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5 Ways to improve your credit score

Credit is a staple in our modern world. And many of us have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic over recent months....

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What should I do with my investments?

The global pandemic has changed our lives. As we stay home and adjust our lives to suit our new physical and financial...

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Weathering the storm during COVID-19

The global pandemic has brought many changes to our community. As we settle into our new "normal," whether it's school...

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Responsible investing: Giving back and getting more

Have you heard of responsible investing (RI)? Maybe you’ve heard of socially responsible investing, or sustainable,...

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Funding your child’s future: Canada Learning Bond

Saving for your children’s education can be tricky. For low-income families it can be even trickier. The Canadian...

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RRSPs vs. TFSAs

From our previous blogs What is a TFSA, really? and What is an RRSP? you can learn both offer tax advantages to help...

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What is an RRSP?

An RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) is a type of account you can use to defer income taxes until you retire,...

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What is a Tax-Free Savings Account, really?

A Tax-Free Savings Account, or TFSA for short, is a registered account that was launched by the Federal Government in...

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How the First Time Home Buyer Incentive can help

Looking to buy your first home? You aren’t alone. Young people all over Canada are looking for a way to move on up from...

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Living with your investments and yourself post-retirement

At PenFinancial, we know that retirement is both a goal and a destination. I meet many people that have planned for how...

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Curveballs and dreams: Investing in your pre-retirement years

As a kid, I thought that hitting a baseball would be easy. Until I tried to hit a curveball. I wanted that homerun. So...

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Learning and becoming involved: How to be an empowered young investor

Ben Franklin said, "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." When I found that quote I...