Posts by Canadian MoneySaver

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Foodflation!!  We are all facing it!  In this episode, Ellen Roseman talks to a Canadian Researcher in food distribution and policy and otherwise known as The Food Professor, Sylvain Charlebois.  They discuss food inflation, tipflation and even shrinkflation and how to fight them. They also talk about Canada's Food Price Report and Skip The Dishes Inflation Cookbook.

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When my brothers and I were young, my grandmother gave each of us a single share of Bell Canada for birthdays and graduation gifts. We were excited to receive the telephone company’s shares, then trading in the range of $40 to $50 each.

But the importance of investing for the long-term was lost on me. If I had learned that lesson, I wouldn’t have cashed in my 25 Bell shares before I turned 25.

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Let’s face it. The world is set up for couples. From Noah’s Ark to Bumble, it’s all about pairing up. Sure, there are benefits to staying single, like sleeping on whatever side of the bed you fancy, but added financial security isn’t one of them. For singletons, few things are as annoying as “smug marrieds.” Not only do these couples flaunt their cozy togetherness, but they get access to financial perks only available to twosomes.

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Planning to financially support a loved one with a disability is a three-stage process. The first stage gets the most attention but stages two and three are often ignored or delayed unnecessarily.


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Last year, I interviewed 52 outstanding men and women from around the world for my research paper How smart women and men invest in themselves released on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2023. I’ll share 10 ways that successful women invest in themselves:


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On average, Canadian graduates with a bachelor’s degree owe $28,000 in student debt. Although the government provides different student loan forgiveness programs, they aren’t readily available or enough to help graduates break free from steep loan burdens.

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When it comes to investing and personal finance, there are a lot of sayings and rules of thumb that are out there. Some of these can be great guideposts while others may be less helpful. We wanted to highlight three common phrases/concepts that we view as timeless in the investing and personal finance world.