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What You Need to Know About a Consumer Proposal

The consumer proposal offers a legal solution for Canadians who are struggling to manage their current debts. When you are unable to settle...

Legally Reduce Your Debt By As Much As 80%

Today people across Canada are falling into debt. Thousands of people have unexpectedly found themselves at the mercy of their creditors. To survive, tough choices...

Consumer Proposals are Transforming Consumer Credit

If you need debt relief and wish to regain your financial freedom, the consumer proposal (CP) may be the answer. The consumer proposal is...

The Uncomfortable Truth About Debt in Canada

This is an advertorial and may contain links to other websites. Uncontrollable debt is a problem faced by a large number of Canadians; many don’t...

Money

Selling your stuff online? Don’t make these mistakes – National

Gone are the days when you’d need to buy a classified advertisement to sell something. Now you can get a...

How Investors Can Profit During This Market Downturn

We’re all feeling the impact of COVID-19. Nervous governments have banned large events, restricted certain businesses, and told people to stay home as much...

$1.3B in extreme-weather damage claims filed in 2019, Insurance Bureau of Canada says

Extreme weather events cost Canada $1.3 billion in insured damages, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)announced on Tuesday. Last year was the seventh most costly...

The Best Visa Credit Cards in Canada for 2020

When it comes to credit card processors in Canada, Visa is a top player. Everyone recognizes the name, and for the most part, Visa...

Is financial independence and retiring early really possible for most people?

Personal finance bloggers and writers have been getting all “fired up” in recent months about the FIRE acronym, which stands for Financial Independence Retire...

General News

Oil price falls below $20 US a barrel, its lowest since 2002

The benchmark price for a barrel of North American oil dipped below $20 US on Monday morning, the first time that's happened in 18...

Managing finances when you have ADHD

We’ve all made financial decisions we’ve come to regret. Remember the time you bought those shiny new headphones on credit before your paycheque came...

How the COVID-19 pandemic is ‘driving innovation’ in Canada and around the world

Around the world, people are finding new ways to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic and protect those on the front lines. Joelle Foster, the chief...

How bad will Canada’s COVID-19 recession be?

The black swan has landed. The novel coronavirus pandemic is well underway worldwide, but it wasn't until this month that Canadians started coming to grips...

5 Tips for Surviving Economic Uncertainty

It certainly has been a challenging start to Spring as we’re all grappling to make sense of the events around us. What will the...

Featured Articles

Using life insurance to leave your kids an inheritance

Q. My wife and I are both 57 years old. I have a business in Ontario, from which I...

Oil price falls below $20 US a barrel, its lowest since 2002

The benchmark price for a barrel of North American oil dipped below $20 US on Monday morning, the first...

Embrace Aging and Plan for a Happy Retirement

How We Age is Changing As youngsters, we can’t wait to get older.  Sometime later, we become less enthusiastic about...

Budgeting for a pet – MoneySense

How much is that doggy in the window? More than you may think. Canadians spend $8-billion annually on their...

Canada’s 2020 tax season: 4 things you need to know before you file – National

Let’s face it, online software and auto-fill features are making tax-filing less and less painful even for the do-it-yourselfers. Still,...

Culture

Financial Goals: Setting Short to Long-Term Goals

As singer/songwriter Joe Jackson succinctly put it: you can’t get what you want, till you know what you want. It’s the same with your...

8 Financial Resolutions for the New Year

The New Year is the perfect time to get your finances organized and create a brighter financial future. There’s always room for improvement, regardless of...

Netflix snags 125,000 new Canadian subscribers as streaming competition heats up

Netflix recruited more Canadian subscribers in the final months of last year as it responded to an onslaught of new competition from Apple TV...

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Retirement planning at every life stage

Before we get into details, we should draw a distinction between what are typically the core activities of retirement planning and preparing financially for...

The best RRSP investments for 2020

A Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is an investment plan that is registered with the Canadian federal government. RRSPs are often described as being...

6 Simple Keys to Financial Success

Money—such a loaded word. We spend an amazing amount of time, energy and emotion on money; loving it, hating it, worrying about it, or...

Canada’s home prices rise 9.6 in December compared to a year ago, sales up almost 23%

The Canadian Real Estate Association said home sales in December were up 22.7 per cent compared with a year ago when sales were relatively...

Global Financial Crisis & Canadian Dividend Growth Stocks

57%* of dividend-paying firms across the world either cut (43%*) or eliminated their dividend (14%*) during the financial crisis of 2008-2009 and “the year...

How Do I Maximize RESP Withdrawals?

With my oldest child turning 11 this year, my mindset and strategy for our family RESP is starting to shift from accumulation and growth...

Top Rated Articles

Why isn’t everyone a value investor?

According to popular belief, value investors would like to buy shares in companies that trade at low price-to-earnings (P/E) and/or price-book value of equity (P/B) ratios. This so-called “naive” value investing approach assumes investors buy all low-priced (in relation...

Bank of Canada sees uptick in business confidence but Prairies remain weak

The Bank of Canada’s latest business outlook survey suggests business confidence has edged higher as global trade tensions have eased, but the Prairies continue...

Canada’s economy was slowing even before COVID-19 hit, January GDP numbers show

Canada's economy expanded by 0.1 per cent in January as manufacturing and the financial sector grew while transportation, mining, oil and gas and the...

Being Grateful, Re-balancing your Portfolio, Recession is Coming

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving long weekend!  If you take a moment to reflect, there are so many reasons to be...

Selling your stuff online? Don’t make these mistakes – National

Gone are the days when you’d need to buy a classified advertisement to sell something. Now you can get a return through selling just about...

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International News

Coronavirus is hurting small businesses. Here’s how to help – National

Small businesses are feeling the effects of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Half of small businesses reported a drop in sales due to COVID-19, a recent...

The Best Investments in Canada

You want to protect your money’s future purchasing power, and the best way to do this is to invest. The whole point of investing...

Is your credit card’s travel insurance enough?

At last, your highly anticipated vacation is around the corner. As you count off the days on your commute to work each morning, thoughts...

Coronavirus: What will happen to Canada’s housing market amid the pandemic? – National

As the novel coronavirus pandemic forces parts of the economy to shut down, the snow is melting in areas of Canada in what’s normally...

Other News

3 ways the coronavirus is already affecting your finances

The coronavirus may be making its way around the world—95,000 people have contracted the disease, with about 3,300 having died from it. And, depending...

How the COVID-19 pandemic is ‘driving innovation’ in Canada and around the world

Around the world, people are finding new ways to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic and protect those on the front lines. Joelle Foster, the chief...