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Statistics Canada Reveals the Most Satisfied Canadians by City (Hint: It’s Not People in Big Cities)

Statistics Canada Reveals the Most Satisfied Canadians by City (Hint: It’s Not People in Big Cities)

It turns out that people who live in Saguenay and Trois-Rivières, Quebec are doing something right. They have the highest life satisfaction, according to a new report from Statistics Canada. The report examined responses from Statistics Canada's general social survey from...
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Here’s How Much YouTube Celebrities Make…Don’t Worry, We Cried Too

Every wonder what it means to be a “YouTube Celebrity”? Well it turns out that if you’ve hit it YouTube-big with a food, style, or video game channel, you’re making some pretty good coin. Just how good? You might not want to know
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Science Says You’ll Be Happier Spending Money on Experiences Instead of Things

Go ahead; splurge on that weekend away at a summer music festival. Science now provides solid logic on why we should spend our precious paycheques on experiences rather than on things. In the end, it’s the experiences – not the material possessions – that make us happier
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Bad News Canada: Household Debt Burden Has Reached a Record High

Statistics Canada has released some pretty depressing news when it comes to the financial state of Canadians. The Canadian household debt burden reached a record high in the final quarter of 2014. For many Canadians, debt is simply growing faster than disposable income
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“Spocking” $5 Bills Might Be Best Trend of the Year So Far

Leonard Nimoy’s death has unleashed the artistic Trekkie in thousands of Canadians. And as a result, our $5 bills are getting Vulcan makeovers that turn Sir Wilfrid Laurier into Spock faster than you can spend them
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There's a Campaign to Have a Woman Featured on the American $20 Bill

It's no secret former American President Andrew Jackson isn't the most fitting figure to have his face on currency. You know who is? A woman. And there sure are a lot who've made significant enough contributions to American history to be considered, which is exactly what this campaign is about
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14 Notable Ways to Save Money that Won’t Cramp Your Style

Money. Most of us just never have enough of it. After all, living a notable life in our cities isn’t cheap – no matter how well you’re doing. But let’s face it: being on a budget makes it pretty hard to enjoy dropping $20 on a single cocktail. With that said, here are 14 ways to save money that won’t cramp your lifestyle
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World Events, Retirement and Your Savings

Most young professionals (YPs) have every intention to consciously budget and wisely save our well-earned dollars, whether to ensure security for years down the road or to reward ourselves with that much-needed vacation the following month
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The Other Things You Should Be Saving Up For

An important part of living a balanced and responsible life as a young professional is having a firm handle on our finances. We pay our bills on time, contribute to a retirement fund, meet regularly with our financial advisor, and live according to a realistic budget. We should be good, right?
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