximize GIC Returns


Monday, June 22, 2020

Guaranteed investment certificates (GICs) have always been a smart investment. While they may not offer returns as large as others such as stocks and bonds, they are safer, providing the investor with their original investment plus a little bit of interest depending on the term agreed to. While interest rates across the country are similar, there are still many steps you can take to maximize the return that you receive on your GIC once you cash out or the term ends. Below are some of the ways you can get the best GIC return possible. View post

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5 Ways to Save Money as a Contractor


Tuesday, June 16, 2020

If you’re not careful, construction costs can quickly get out of hand. Without proper planning and expertise, the construction process can end up costing you much more than you expected. Adequate preparation ahead of time is essential to keeping your costs under control. Check out these five tips that will help you save money as a contractor! View post

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