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Child care expenses may be deductible for tax purposes, but there are some exceptions. Learn how to identify limitations and plan efficiently.

Parents can ready their children for future financial security by regularly investing over their lifetime. What questions should you ask yourself when contributing to your children's savings plans?

Think twice, ask questions and investigate before responding to an email or phone request. Never give out your credit card number over the phone or on an unknown website.

We don’t mean to, but parents can inadvertently pass along financial biases and reinforce widespread money myths. Here are some of the most common.

In Crowdfunding 101, we got you up to speed with what crowdfunding is. Crowdfunding 102 provides basic steps to follow if you’re considering trying it out for your latest venture.

Do you have a money hangover after spending your way through December? Here are a few simple ways to get your finances back on track this month

Crowdfunding is a hot topic. It suddenly feels like everyone is talking about it, yet you haven’t gotten on the bandwagon. You’re dying to know—what exactly is crowdfunding?!

According to Statistics Canada, gift giving is a billion-dollar industry and consumers are paying for it well into the new year. Here are some money-saving tips to control spending and think like Scrooge.

Check out these age-appropriate activities for financial literacy month

Any time is a good time to look at your personal finances. But since November is financial literacy month in Canada, why not take the opportunity to cross one money goal off your to-do list?

You’ve already done your homework from Part 1 and have the foundation ready to prepare a comprehensive financial plan. Now, Part 2 explains how to make, implement and monitor that plan.

Comprehensive financial planning encompasses all aspects of financial, and even non-financial affairs, irrespective of how the markets perform. Learn how you can gain peace of mind about your financial future.

Deciding how much allowance to give a child is a personal decision, but we’ve compiled the statistics on what other parents are dishing out, as a handy reference.

It’s tough enough to get kids in the habit of saving money for a specific goal — let alone putting cash aside for a rainy day. As always, experience is the finest teacher.

Despite the stereotype of seniors being most vulnerable to fraud, teens and young adults are actually more likely to lose money in a financial scam.

It’s back to school season again and we can dream about our children’s future, which often includes a post-secondary education. But, how do we pay for it? An RESP could be the answer.

Striving to match the lifestyle of family, friends and neighbours — and their kids — can be a dangerous pursuit, both in financial and emotional terms.

A U.K. study found that boys get 12 per cent more, on average, in weekly allowance than girls do. The reason why is simple — and it can teach us all a valuable lesson.

Parents and educators have long known that comic books can improve children’s reading literacy. Now there’s one that can boost their financial literacy, too.

With Canadian consumer debt at an all-time high and now the highest per capita in the world, bankruptcies are rising before interest rates have risen.

It’s a good idea to periodically take stock of where children are on the road to becoming money-smart. Here’s where my son is at.

Many of us have no control over increasing our income, but all of us have 100 per cent control over our spending.

A CPA and his eight-year-old daughter prove that early exposure to numbers, math and financial concepts can reap remarkable rewards.

It’s that time of year again. Here are some of the more common tax credits and deductions parents should look into before filing their annual income tax returns.

What would you do if your smartphone got into the wrong hands? Is it password protected? What if someone bypassed the protection? Let’s look at ways to protect it.

Research shows that learning more math has a positive impact on students’ financial outcomes.

After you have taken inventory or assessed your current financial fitness, it's time to put an action and training plan into place that will help you achieve some specific financial goals this year

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