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5 Best Financial Moves a 40ish Woman Can Make

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Most people are really ill-prepared for retirement. While that isn’t earth-shattering news, it’s important for anyone in their 40s to start thinking seriously about how they will finance retirement.

While some people do, indeed, have a solid plan in place to ensure their financial stability when they retire, others are on shaky ground, with little saved and no real idea how they will survive once retirement age is reached.

However, there are five best financial moves experts say anyone, but especially women in their 40s, should consider implementing now.

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How to Check Your Credit Report

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Consumers ought to regularly examine their credit report to ensure there are no errors being reported to the major credit reporting agencies. Any time a person applies for credit, whether it be a credit card, loan or other financial product, a notation will be made on this report.

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Do You Really Want a Raise?

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Everyone always wants a raise, or do they? With the new Canadian government of a Liberal majority now in office, the tax situation has changed. Many feel for the better. Anyone making over $200,000 per year will be put in a new tax bracket of 33% which is four percent higher than the existing maximum rate.

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Smart Money: Are Your Finances Fit?

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Canadians are living longer. As a result, many now pay attention to what they eat, make sure they get enough exercise and visit the doctor regularly to ensure potential health problems are detected at an early stage. However, what the majority of individuals fail to do is plan for their financial future.

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End of Year Tax Tips to Maximize Savings

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Everyone likes to save money when it comes to their taxes. Why give the government more than the bare minimum? For this reason, now is the time to review strategies to save on taxes. A person should never wait, as they may miss out on opportunities by doing so. Following are some tax tips to keep in mind while reviewing these strategies to see which will be of most benefit.

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Choose The Bank Account That Fits You

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Those moving to Canada from elsewhere will need to open bank accounts, get credit cards, perhaps rent a safe deposit box for valuables, and find a place to borrow money to make large purchases such as cars and houses. Opening a bank account is the first step to managing your financial life in Canada.

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Useful Canada Bank Glossary

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It may be helpful to understand some of the most commonly used Canadian bank terms. When one is opening a bank account for chequing or for savings, there will be many ways to use and access the deposited money. There will be different ways to make deposits to the bank account besides going to the bank in person.