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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.

5 Tips to Beat Inflation

Millions of people continue to feel the impact of rising prices due to surging inflation. By June of this year, inflation rates rose to 8.1 percent in Canada, and 9.1 percent in the U.S. With no end yet in sight, experts are hoping for at least a deceleration in rising prices. From the gas station

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7 Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Business

A recession is defined as a significant and widespread decline of economic performance across an entire economy lasting at least several months. In Canada, there have been about twelve recessions since the late 1920s, and in the U.S. that number is around thirteen. There’s been a lot of discussion lately about another recession being imminent,

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5 Steps to Rebuild Your Finances

How to bounce back after taking a financial hit. If you find yourself barely able to make ends meet, or are struggling with mounting debt, you may be wondering if it’s possible to turn your financial situation around. It may take some time, depending on the seriousness of your situation, but don’t be discouraged. The

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How to Teach Your Kids About Money

It’s never too early to begin imparting financial wisdom to your children, and it’s essential for their long term success. Helping them understand the value of a dollar, as well as developing smart spending and saving habits, are lessons that will shape their attitude and behavior toward money in the future. Besides, if you don’t

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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. If you are

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Take Control of Your Money

One of the best ways to attack any problem in life is head on. Money is no different. You can't ignore your financial situation or the stress just gets worse. You must decide you have had enough and take action to gain control of your finances and your future. Here are three steps you can

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Creating a Positive Money Mindset

Check out my article featured on! Have you ever wondered why some people are successful with money, but others struggle with it? There can be many reasons, but it all boils down to this: Money Mindset. You probably already know what you’re supposed to do when it comes to managing your finances – spend

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How To Care For A Loved One’s Finances

“I need help. It’s my grandparents. They live alone and I don’t know what to do.  They won’t move and they are making some really bad decisions with money.  I feel helpless.” That’s what a 30-year-old woman said to me recently after pulling me aside outside the post office. These types of conversations aren’t easy

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The Winning Mindset of the Female Entrepreneur

It’s true that female entrepreneurs are well acquainted with hard work and dedication. They’re also no strangers to initiative, taking advantage of opportunities, or great ideas. While all of those things are important, they’re not the driving force behind what makes a woman a successful entrepreneur - it’s her mindset. Entrepreneurship is never an easy

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5 Strategies to Reduce Your Stress About Money

This will likely come as no surprise, but money is the primary cause of stress around the world. Data analytics company GfK did a survey of 22 countries and found that 29% of the 27,000 people surveyed indicated money as the number one cause of their stress. There’s a lot at stake here, and not just financially.

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


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?


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"?