Managing Debt

Money123 Article: Using a Credit Line as Your Emergency Fund

Do you have a credit line? It may be a great way to provide for emergencies, instead of having cash lying around. As a financial planner for Global News’ Money123 online email newsletter, I answer reader questions about investing, managing your finances, and planning for your future. In the latest email that went out to…

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How To Be Smart With Your Money In Your 20s & 30s

Want to teach your kids to be smart with their money? Then you’ll want to send them my latest video and podcast episode with an introduction into the world of finance. There are a million things to know. These are the few important ones, based on my Unconventional Wisdom. Whether you’re thinking about buying a…

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Smith Manoeuvre AFTER You Retire

What do you do with the Smith Manoeuvre AFTER you retire? My latest video and podcast episode is for you if you already know the basics of the Smith Manoeuvre. You have been doing this strategy for awhile, you’ve converted your mortgage to tax deductible, and you’re thinking about retiring. You’ve got a big investment…

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How to Avoid Falling Victim to Lifestyle Inflation

    https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/forcedn/alainguillotshow/Ed_edited.mp3   What is lifestyle inflation? Lifestyle inflation (or lifestyle creep) is the tendency to increase expenses as earning increases. If a person gets a raise of a few thousand dollars, that person increases their expenses by a similar amount and thus never has an opportunity to save money for retirement or other…

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How to Become a Credit Card Genius

It is easy to run into credit card problems during the holiday season. Here is some motivation and clear action steps to avoid them. You can become a Credit Card Genius in 2 steps: Pay all your cards in full every month. The #1 perk of any credit card by far is the 6-week no-interest…

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