Financial Literacy Week 2: Set financial goals

Financial Literacy, General
Do you have trouble paying off debts or struggle to afford small purchases? Is there something specific you’d like to buy, but you don’t know how you can afford it? Do you want to start saving for something big, but you don’t know where to start? Setting financial goals and developing a plan to achieve…
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do good. give back.

Community, General
As human beings, we have the innate need to contribute to those around us. We recognize that when we give back to others — whether through goodwill, kind words, or a loving gesture — it lifts us up and brings us closer together. At Cashco, we see how doing good and giving back impacts our…
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Financial Literacy Week 1: Start a budget

Financial Literacy, General
For many people, budgeting can conjure up images of sacrifice and penny-pinching, but in reality, budgeting is simply creating a plan for your money. A budget can help you establish spending limits, reduce your expenses, pay off debt, and even have a little money left over for the important things in life. Budgeting can also…
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Financial Literacy Month is here!

Financial Literacy, General
November isn’t just about falling leaves and cooler temperatures…it’s also Financial Literacy Month! What is Financial Literacy Month?  In 2012, the Parliament of Canada proclaimed each November as Financial Literacy Month to help raise awareness about the importance of financial literacy and to strengthen the financial well-being of all Canadians. This year, the national theme…
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11 Back-to-School Life Hacks for Busy Parents

General, Loans
          There’s no easy button for back to school. But there are a few shortcuts you can take to make the process easier on you and the kids! 1. Get into the back-to-school routine The school schedule can be hard on kids used to later bedtimes and lazy mornings over the…
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Tips to Make School Lunches Affordable

Making healthy lunches for your kids that are also affordable can be challenging. Healthy ingredients tend to cost a lot more, and the cheaper options usually lack the proper nutrients growing kids need. And we all know fresh foods and ingredients go a long way when it comes to helping your child do well in school. So…how…
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3 Ways You Can Make After School Programs and Sports Affordable For Your Family

Keeping kids engaged in after-school activities and sports helps improve grades and overall wellbeing. Unfortunately, these activities aren’t cheap. According to a Global News study, Canadian parents spend an average of $1,120 each year enrolling their children in extracurricular, community and sports activities. According to the same study, many families are over-extending themselves to pay for…
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6 Tips to Help Combat Stress and Anxiety this Holiday Season

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Holiday Stress is Real Are you starting to feel that familiar stress and anxiety the holidays bring? Feeling the pressure that comes with more family time and extra expenses? Those feelings are perfectly normal. December gives a lot of Canadians anxiety. So how do you cope with it all? We have six things to keep…
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