Category Archives: Finance

The Goal Setting Method that Turns Your Dreams Into Reality

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After learning how to implement goal setting effectively, I’ve been able to hit some incredible milestones in my life and in my career. Just recently, I was able to bring on my assistant full-time. Previously, this was just a dream of mine. But I set the goal, executed the strategy that’s been proven to work […]

Gen Z Tips for Financial Freedom

Skyleigh McCallum, Kamloops Realtor and financial advisor, fills out her free budget worksheet.

Gen Z is a force to be reckoned with! Born between the late 1990s early 2010s, Generation Z is connected, worldly, and socially conscious. They’re savvy consumers who were raised with technology at their fingertips. They care about how their time, energy, and money is spent.  They also know that, for most of them, financial […]

Credit Score: 3 Smart Ways to Build Credit

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Your credit score can be a bit of a touchy subject. Credit is an important aspect of your financial life, though, so it’s time to open up the conversation!  First, we’ll go over a few common questions regarding credit. Then we’ll drop a few tips that can help you build your credit and build a […]

Can Personal Insurance Protect My Family?

Skyleigh McCallum Financial Educator and Realtor in Kamloops plays with her family in a park

What is personal insurance, and why should you invest in it? Personal insurance is a form of insurance that is connected to you, so it follows you no matter where you work or what phase of life you’re in.  As a Financial Educator, I often recommend this type of insurance to my clients as I […]

5 Simple Ways Canadians Can Save Money

I don’t know many people who aren’t looking for ways to save money. Let’s be honest—life is expensive, and all those bills can be tough to manage sometimes! Being disciplined with saving is one of the ways my partner and I were able to afford two homes before we turned 30. Putting all my tips […]

Financial Planning Tips For Parents: Set Your Kids Up For Success

Skyleigh McCallum Financial Educator in Kamloops sitting with her young daughter looking at a laptop together reading financial planning tips for parents

As a mother of two, I understand that knowing how to set your kids up financially can seem tough. As a financial educator with World Financial Group, I also understand how important it is! Once you become a parent, you are responsible for not only your own financial planning, but for teaching your kids about […]