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- Website: Health Canada
- Resource type: General web page
Summary - The message of this resource is:
Learn to make a budget for retirement. Consider personal needs such as travel, housing and healthcare. Resources on tracking budgets and estimating income included.
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spending habits, saving, income, finance
How was this rated?
Step 1 - Evidence-based
Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?
Step 2 - Transparency
Is it clear who developed the resource and how?
Step 3 - Usability
Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?
Rated on: 12/27/2018 12:04:48 PM
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