11 Financial Tips for Newlyweds

Newlyweds are no longer just considered to be “twenty-something” in age as many Canadians are waiting longer to get married. In addition, many partners are getting married for a second or even third time.

Sound financial management of assets and liabilities plays a major role in any relationship, regardless of the age of the couple. Here are a few items that anyone can benefit from in order to maintain harmony over money matters.

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Holiday Spending Survival Guide

Are you crazy for the holidays, spending thousands of dollars on holiday gifts, lights, entertaining, food and decorations each year? If so, you”re not alone. Many Americans feel the sting of holiday spending well into the new year. If you love to celebrate the holidays but don”t love the financial pinch you experience afterward, there are several great tricks for giving and celebrating, without breaking the bank.

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Budgeting for University Life

If you  have a son or daughter, perhaps a niece or nephew heading off to university this month, here”s a great article to share with them from Practical Money Skills.

Making the transition from living at home where someone else buys groceries and pays essential bills to living on your own is a big step. How much can you afford to spend on groceries in a week? Are you going to need to work extra hours to pay for all of your books?

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