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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

Investments Plain and Simple

How Investments Are Taxed When making investment decisions, it is wise to consider the various tax implications – both positive...

5 Smart Tips to Manage Your Finances the Right Way – The Dividend Ninja

One of the reasons why most people face a financial dilemma is because of bad money management. Spending more than what you have will...

2 Canadian Dividend Growth Stocks Increasing Dividends

Each month I update readers of all the dividend increases in the Canadian Dividend All-Star List (Canadian companies that have increased their dividend for 5 or...

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...

Women earn less than men in Canada right after graduation — then it gets worse: report – National

Women in Canada earn less than men almost immediately after graduation — and then the gap gets worse. That’s according to a report released Tuesday...

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...

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5 Smart Tips to Manage Your Finances the Right Way – The Dividend Ninja

One of the reasons why most people face a financial dilemma is because of bad money management. Spending more...

Goodbye gas furnaces? Why electrification is the future of home heating

It's a stereotype, but it's true — Canada's winters are cold. And many of us stay toasty by burning fossil...

Investing in the time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. It’s still hard to fathom exactly what’s going on, both with...

TD First Class Travel Visa Infinite Card review

The TD First Class Travel Visa Infinite isn’t necessarily the first TD travel card you think of, given TD’s...

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...

Culture

Will tech be Alberta’s next big thing? Industry and schools are a hard yes

This story is part of The Homestretch's Tech for Tomorrow series: An in-depth look at what's being done to grow the technology industry in Calgary. Post...

What to do if you haven’t filed an income tax return

Millions of Canadians file their tax returns late—and if you’re one of them, you may figure that with so many others in the same...

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...

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Feds give $500K to project to help promote northern mining

The federal government is spending $500,000 to lure investors to develop untapped mineral resources in Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Yukon Member of Parliament...

Bank of Canada survey says business confidence is up

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...

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 outlook. The trade wars haven’t calmed...

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...

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...

More than half of Canadians think 2019 was a bad year for Canada

According to a new poll, more than half of Canadians think 2019 was a generally bad year for Canada. The poll, which was conducted by...

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Most of Canada’s housing market likely to be fertile ground for bidding wars in 2020

Canadians hoping to buy a house in 2020 better brace themselves for limited choice and plenty of competition, the latest housing market data suggests. While conditions remain ho-hum in the Prairies and Newfoundland and Labrador, in the rest of the...

Signs That You Might Be a Canadian Couch Potato

Although the term has been used since the early 1990’s, Couch Potato investing remains incredibly popular. The good news is that it’s never been...

What to do if you haven’t filed an income tax return

Millions of Canadians file their tax returns late—and if you’re one of them, you may figure that with so many others in the same...

$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...

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Bank of Canada survey says business confidence is up

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...

Most of Canada’s housing market likely to be fertile ground for bidding wars in 2020

Canadians hoping to buy a house in 2020 better brace themselves for limited choice and plenty of competition, the latest housing market data suggests. While...

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, whether you’re outsourcing the work...

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...

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What you need to know about hybrid bank accounts

Hybrid bank accounts are the latest offering in a series of fintech rollouts that have shaken up Canada’s staid banking sector over the past...

A Guide to Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs)

As the saying goes, it’s better to be safe than sorry. And for investors seeking safety, guaranteed investment certificates (GICs) can be a useful...

Quebec can develop its economy and fight climate change, Legault says

QUEBEC — Don’t ask Premier François Legault to choose which climate change vision he believes in — the one backed by Greta Thunberg’s or...