Financial Fitness

The start of the New Year is a great time to begin setting goals and making plans for your financial fitness. The first step is to figure out where you stand. Many Canadians don't have a clear and accurate view of their whole financial picture. To move forward with a financial plan, you need to know what's happening now. Here are four key questions to ask yourself as part of your financial evaluation.


Start with your vision.
How much money do you need in order to support your preferred lifestyle? Consider everything from real estate to travel to daily expenses.

Crunch the numbers.
How does your monthly income compare to your monthly expenses? Precisely. From here you can plan a realistic and achievable budget.

Keep an eye on things.
Are you taking consistent,
incremental steps to improve your
financial health? Leverage tactics such as
automating savings, paying down high-interest debt
and establishing an emergency fund.

Know the numbers.
Is your financial information easily accessible and are you checking it regularly?
Develop the habit of evaluating your financial fitness on a monthly basis.

Happy New Year - 2018!

From our families to yours
we wish you a healthy and prosperous 2018

Delicious Detox

Here's a simple smoothie that's ideal for the new year. This classic detox recipe comes with a clean and refreshing anti-inflammatory kick. The two special healthy ingredients: walnuts and matcha tea.

Matcha has the amino acid L-Theanine, which helps calm the body and mind. Matcha also boosts serotonin, a natural chemical that balances your mood. Walnuts are a good source of vitamin E, the perfect nutrient for dry skin and hair. Blend all the ingredients until smooth.

What You Need
1 1/2 oz spinach
1 apple - chopped
1 cucumber
1/2 lemon - juiced
1/2 inch ginger - peeled
3 tbsp walnuts
1 tsp matcha tea
1 cup water
1 cup ice

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