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Letter: Mulcairs' Focus

Dear Editor: Mulcairs’ focus on the Senate could backfire. (Brandon Sun, 15 June) I am sharing my feelings on our present Senate situation.

Managing Your Money - July 31, 2015

“Easy” and “simple” decisions don’t always add up to the right financial/estate planning answers. Here are a few “because I can” decisions to consider just a bit more carefully.

Managing Your Money - July 24, 2015

These days it seems we often read about high profile couples who have entered into ‘domestic contracts’ - also known as prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, or marital agreements.

Sweater in July

I may be seen with a sweater, or even a jacket these days. Yes, even when it is in the high 20 degrees. That’s because of the indoor weather I may encounter. Over-cooled air conditioning is a cruel thing to do to summer.

Managing Your Money - July 17, 2015

You’re finally ready to start tapping into the investments you’ve been building in that Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) you’ve nurtured over the years. Here are some ideas on how to get the most from it.

Managing Your Money - July 10, 2015

Change can be tough but we live with it every day. We age, our working, personal and family life changes. Our financial goals and expectations change. And as these things change so does our need for insurance.

Letter: What About the Arsenic?

Dear Editor: What About The Arsenic? "Ottawa, and the province will spend $8M on Virden project.

Costing the Beef

Those who work the hardest, day in and day out, are often the least rewarded, financially? I say that, seeing images of a farmer out the corner of my eye.

Letter: Manitoba debt on the rise

The worst lies always sound so nice. In politics, some of the craftiest examples are: “no problem” and “it’ll be easy.” Here’s the reality, in Manitoba we have a problem and it won’t be easy to fix. Manitoba is free falling into debt.

Letter: Bringing back Canada Child Benefit

Dear Editor, It’s no surprise that parents with young children hold more than half of all of Canada’s household debt. From parental leave and daycare to sports and school supplies, the costs of raising a child don’t stop adding up.