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What You Should Read While I’m Away

What You Should Read While I’m Away

As a lot of you know, I'm taking a few weeks off to celebrate my wedding this summer (here's a post about how we budgeted for the wedding, and the best wedding budget tips I've found this year!). That starts today, and I'll be back on August 20th with a new post! But...

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EQ Bank Review: The Best Savings Account in Canada?

EQ Bank Review: The Best Savings Account in Canada?

I have a very boring and very predictable answer when people ask me where they should stash things like their house down payment savings. “Are you in Canada? Then my answer is EQ Bank, no question.” I recommend them in comments and emails and posts so often for a...

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How to Start Investing As a Total Beginner: 4 Easy Options

How to Start Investing As a Total Beginner: 4 Easy Options

This is it, the moment you’ve been waiting for. Today, we’re going to talk about some of the most accessible ways for you to actually invest your money. Because you know what? You’re ready. That is, you're ready if you're reading this and you already have... A good...

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How to Prep Financially to Go Full-Time Freelance

How to Prep Financially to Go Full-Time Freelance

This post is a collaboration with TD Insurance, but all opinions are my own. I’ve been running Half Banked as a side hustle alongside my full-time job for three years now. At different points during that time, there were moments when I sat down to evaluate whether I...

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