Nov 282020

Keeping a Well-Stocked Pantry

Posted on November 28, 2020 Uncategorized

  Cold weather is under way, and so are a new series of restrictions due to the pandemic. This is the time of year where it’s easy to get wrapped up in the warm comfort of your home, not wanting to get out much, especially since days are shorter. When it comes to grocery shopping, it’s a necessity – but there are ways you can limit the amount of times you visit the grocery store, helping keep you and your family safe. Maintaining a well-stocked non-perishable pantry can help you shop less and keep your family nourished.   Here are

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Nov 212020

Guiding Your High Schooler into Adulthood

Posted on November 21, 2020 Uncategorized

  Children, as is often the case, start asking their parents for things from the minute they start talking. It’s your job to make sure they’re taken care of – healthy food, an education, a comforting home, all the proper amenities, and so forth. However, as your children enter high school, they’re going to start asking for different and more expensive things – such as extra spending money and more elaborate hobbies and activities. Teaching your high school student about the value of money and how to make it stretch is one of the most important lessons they can take

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Nov 092020

Protecting Your Personal and Financial Info on the Web

Posted on November 09, 2020 Uncategorized

  It’s 2020, and many people spend much of their lives online – which includes having your personal information available on the World Wide Web. Everything you do online leaves some kind of footprint, whether it be large or small, and it’s extremely important to ensure your personal and financial information doesn’t get obtained by hackers and scammers from one of these footprints.   Our team at Polam encourages strong measures to ensure your online information is kept safe and secure. Here are a few tips on how you can protect yourself from fraud:   Create an ironclad password –

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Nov 012020

Unhealthy Financial Habits – How to Break Them

Posted on November 01, 2020 Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Group A, Group A, Group A, Group A

  Admit it: we all have one or more financial habits that we need to break, but are having trouble breaking. Human beings as a whole tend to be creatures of habit, and unfortunately, unlike safe habits such as watching a certain show every night, or having your morning tea, financial habits that can harm your bank account and credit score are highly important to break in order to achieve financial stability.   Some of these habits seem obvious, whereas with others, you may not even know you’re doing them. Here are some of these bad financial habits, and tips

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