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    Wedding Season = Expensive Season

    By: Candice Worsfold
    5/20/2015 8:43:00 AM

    If you are anywhere between the ages of 20 and 35, you know exactly what I’m talking about. It seems that each week, another friend is announcing their engagement on Facebook. Although you feel extremely happy for them, you may wonder how your bank account is going to look post-summer, after you attend all of these weddings.

    Alright, just so this is out there - I’m getting married this September. We’ll be inviting friends and family, including those overseas, to join the celebration of our marriage. Whether they have just our wedding or 10 others to attend this year won’t really be a consideration – we’re inviting those we want to share our day to join us.

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    Commuter Life

    By: Candice Worsfold
    3/23/2015 7:50:00 AM

    Whether you are a student commuting back and forth to university, or have chosen to live outside the city or place you work, it’s important to be smart about your commute. I’ve been commuting to work for almost three years now, so I’ve learned a few tricks along the way.

    Plan around traffic – If you are able to choose your work hours, plan around the traffic. I come in early, which means I miss the traffic in the morning, and I’m able to leave before the big rush at 5 p.m. It’s made my commute much more enjoyable, and takes up less of my day.

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    Are you at risk?

    By: Candice Worsfold
    3/13/2015 1:21:00 PM

    Online banking fraud is when a fraudster obtains your online banking information and uses it to log on and complete fraudulent transactions. The fraudster steals your password by infecting your computer with viruses and takes note of your typing.

    So what can you do to protect yourself?

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    CYL - Ali's Experience

    By: Candice Worsfold
    2/9/2015 9:41:00 AM

    I was sponsored by Libro to go to CYL for three years.  Both of my older siblings had gone, so it was no big deal that I apply and go.  I expected to have an okay time… nothing too exciting... was I ever wrong.


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    Do Something Unexpected

    By: Candice Worsfold
    1/26/2015 10:39:00 AM

    This is a guest post written by a 2014 Community Builder Scholarship recipient, Josh Rosaasen. Each month there will be a guest blog written by one of our recipients.
    I am going to start off by giving you the most important advice that I can give someone, do something unexpected, surprise yourself!

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