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From dream dates to retirement dreams

By Brenda Spiering, Editor, BrighterLife.ca

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February may be the month of love. But the popularity of this month’s post on how to plan a dream date on a budget shows many were looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year without breaking the bank.

Other top reads — from how to retire debt-free to how to have some frugal winter family fun — also focused on the theme of how to stretch a dollar.

And with the looming March 1 RRSP deadline, saving for retirement was top of mind, along with smart ways to plan ahead for the upcoming tax season.

Unretirement index - when do Canadians expect to retire?Brighter Life top 10 for February

  1. When do you expect to retire?
  2. Are you paying more tax than you need to?
  3. Five ways to avoid Internet fraud
  4. Paid in full: How to retire without debt
  5. Here’s what youth unemployment is costing us
  6. How to plan a dream date on a budget
  7. Hit the reset button to turn failure into success
  8. How to have some frugal winter family fun
  9. Five reasons students should file tax returns
  10. Is money coming between you and your sweetheart?

Editor’s pick — Comment of the month

This month’s Today’s economy column by Kevin Press Here’s what youth unemployment is costing us inspired a reader to ask the following interesting questions — and Kevin to respond with some great advice.

Comment on Here's what youth unemployment is costing us, linking to article 


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