Be smart with your tax refunds

How to be smart with your tax refund Getting a tax refund can be exciting, especially if your refund is larger than you expected. However, before you use that refund to buy yourself a new TV, it’s important to think about if making a splurge purchase is the…

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Avoid Tax Identity Theft To Secure your Tax Refund

  During tax time, you likely have a lot on your mind. You want to be certain that you fill out all of your forms correctly, you want to ensure that you submit your taxes on time and you want to do whatever you can to get…

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Borrowing Money to Save for Retirement: Should you do it?

Borrowing Money to Save for Retirement: Should you do it? Why You shouldn’t borrow for your RRSP? Saving for retirement is important and the sooner you start, the more money you’ll have when you retire. Putting money into an RRSP is a great idea, but what if you don’t…

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Living PayCheque to PayCheque? Say No To Pay Day Loans!

Living PayCheque to PayCheque? If you’re living pay cheque to pay cheque and worry about running short on money to cover your expenses, a pay day loan can seem tempting. However, it’s important to understand the high interest rates and charges that come with pay day loans.…

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Need money? Credit cards vs. Personal Loans

Need money? Credit cards or Personal Loans When you need money, it’s easy to apply for another credit card. Credit cards are easy to get and even easier to use. It’s quick, simple and convenient to simply swipe or tap your card to pay for your latest purchases.…

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Benefits of RRSP

Benefits of RRSP At this time of year, many people are starting to put together their yearly income taxes and thinking about putting some additional money into their RRSP. An RRSP (or Registered Retirement Saving Plan) is a type of investment account that is designed to help…

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Holiday Budgeting Guide

Holiday budgeting 101 Know your expenses. The Holiday shopping guide The average Canadian is expected to spend between $1200 and $1800 this holiday season. This includes gifts, travel, decorations and entertainment for the holiday season. Those holiday costs can certainly add up and put a strain on…

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Where to Cut Costs To Save Money Before the Holiday Season

Where to Cut Costs To Save Money? There’s only a month to go before the holiday season kicks in. We know that this time of year can be a strain on finances, but it doesn’t have to be. If you start saving now, you’ll have a jump…

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Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal – which one is the right option for debt solution? Part 2

Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal – which one is the right option for debt solution? Part 2 Are you drowning in debt? If you are living pay cheque to pay cheque, or find your financial situation hard to control. Then you may need professional help regarding Two of…

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Bankruptcy vs Consumer Proposal in Ontario? Which is the right one for you? Part 1

Bankruptcy vs Consumer Proposal? Which is the right one for you? Part 1 First part of Prudent Financial’s video series: Bankruptcy vs Consumer Proposal ? Choose the right debt management solution. Too much debt! Need a way out? Know the difference between bankruptcy and consumer proposal. Learn,…

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