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ᖃᐅᔨᓴᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᑐᓗᐊᓕᙱᒃᑲᓗᐊᕐᒪᖔᖅᐱᑦ ᐃᑲᔫᑎᓂᒃ

ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑖᒃᓰᔭᐅᑏᑦ

Overspending benefits

ensuring you do not overspend benefits

CERB ᐃᑲᔫᑏᑦ ᑖᒃᓰᔭᕈᑕᐅᒋᐊᓖᓃᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᒻᒪᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖅᑐᕈᑕᐅᒋᐊᓖᑦ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᑐᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᓂ ᐃᓗᓕᖏᓐᓂᒃ.  

There are often sources of money that seem to be a bonus at the time but may have some costs down the road.

ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᓗᒍ, ᖃᓄᖅ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᑦᓯᐊᓂᖅᐸᐅᒍᓐᓇᖅᑲᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᐃᑦ ᐱᔭᐅᔪᑦ? 

With that in mind, ask yourself, what might be the best use of the money received?

ᐊᑭᓕᖅᑐᕆᐊᓕᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᑭᓕᑦᓴᐃᔭᕐᓂᖅ?

Paying bills?

ᓂᕿᑖᕐᓂᖅ?

Buying food?

ᓴᓂᕐᕙᐃᓂᖅ ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᓅᖓᔪᓄᑦ?

Setting aside for a contingency?

ᓄᐊᓴᐃᓂᖅ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᒻᒧᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᐊᕆᒍᒪᔭᓐᓄᑦ?

Saving for a big purchase?

ᐃᓚᖓᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖅᑕᖃᓲᖑᒻᒪᑦ ᐃᑲᔫᑎᓕᓪᓚᑦᓯᐊᕆᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᑑᑎᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐊᑭᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᓱᑎᒃ ᑖᕙᓂᒋᐊᖅ ᓯᕗᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂ. 

Ensuring that you do not overspend benefits will help you avoid financial stress in future. 

CERB benefits are a good example

ᐊᐱᖅᑯᑎᑦᓴᖃᕈᕕᑦ ᑖᒃᓯᓅᖓᔪᓄᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᒋᐊᕆᐊᖃᖅᑐᑎᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐊᓪᓚᕝᕕᖓᓐᓄᑦ. 

If you have questions about taxes you should contact a Service Canada Office.

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