Whether you've got $50 a month or $10 a week to put aside for the future, what's important is that you start saving whatever you can afford right away. This way, you can dream big and maintain your lifestyle no matter what happens.
For the unexpected
Anything can happen! That's why it's important to put aside 3 months' worth of everyday expenses, just in case you need it. You'll be really glad you've got this financial cushion if you lose your job or your plans change.
For big expenses
Saving up for something big, like buying a house or studying abroad? Just imagine how awesome it's going to feel when you can use your savings to pay for it instead of credit!
Contribute to your RRSPs so you can enjoy a comfortable retirement after you stop working. Retirement may seem a long way off, but the sooner you start saving for it, the better. Plus, investing in your RRSPs will help lower your taxes now. Go for it!
Because it'll pay off in the long run
Now's the time to learn more about the stock market and make a game plan.
You don't to need to start with a lot of money to succeed!