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You want to get in better shape – but what does that mean for you? It’s time to think about – and set – some fitness goals. Here are some tips for doing it. By Paul Russell Getting in shape means different things to different people. Some see it as six-pack abs, a great 5-…

Start government benefits sooner and you collect a smaller monthly benefit, but right away and for a longer time. Delay the start and you receive a larger monthly benefit, but must bridge the waiting period with other resources. Knowing when to start isn’t always easy, and even many financial experts offer vastly different opinions. Some…

Just over 12 months ago, provinces and territories responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by declaring states of emergency. Restrictions and lockdowns have affected Canadians in different ways, and one of the starkest differences involves savings. Some people needed to tap into their savings, while others saw their savings accumulate. When income decreases Business owners, professionals…

During income-earning years, a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) can be used to fund numerous expenses – a child’s education, family trips, a wedding, just about anything. Once you retire, you’ll discover that a TFSA is just as versatile, helping you to meet a variety of needs unique to retirement. Continue to contribute Many people in…

By Andrea Yu Walking isn’t just a way to get from one place to another. This simple, low-impact activity can help lower your risk of heart disease, arthritis and type 2 diabetes. But can walking help you to lose weight? And does walking count as cardio? To answer these questions, we talked to Mark Vrbensky, a…

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