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Managing and Mitigating Stress After Losing a Job

Losing a job is never easy to go through and it often comes with a flood of many emotions that can drain your ability to move forward. Knowing how to cope before hand is very important to help yourself focused on getting back on track when and if you do end up losing your job.

Taking action and looking at your options goes a long way when facing your new reality of being unemployed. Always remember that this is just a temporary stage and that you will find work again. This month, we’re looking at ways of managing the stress of job loss and how you can raise your spirits in what can be a depressing time. Full article

Everyday Alternatives That Help You Save Money

Budgeting and managing your money is absolutely crucial when you’re trying to save money. We all do it in some form or another, but it can be difficult to ensure you are properly saving during the hectic day-to-day lives we lead. Many people simply get caught up in their daily routine of work and home life that opportunities to save money pass by unnoticed.

What can be the most damaging to your chequing and savings accounts are the small daily purchases we can make without even thinking about them. So how do you get better at saving your money?

It all starts with simple practices you can easily incorporate into your daily life. This week, we’ve collected some useful daily savings techniques that can break the bad spending habit in anyone. Full article

Important Financial Steps for Newlyweds

Creating a lasting marriage in today’s society requires both partners to practice better money management skills and to become more involved with finances. When you tie the knot with your significant other, simply talking about finances and insurance is a good first step, but it shouldn’t be the only one.

As a newly married couple, you will both want to avoid any tension or strain put on the relationship by improper financial management. Don’t allow one person to take all the responsibility or have his or her individual strategies be the basis of governing your assets. So, how can you prevent this dreaded strain? Let us show you.

This week, we’ve compiled some a guideline to the most important considerations a young couple should focus on. This will provide a foundation for newlyweds to start off on the right foot towards a brighter financial future. Full article

The Essential Financial Strategies Millennials Aren’t Practicing

Millennials get a lot of stigmas that they are unprepared for adult life. Being of that age group myself, I tend to hear this stereotype all the time and I wholly disagree with it. Not all millennials are completely incompetent when it comes to finances and planning for the future.

The millennial generation is plagued with people who are facing a myriad of challenges and setbacks such as: student loans, low-paying job prospects, and the unsettling current housing market. But the one positive thing millennials have is time. Time to make some changes and carry them out for the rest of their lives. Full article