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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

Bank of Canada holds interest rate at 1.75%

Just as the global outlook brightens, Canadian households have gone wobbly, forcing the Bank of Canada to reassess its...

Dow Jones sinks nearly 1,200 points amid coronavirus worries

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank nearly 1,200 points Thursday, deepening a weeklong global market rout caused by worries that the coronavirus outbreak will...

Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, is moving into poor areas

DETROIT — Starbucks has a point to prove: There’s more to the company than selling $4 lattes to rich people. The Seattle-based coffee giant that...

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...

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

4 financial resolutions to really get a handle on your money in 2020

From eating healthy to exercising, the well-known risk with New Year’s resolutions is that you won’t stick to them....

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...

Free debt helpline gears up for busiest period

A free debt helpline is gearing up for a surge in calls in January...

Vacant storefronts: Retail space outpacing shopping habits, hearings told

Is Montreal’s enduring problem with vacant storefronts caused by the fact it’s inundated with retail space? Since 1980, the amount...

What Is an RRSP? Your Guide to RRSP Investing

First introduced by the Government of Canada in 1957, Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP) are a tax-sheltered investment account,...

Culture

What Australia’s fires could mean for insurance and real estate in Canada – National

Australia’s devastating fires have already destroyed nearly 1,900 homes, but they’re just one of the many types of hazards facing homeowners. Climate change is raising...

Emergency Fund: Easy Steps to Saving Money for the Rainy Day

We’ve all heard about the importance of setting aside savings, whether it’s for retirement, buying a home, or a child’s education. But what about...

Counterfeit crackdown; cannabis costs: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday. We bought dozens...

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Emergency Fund: Easy Steps to Saving Money for the Rainy Day

We’ve all heard about the importance of setting aside savings, whether it’s for retirement, buying a home, or a child’s education. But what about...

Bank of Canada rate cut increasingly likely amid coronavirus fears, economists say

The Bank of Canada may announce an interest rate cut at its next meeting on Wednesday, a growing number of economists say. The central bank...

Oil and gas industry applauds Supreme Court’s dismissal of B.C. TMX case

OTTAWA — The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers says it is pleased, but not surprised, by the Supreme Court ruling that shut down British Columbia’s attempt...

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...

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...

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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 on how you look at it, it’s already affected nearly every person on the planet....

Ex-Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum doesn’t have to return $268,000

An attempt by the city of Montreal to recover about $268,000 that former mayor Michael Applebaum received in severance before being convicted of fraud...

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...

Bombardier shares drop after it says revenue will fall short

Shares in Bombardier Inc. plunged more than 30 per cent after it said it expects its financial results for 2019 will fall short of...

‘Thanks for ripping me off’: B.C. government, ICBC hit with $900M proposed class action lawsuit

A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed in B.C. Supreme court which, if successful, could mean every provincially-insured driver and injured crash victim in British...

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International News

Is the coronavirus ravaging your investment portfolio? Here’s what you need to know

As the coronavirus continues its global spread, Canadians are worried not only about their health but also about their retirement plans. Many people's hard-earned investment portfolios...

Bombardier shares drop after it says revenue will fall short

Shares in Bombardier Inc. plunged more than 30 per cent after it said it expects its financial results for 2019 will fall short of...

5 Retirement Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Over the years I’ve transitioned many clients through retirement and while each story is unique, there are some commonalities in their experiences. One story...

Best Low-Risk Investments with High Returns

One of the keys to building wealth is understanding the relationship between risk and reward. Canadians are always on the lookout for low-risk investments,...

Other News

Vacant storefronts: Retail space outpacing shopping habits, hearings told

Is Montreal’s enduring problem with vacant storefronts caused by the fact it’s inundated with retail space? Since 1980, the amount of commercial space available has...

No criminal charges filed in Revenue Québec data leak

No criminal charges will be filed in the investigation into how personal information pertaining to more than 23,000 Revenu Québec employees was transferred out...

How to prepare for a recession

But part of the reason we’re all so on edge now is because of what’s often thought to be a harbinger of recession: the...