How I Cut Costs by $100 a Month with One Simple Question

by Tanya Tantalo Last updated on March 26, 2019

Photo by Nattanan Kanchanaprat on Pixabay

The cost of living increases, not just annually, but sometimes month to month. A week ago, my husband received a notification from our mobility provider letting us know that our plan will be increasing by $20 –– an additional $240 annually on what we have deemed essential.

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How to Help Your Ageing Loved Ones Manage Their Financial Affairs

by Invisor Last updated on June 20, 2018

Photo by Sam Wheeler on Unsplash

Thinking about our loved ones ageing – and the challenges that may come with it – is not always at the top of our priority list. It’s a difficult topic – one that many of us prefer not to confront until it’s absolutely necessary.

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Do I Need A Will?

by Invisor Last updated on March 07, 2017

Having a strong financial plan not only allows you and your family to enjoy the things you value, but it also protects you in the case that an accident or death occurs. We’ve talked about making sure you’re protected with proper insurance coverage, but there’s another element to supporting your family when you’re no longer here: keeping an up-to-date will.

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A Beginner's Guide To RESP Investing

by Invisor Last updated on September 28, 2016

If you're thinking about starting to put money aside for your child's post-secondary education, RESPs are a great way to make the most of your savings. There are a number of reasons these accounts are so widely used, the main two being that your savings are tax-sheltered as they grow, and various government grants become available to you when you invest in an RESP. 

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I want to save for my child's education. Which RESP plan should I choose?

by Pramod Udiaver Last updated on September 14, 2016

Whether your child is a newborn or starting high school, thinking about saving for post-secondary schooling is overwhelming. With so many options on the market designed to help you save for education, choosing the right one can be tricky - especially when sales associates are trying to sell you their products. 

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How To Save For Your Kids' Education

by Invisor Last updated on August 10, 2016

Tuition prices are on the rise, leaving many parents wanting to help put their children through post-secondary schooling. A four-year university degree can cost upwards of $60,000, making hefty student debt a reality for many Canadians. Saving for things like a home and family becomes even more difficult for recent graduates. While the price tag is daunting, post-secondary education is still is an investment in your child’s future. If saving for your kids’ education is a goal of yours, we share some advice on how to make it happen.

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How To Financially Prepare For A Baby

by Invisor Last updated on July 27, 2016

Being a first-time parent is an exciting time, and the nine months leading up to the birth of your first child are filled with preparations to make sure he or she will have everything they need once they arrive. A large part of this preparation is financial, and it requires some adjustments to your budget. 

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Budget Friendly Activities For a Memorable Summer!

by Invisor Last updated on May 25, 2016

With the passing of the Victoria Day long weekend, summer is officially here. While your list of activities for the next few months may be growing, and the cost of amusement parks and family vacations can start adding up, there are a number of things you can do to stay on budget. Here are a few ideas for some fun and productive activities that can help you soak up every drop of this summer without breaking the bank. 

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How To Create A Budget For You And Your Spouse

by Invisor Last updated on February 24, 2016

While one of the most common stressors on a relationship is finances, budgeting as a couple doesn’t have to be complicated if you’re both on the same team. There’s no such thing as a “normal” budget; each couple’s budget is designed specifically for their family’s goals, income, and spending habits. Budgeting for couples requires open communication and the discipline to track your spending. We can help you identify your long and short term goals to find a plan that works for you, starting with these 7 tips on how to create a budget you and your spouse can follow.

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Financial Tips to Help Couples Live Happily Ever After

by Invisor Last updated on August 07, 2015

This blog by Invisor CEO Pramod Udiaver was originally published on Huffington Post Canada. As a new guest contributor, Pramod will be posting regularly on Huffington Post. Watch for Pramod’s upcoming article on back-to-school financial tips.  

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