Better Finances for a Better You

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← Curating the web to find the most interesting and helpful information about your money.

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

Did you know?

King Charles III will be replacing the late Queen Elizabeth II on Canadian coins and the $20 bill. An effigy of the reigning monarch has appeared on Canadian coins since the Royal Canadian Mint started production in 1908.

Track all your money no matter who is on it in one place →

Word of the week

Emergency Fund

This is money that's set aside as a financial safety net. Depending on how much you have saved, an emergency fund could cover long-term expenses if you lose your job or with short-term unexpected events.

Start tracking your emergency fund today →


Making a budget can help you: - set spending limits - find ways to pay down your debts - reduce costs and save more - live within your means - reduce stress - have more money for things that are important to you - feel in control of your money

Start building a better future with a budget today →

Quote of the week

"A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction."

- Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

Infographic of the week

The Fastest Rising Asset Classes in 2023

Many corners of the market have shown resilience despite persistent inflation and slowing economic growth in 2023. U.S. equities, international equities, and a variety of bonds have seen positive returns so far this year.

The Fastest Rising Asset Classes in 2023 The top-performing asset classes to date with data from BlackRock →


Money Shame - You’re broke, but you blow $100 on a dinner you can’t afford. You feel like you’re bad with money and your way of coping is to ignore your finances.

Saving Podcast: You're not bad at money - you're suffering from money shame →


Investing for Young Canadians

If you’re a young person thinking about making your first investment but not sure where to begin, you’re not alone.

RRSP, TFSA or FHSA? Young Canadians looking to invest face wide range of options →

Serious stuff

"How improving your financial literacy can help ease stress in a tough economy. Brushing up on your financial knowledge can help to build confidence and freedom."

Managing money can be difficult for anyone, regardless of their financial situation →

Fun stuff

"Well, I went to my brother to ask for a loan 'Cause I was busted I hate to beg like a dog without his bone But I'm busted, I'll tell ya"

Which artist is #1 on our Neontrack playlist this week?

Music About Money →

Listen to our Neontrack playlist when you have music and money on your mind.

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