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Being in your early 20s is full of exciting milestones, but it can also be a nerve-wracking time. With so much to learn—from choosing a career path to renting your first apartment—it’s not always easy to know if you’re making the correct choices, especially when it comes to your finances. You have to learn how to spend, save and invest your money, and to figure out which credit card to get or how to finance your education. And, if you’ve ever made mistakes with your money, it’s easy to feel like that one wrong move has thrown you off course for good.
Looking back, I made plenty of money mistakes along the way, too. The good news? I learned from them, which made me more confident in the way I handle my personal finances now. Here are six important money lessons I wish I knew when I was younger.
1. Your career choice is a financial choice
Reflecting back, it would have been wise to heavily research which types of jobs offered which salary ranges before beginning post-secondary education…
How Free Credit Score Apps Work
The emergence of companies like Borrowell, Credit Karma, and Mogo has made it very easy for Canadians to stay on top of their credit score and report. Their flagship service is the free credit score and monitoring, which only takes minutes to sign up for. In the case of Borrowell and Credit Karma, you’ll receive regular credit reports, letting you stay on top of your credit score and easily identify any errors or fraudulent activity.
What’s Considered a Good Credit Score?
While your credit report contains valuable information for lenders, the credit beacon score is one of the more important metrics used…