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Finances FYI

Finances FYI

Finances FYI is a weekly Feature Section brought to you by Great West Media

How to Hedge Your Investments Against Inflation

How to Hedge Your Investments Against Inflation

Interests and costs are rising while the market falls. Here are some tips for hedging your investments against ongoing inflation.
The Insecurity and Uncertainties of Buying Stocks

The Insecurity and Uncertainties of Buying Stocks

The 2010s were dominated by the FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google) companies driving much of the stock market growth of the last decade. This has led some to believe that the stock market is where some of the best returns are found. This kind of thinking is dangerous.
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Save Your Money in a Mattress

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Save Your Money in a Mattress

We’ve all heard the stories of people lining their mattress with bills or stuffing their savings under the mattress for safekeeping. However, if you want a nest egg, this is a terrible idea.
How to Identify and Avoid Investment Fraud

How to Identify and Avoid Investment Fraud

There are a lot of temptations when it comes to investing money, and also a lot of things of which to be aware. No one wants to be a victim of investment fraud.
Five Things Smart Savers Do

Five Things Smart Savers Do

Inflation is making Canadians tighten their belts, but with bills only increasing, how can smart people put away more cash every month for the things that matter?
How to Keep Yourself Protected When It Comes to Financial Safety

How to Keep Yourself Protected When It Comes to Financial Safety

As our financial world continues to evolve into an increasingly digital environment, cybersecurity concerns grow along with it. Afterall, where there’s opportunity, opportunists lurk, evermore advanced in their attacks.
Smart Savings: When should you maximize your RRSP contributions?

Smart Savings: When should you maximize your RRSP contributions?

Deciding how to best leverage your RRSP can be complex and depend upon a number of considerations. When you’re unsure, don’t take chances with your money or your future.
Product 411 - What are the pros and cons of a tax-free savings account?

Product 411 - What are the pros and cons of a tax-free savings account?

At a time when the cost of everything is rising – groceries, real estate, shipping costs and pretty much everything else – why pay more tax than you absolutely have to?
Top 5 Financial Podcasts to Listen to In 2022

Top 5 Financial Podcasts to Listen to In 2022

This New Year, we’re challenging you to make better money management a part of your holistic health and wellness.
Smart‌ ‌Money-Saving‌ ‌Tips‌ ‌For‌ ‌2022

Smart‌ ‌Money-Saving‌ ‌Tips‌ ‌For‌ ‌2022

Saving money can be a challenge for many, but with a sound plan and concrete goals, you could watch your savings pile up this year. Here are the best ways to increase your savings in 2022 and beyond!