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Finances FYI

Finances FYI

NEW Community-Partners-small-blck-100 These Finances FYI stories are made possible through the continued support of Alberta Securities Commission as part of our Community Partners Program.

Where to Find the Best Deals on Goods and Services to Stretch Your Dollars

Where to Find the Best Deals on Goods and Services to Stretch Your Dollars

Discover where you can get deals on goods and services in Alberta.
How to Vet a Financial Advisor

How to Vet a Financial Advisor

When shopping around for a financial advisor, do your due diligence. Here’s how.
Side Gigs to Help with Your Savings

Side Gigs to Help with Your Savings

How can you turn your hobby or spare time into something more profitable? Here are a few tips for maximizing your profits on the side hustle.
A Home Equity Line of Credit During Turbulent Times: Pros and Cons

A Home Equity Line of Credit During Turbulent Times: Pros and Cons

A home equity line of credit can sound like a very good idea. However, in the face of rising real estate prices and interest rates, is it the best option? Let’s take a closer look.
Everyday Finances - Discounts for Albertan Seniors

Everyday Finances - Discounts for Albertan Seniors

There are many discounts for seniors to help with life on a retirement budget.
Budgeting to Achieve Financial Stability

Budgeting to Achieve Financial Stability

Budget for today so you can live tomorrow.
How to Prevent Credit Theft with RFID Blocking Wallets and Purses

How to Prevent Credit Theft with RFID Blocking Wallets and Purses

Protect your credit by using an RFID blocking wallet or purse.
Smart Saving: Paying Down Your Debt Faster to Save Money

Smart Saving: Paying Down Your Debt Faster to Save Money

Is debt costing you too much? Save more by reducing what you owe.
Learn About Insolvency and Credit Protection for Your Financial Future

Learn About Insolvency and Credit Protection for Your Financial Future

There are a lot of Albertans today struggling to manage their debt, and in fact it's an issue all across Canada. The pandemic resulted in a lot of lost work hours and wages, and while there were government relief programs, it wasn’t enough for a lot of people.
How to Hedge Your Investments Against Inflation

How to Hedge Your Investments Against Inflation

Interests and costs are rising while the market falls. Here are some tips for hedging your investments against ongoing inflation.