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Let’s make 2011 “The Year of the Loonie”. Lot’s of ‘em!

Have you made finances your priority in 2011? Lots of people overspend at Christmas and face the unpleasant task of having to pay off the credit card bills in January.  Some people make resolutions to lower their debt or increase their savings every New Year. Whatever your situation we have easy tips that can help you with...
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Christmas Reality

December is most definitely one of those times of the year when you really realize just how challenging money planning actually is!! For me, and I know I am not alone; the last three months of the year are the most costly.  It seems that all I have done is dish out money!  It started with...
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Christmas: What’s it’s all about for you?

On the way in to work today I was having a discussion with a coworker. We were talking about Christmas shopping and all of the gifts our children will receive. We debated how much a reasonable amount of money should be spent on each child and how our spouses’ views are completely different. We have...
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I really, really want a Dyson…

5 years ago I got married, with our new found wedding money we promptly went out and bought a vacuum cleaner. It was a pretty good vacuum… until 3 months ago. It finally broke down to the point of no return. I have a cat, 2 children and wall to wall carpeting. It’s almost impossible...
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