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Simple Steps To Effective Retirement Savings

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When talking to prospective patients or engaged in consultations you probably spend a lot of time clarifying what you do. People see NDs because they’ve heard good things about the profession, or have a friend who had good results. Regardless of the positive feedback, there’s still some …

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The Science of Smart Spending

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We’ve all suffered at one point or another from buyer’s remorse: the expensive handbag, the antique chair, the velvet suit and the countless kitchen paraphernalia that promise to cut our cooking and preparation time in half but that we in …

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Fair Treatment for Consumers

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This year’s budget as predicted contained few surprises with the government continuing to address consumer concerns. You may be aware that cable and telecom firms have started adding a $2 fee on any bill that arrives in the post, the …

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Make the Decision to Change Today

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Are you feeling stuck or overwhelmed by your financial obligations?  Maybe you’ve made some poor financial decisions or haven’t put away enough for retirement and feel you will never be able to retire comfortably. At a recent Fraser Valley Real …

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Do You Have Financial Regrets?

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A new poll from Edward Jones suggests most Canadians would make changes to the financial decisions made in life, despite being satisfied overall. And younger Canadians appear to be most dissatisfied with their financial decisions. According to the poll, almost …

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Tuesday Tips on How To Cut Expenses

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1)      Do you have Cable tv? If so, do you really need all those channels?  Consider cancelling Cable and watch Netflix. 2)      Are you going out to buy lunch and/or coffee every day?  Pack your own lunch and save! 3)      …

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The Wisdom behind Saving

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Last week at the annual CustomPlan Financial meeting I had the privilege to reconnect again with Robert M. Gignac and hear him speak about personal finance. I also got his book Rich is a state of Mind.   I love …

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How NOT to overspend this holiday season

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Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas it’s hard to get away without spending money on a holiday or ‘extras’ this coming season like food and wine. According to RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook Canadians plan to spend an average of $1192.50 …

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November is Financial Literacy Month – are you financially literate?

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In this excellent article in The Vancouver Sun titled ‘Climbing a Mountain of Debt’ by Yvonne Zaccharias we learn that Statistics Canada reported in September that the ratio of household debt to household income hit a record high of 163.4% …

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