Getting the kids ready for the school year may be a busy and expensive time for parents, but it can be a good opportunity to lead by example and teach your children a thing or two about budgeting and money management.

The annual shopping spree for school supplies doesn't need to be frenzied. As September looms, here's what to buy students - and what to avoid!

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After ‘fear of missing out’ drove the spring frenzy, purchasers often wield the power now. So why don’t more seize it? House hunters in the Toronto area lamented for years that sellers had a tight grip on the market. Now, that tension has eased and buyers often wield the power.

Before entering into the details of technical buy and sell signals, it is necessary to understand what the basic technical patterns are telling us: waves of buyers, waves of sellers, neutral patterns between waves, and the impact of transaction volumes during technical patterns.

Have $1,000 to invest and wondering how to make your money grow? Maybe you’re even wondering whether it’s possible! You probably think that you need experience and a large amount for it to be worth investing. Think again. You can actually grow your money without much effort!

If you’re having your first child or adding to your family, you might be worried about the impact doing so will have on your pocketbook. The cost of all the diapers, onesies and teething toys you’ll need to buy in your child’s first year can be enough to overwhelm most parents, but the expense of raising kids adds up over a child’s life. In fact, in 2015 MoneySense pegged the cost of raising a child until the age of 18 at over $250,000 Canadian dollars. To help put your mind at ease, here are some ways to prepare before your new addition arrives.

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