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Finances FYI

Finances FYI

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

Everyday Finances - Discounts for Albertan Seniors

Everyday Finances - Discounts for Albertan Seniors

There are many discounts for seniors to help with life on a retirement budget.
Budgeting to Achieve Financial Stability

Budgeting to Achieve Financial Stability

Budget for today so you can live tomorrow.
How to Prevent Credit Theft with RFID Blocking Wallets and Purses

How to Prevent Credit Theft with RFID Blocking Wallets and Purses

Protect your credit by using an RFID blocking wallet or purse.
Smart Saving: Paying Down Your Debt Faster to Save Money

Smart Saving: Paying Down Your Debt Faster to Save Money

Is debt costing you too much? Save more by reducing what you owe.
Learn About Insolvency and Credit Protection for Your Financial Future

Learn About Insolvency and Credit Protection for Your Financial Future

There are a lot of Albertans today struggling to manage their debt, and in fact it's an issue all across Canada. The pandemic resulted in a lot of lost work hours and wages, and while there were government relief programs, it wasn’t enough for a lot of people.
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?