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Mutual Funds and ETFs

Mutual fund and ETFs (exchange-traded funds) allow you to invest in securities without having to select individual positions. Instead, the fund manager makes the decisions as to when to buy...
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Mutual Funds and ETFs

The Canada Pension Plan And Your Retirement

Note from Susie Q:  When I published my post on Social Security, I promised my Canadian readers a similar post about the Canada Pension Plan.  It took a while, but...
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The Canada Pension Plan And Your Retirement

How to Raise Financially Smart Kids

I recently wrote a guest post for Grokking Money about how to raise financially smart kids.  Here is the start of it, to read the entire post, click here. Instilling...
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How to Raise Financially Smart Kids

Do I Really Need to Budget

I recently wrote a guest post for The Smart Investor about deciding if you need a budget.  Here is the start of it, to read the entire post, click here....
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Do I Really Need to Budget

Good Debt vs Bad Debt: Key Characteristics

Not all debt is bad! The specific definitions of good debt vs bad debt will vary from person to person. For people who plan to retire very early and live...
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Good Debt vs Bad Debt: Key Characteristics
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