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Seven (7) money questions I received over the summer

This summer was a busy one at Pamela George Financial Literacy Inc. (PGFL). This summer, I received more Facebook and email questions than I have received for all of the first half of 2021. I welcome these questions, as most times it is usually the beginning of more questions and a more in- depth conversation …

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How has the pandemic affected you?

There are people coming out of this lockdown with more money than they have ever seen. While there are others who are forced to move in with family because they have lost their livelihood and can no longer afford to support themselves. I call this the great Covid-19 divide. Regardless of how this pandemic has …

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Are you financially ready to travel?

Are you financially ready to travel_

I think we can agree that most of us are energetically ready to travel. After being at home for over a year, and having to put any plans of travel to the side, most – if not all – of us are likely ready to hop on a plane as soon as it’s safe to …

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3 Steps to Take to Spring Cleaning Your Finances

3 Steps to Take to Spring Cleaning Your Finances

According to Kathy McEwan, an Ottawa-based Certified Professional Organizer, spring is the perfect time to go through your things and declutter. “We collect a lot of stuff over the winter, especially over the holidays, but we don’t necessarily get rid of any. Most people prefer to declutter and clean in the spring so that they …

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Reducing stress by budgeting for the holiday season

With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s possible you’re feeling the beginnings of some finance-related stress. Whether you’ve overspent in the past and are worried about it becoming a pattern, your family has grown and you seem to have a never-ending list of people to buy for, or the year has already thrown some financial …

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Does your budget support your retirement dreams?

Most of us want to spend our retirement somewhere warm and safe with good healthcare. We dream of sun-filled mornings, sipping our favorite cup of filtered coffee. We dream of friends and family visiting and having long dinners and enjoying good wine. My question to you is: does your savings and investments support your retirement …

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My client Jenny wrote her money story, which ended up more like a testimonial for how I work with my clients. I am so grateful to her for taking the time to do this and for giving me the opportunity to work with her. Read Jenny’s money story below: “Before I met Pamela, I had …

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Do you DIY your business?

Do you have a DIY business

A total of 99.8% of all Canadian businesses are small to medium sized firms, making these businesses, of which we self-employed folks are a part of, the backbone of the Canadian economy. Furthermore, micro-businesses (1-4 employees) represents 53.8% of all private employers. Yet, it’s a well-known fact that we don’t have the easiest path when …

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