Better Finances for a Better You

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← Curating the web to find the most interesting and helpful information about your money.

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

Did you know?

It would take 4,000 double folds, forwards and backwards, to tear a banknote.

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Word of the week

Savings Ratio

This ratio indicates how much a person should save for their future objectives. Savings / Gross Income is the savings ratio. Gross income is the total of all earnings, including bonuses, dividends, interest, royalties, rent, and money received from a business or profession.

Neontra automatically calculates your personal savings, expenses and debt ratios →


9 financial New Year’s resolutions to set now and achieve in the new year from Alexandria White

  1. Save more
  2. Improve my credit score
  3. Create a personal budget
  4. Pay off credit card debt
  5. Pay my full credit card balance each month
  6. Track my credit card applications
  7. Check my credit score more often
  8. Check my credit report more often
  9. Sign up for a credit monitoring or identity theft protection product
Alexandria White of CNBC Select reviews the top financial New Year’s resolutions and how you can achieve them. →

Quote of the week

"The four most expensive words in the English language are, ‘This time it’s different."

- Sir John Templeton

Infographic of the week

Holiday Survival Guide

The winter holiday shopping season is the most expensive time of year for most households. This year, spending is expected to be even higher due to rising prices. This infographic helps you start planning to shop and save for the 2023 holiday season.

Holiday Survival Guide How to plan and save for the 2023 holiday shopping season →


Rob Carrick and Roma Luciw chat with the reporters who wrote some of the best-read personal finance stories from The Globe and Mail this year.

Saving Stress Test Podcast: The top personal finance stories of 2023 →


You may want to change your investing strategy in 2024

Calling the remarkable past few weeks on Wall Street a Santa Claus rally or an end-of-year winning streak would be an understatement.

Nicole Goodkind from CNN on your investment strategy for 2024 →

Fun stuff

"I want the easy, mm Easy money Easy money I could get lucky Oh, things could go right"

Which artist is #1 on our Neontrack playlist this week?

Music About Money →

Listen to our Neontrack playlist when you have music and money on your mind.

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