Starting your Career

Who

  • Age 21 to 34 Years Old
  • Starting your career
  • Finished school

Priorities

  • Pay off debts, student loans, credit cards
  • Establish an emergency fund
  • Start a Budget
  • Pay yourself first: start a regular savings plan
    • Downpayment for a home
    • Save for large purchases: such as car,
    • Start saving for your retirement
  • Review your benefits from work including your health and disability benefits.

Useful Articles for Starters

The Difference between Interest, Dividends and Capital Gains

The difference between interest, capital gains and dividends can be difficult to understand, we outline the difference and what actually ends up in your pocket after tax.