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Kathy Buckworth opening her maternity & baby clothing store in Calgary, Sept 1993. Grandad, baby Alex and toddler Victoria helping out.
Kids / Life / Lifestyle / Money / Staples

The above photograph features Kathy Buckworth opening her maternity & baby clothing store in Calgary, Sept 1993. Grandad, baby Alex and toddler Victoria helping out. The idea of starting a small business is daunting to many. Yet, every year, an estimated 100,000 small businesses open up shop in Canada. In 1993, I was one of those people. With a newborn in one arm and a...

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Holidays / Life / Money

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but the holidays can also make it the most expensive time of the year. Gifts, food, entertaining and special holiday outfits have many families worrying and wondering about how their budget will survive. As the mother of four children, I’ve had to navigate these financial waters many times, and have developed a financial strategy that...

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Life / Money

Canadians generally don’t know what their credit score is. Particularly if you ask a young Canadian. Nearly 40% of Canadians aged 18-24 have never checked their credit score, and are mostly unaware as to what would make up a credit score, and what would harm or help it. TransUnion recently surveyed over 500 Canadians between 18-24, including 200 students, on their credit habits and revealed...

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