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Candice Bakx-Friesen

About Candice Bakx-Friesen

Candice is a legacy income strategist and she is passionate about helping people reach their financial dreams. Candice has been a real estate investor since 2001. She is also the founder of Investor Smarts Global Network and Wealth by Design Network For Women, and a coaching partner within the Truly Invested Real Estate Club.

4 Arguments Couples Have Over Money & How To Avoid Them

It’s true that most couples will disagree or argue over various things, but there’s one topic that tops the list when it comes to causing a lot of damage to a relationship: Money. It’s one of the leading causes of divorce among married couples, and a topic many couples avoid discussing altogether. Naturally, the more

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What Is The FIRE Movement And Is It Possible For Me?

You may have heard an unfamiliar buzzword when you began looking into early retirement. FIRE, which stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early, is a term that originated with the 1992 best-selling book Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez.   FIRE is a lifestyle movement that has become popular among many

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5 Strategies To Reduce Your Stress About Money

I'm excited to share my first article on Thrive Global!! https://thriveglobal.com/stories/5-strategies-to-reduce-your-stress-about-money/

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What Is The Difference Between TFSA’s and RRSP’s?

TFSAs and RRSPs are both financial products that offer tax advantages to help you reach your savings goals. They are similar in some ways, but there are some key differences as well. There is some debate about these two saving vehicles, and some confusion about which is the better choice. Some say a Tax Free

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Top 5 Steps to Make Early Retirement Possible

Do you dream of early retirement? You may have other passions you want to explore, or maybe you’re concerned about health issues or dream of traveling while you’re young enough to enjoy it. Whatever the reason, you might be wondering if it’s possible. It is, if you take the right steps.   What are some

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Tips To Getting On The Same Page About Money With Your Spouse

Have you ever been in a conversation about a purchase with your partner, and instead of making a decision you ended up in an argument? One of you thought it was too expensive, the other said it was a bargain. The next thing you know you’re both pointing fingers at each other as to who’s

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The Power of Compound Interest

“The effects of compounding even moderate returns over many years are compelling, if not downright mind boggling"   -Seth Klarman, American billionaire investor, hedge fund manager, and author     If you have little to no money in your savings account, you’re not alone. Most people are not prepared for an emergency, much less retirement.

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7 Steps To Starting A Side Business While Working A Full Time Job

If you’re looking for more financial freedom and opportunities, starting your own side business could be your ticket. We live in a time where more and more people are taking the leap into entrepreneurship. From business consultants, to app developers, video producers, freelance writers, and startup founders, there are millions of people who are willing

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How To Budget For A Great Summer!

Summer is a wonderful time of year. The kids are out of school, the weather is nice, and there's a grand feeling of fun that comes with the season. With so many choices for recreation, however, you may find it challenging to fit everything you want to do within your budget. Thankfully, if you plan

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The 7 Most Important Things For Achieving Your Goals

Everyone has heard of goals and the power of goals to shape your future. But most people don’t have a good understanding of how to achieve goals. Consequently, most never even set goals.   Understanding what it takes to achieve a goal will greatly enhance your odds of success.   Consider these ideas:   A

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TAKE RETIREMENT READINESS QUIZ

Are you tired of saying "no" when you really want to say yes to the things you truly desire in life?

YesNo

If you were to retire today, which statement best describes your food budget:

Some form of canned tuna dailyKraft box dinner mealsSteak and lobster, whenever I wantI don't like to even think about this

Are you finally ready to take several vacations (with your family) without worrying about how to pay for it?

YesNo

Do you find yourself saying "I can't afford to" to yourself, your spouse, or your kids , when you really want to say "heck yes"?

YesNo