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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

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...

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...

How to Set and Achieve Dividend Retirement Goals

This is a guest contribution by Ben Reynolds at Sure Dividend.  Sure Dividend uses The 8 Rules of Dividend Investing to find high-quality dividend...

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...

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...

Featured Articles

Selling your house? Here’s what to know about staging

If you’ve heard that putting your home on the market can be overwhelming—well, that’s an understatement. Moving is considered...

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...

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...

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...

Pandemic bonds were supposed to fund the cost of fighting the coronavirus — so why aren’t they paying off?

A fund set up by the World Bank three years ago to help fight infectious diseases has done more...

Culture

Saving vs Investing: Finding the Perfect Balance

There’s a big difference between saving money vs. investing money. When you squirrel away cash for an emergency fund or to fund a short-term...

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...

Aging population, climate change biggest challenges for Canada’s economy in 2020s: RBC

A new economic report says the next decade in Canada will increasingly be shaped by the twin forces of climate change and demographic disruption...

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Josip Heit: How Blockchain is Transforming the Raw Material Industry

There’s a lot of hype around Blockchain and the industries that have been and will be revolutionized because of it. We already know that...

$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...

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 pets, and spending has increased...

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...

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...

Coronavirus to cut 2020 oil, gas investments by $30 bln

The coronavirus outbreak could cut oil industry investment this year by tens of billions of dollars and delay the delivery of offshore installations currently...

Top Rated Articles

Bill Morneau says environment to be focus of 2020 budget

TORONTO — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the environment will be an important focus of his upcoming federal budget. Morneau is in his downtown Toronto riding today to kick off consultations on what could be part of the financial blueprint...

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...

Retirement Basics: Understanding How RRIFs Work

It’s no secret that saving for retirement is one of the most important things you can do to secure your financial future. While there...

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...

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...

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International News

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...

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 by failing to claim their...

Josip Heit: How Blockchain is Transforming the Raw Material Industry

There’s a lot of hype around Blockchain and the industries that have been and will be revolutionized because of it. We already know that...

How to cut costs on international money transfers

While many Canadians know how expensive it can be to send money abroad, they’re likely unaware of how the costs are broken out. But...

Other News

Severe weather in Canada cost $1.3 billion in insured damages in 2019: IBC – National

Severe weather in Canada — rain, snow, flooding and windstorms — cost $1.3 billion in insured damages last year. The costs, according to the Insurance...

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...

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...