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February 15, 2021 6:39 pm
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The five practical steps to living a debt-free, anxiety/stress free life.

LIVING FRUGALLY FASHIONABLE!
By Elizabeth Naumovski

1. Stop impulse buying. Don’t live in denial.
2. Save $5 per day. After 21 days, it will become a habit and it will be easy to save for your retirement or emergency fund.

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February 15, 2021 6:30 pm
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Women & Retirement – Has Anything Changed?

By Elizabeth Naumovski

Women continue to retire in poverty because we live longer than men, we have less money to retire with because we earn less, and we have disrupted work lives as we stay at home to take care of children & elders as primary care givers. Has anything changed?
Before COVID, women were already behind financially. COVID only made it worse.

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February 15, 2021 2:47 pm
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How I Rescued My Sister from a Romance Scam Criminal

By Shelley Frost,
Special Guest Blogger for Finance Is Personal

I didn’t want to believe it. I pretended like everything was fine. But when my sister’s online boyfriend told her to call him King and he will call her Queen, I finally accepted that she was caught in a romance scam.

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November 11, 2020 3:21 pm
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Email, Text, Phone Calls, Phishing – The Fraudsters are coming!

By Elizabeth Naumovski

In the olden days fraudsters and scammers were either cheque forgers, grifters or swindlers and they needed to get up-close-and-personal with you and really create a trusting, loving, and giving relationship.

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June 20, 2020 1:01 am
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Financial wellness strategies

Understanding the Difference between Financial Wellness and Financial Security By Elizabeth Naumovski

Financial security is whether you have enough money to pay for your lifestyle. Your financial wellness depends on your lifestyle and your financial habits.

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June 11, 2020 2:57 pm
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5 Practical Tips to Boost Your Financial Wellness

COVID-19 is changing the social, as well as the financial, structure of the entire world.
By Elizabeth Naumovski

A recent study reveals that nearly two-thirds of Canadians are stressed about their finances, with over 30% experiencing extreme stress. Roughly one-third of Canadians are struggling to pay their regular monthly bills and don’t have the funds to pay for an emergency should they have one.

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June 17, 2017 7:03 am
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Top 3 Tips: How women can get the most out of mentorship

By Elizabeth Naumovski

Life is full of incredible experiences, successes and failures. Even with strong support systems, women can deal and overthink these experiences. Overthinking can create a noise that can become confusing and debilitating as women navigate the working world. How can women climb the ladder while dealing with that noise? Mentorship can help.

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As young girls we were always told to go to school, get good marks in school and find a good paying job when we graduate. We were never told what to do with the money that we earned and how to save and invest it. Ladies, it is never too late to learn about your finances. Learn now. This resonates with me as well because it describes my journey. I have had to learn so much “on the job” as it were, and looking back, I wish I could have watched my shows when I was starting my professional career.