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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 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...

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,293.42, up 58.93 points.) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health...

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...

Walter Global seeks to raise $400 million for wealth management fund

"My goal is to build something for the long term," says Walter Global CEO Sylvain Brosseau. An emerging Montreal-based investor is ready to stake hundreds...

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...

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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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...

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...

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...

The mistake costing British pensioners thousands of pounds a year

Two-thirds of pensioner homeowners are missing out on thousands of pounds of extra income...

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...

Culture

Why Start Investing Early

There’s an emerging trend in Canada – retired people in their 70s and 80s going back to work. Some do it because they genuinely...

Learn About Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

Most Canadians are very familiar with mutual funds. In simple terms, a mutual fund is made up of a collection of individual stocks, bonds...

3 misconceptions about retirement in Canada

A new report found that the reality of retirement in Canada isn't quite what people expect it to be. The online poll of 1,800 people...

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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...

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...

What’s my RRSP contribution limit? Here’s the max for this year

If you’re like many Canadians, you’re hoping you’ve paid enough tax in 2019 and may even be looking forward to a hefty tax refund....

Investments Plain and Simple

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

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...

Where to Get Life Insurance Quotes in Canada

Having proper life insurance coverage is one of the most important things you can do to protect your family, financially speaking. However, studies suggest...

Top Rated Articles

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...

What would it take for COVID-19 to trigger a recession?

There’s a lot doctors don’t know about COVID-19, including how many people with mild symptoms have escaped the official count of those who’ve contracted...

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...

Coronavirus: Canada’s big banks to allow mortgage payment deferrals – National

Canada’s big six banks will allow mortgage payment deferrals for up to six months as part of extraordinary measures to help customers struggling with...

Canada’s Best Dividend Growth Stocks for 2020

I originally started looking at the best Canadian dividend growth stocks back in 2013.  As one of the most popular annual articles on the...

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Learn About Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

Most Canadians are very familiar with mutual funds. In simple terms, a mutual fund is made up of a collection of individual stocks, bonds...

A guide to the best robo-advisors in Canada for 2020

The robos are everywhere. What was once a little-known investing tool for tech-savvy investors is now commonplace, with everyone from newbie savers to retired...

Investing in Montreal real estate: 6 tips for first-timers

Property values reached record-setting heights again last month, with double-digit increases in the price of single-family homes, condos and plexes. The median price of single-family...

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...

Other News

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...

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...

Bank of Canada among central banks studying use of digital currencies

Major central banks have joined together to explore whether they should issue cryptocurrencies as the use of cash declines and more people turn to...