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The 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...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

General News

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...

December inflation holds steady at 2.2% despite higher gas prices

Statistics Canada says the annual pace of inflation held steady in December as higher energy prices were offset in part by slower growth in...

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...

Featured Articles

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...

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...

Fixed Income Investing – Bond ETFs, GIC or High Intrest Savings Account?

For income-oriented Canadian investors the choice between a Bond ETF and a GIC or high interest savings account has...

Investments Plain and Simple

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

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...

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21 Best Personal Finance Apps, Tools and Websites in Canada To Save Money

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. Personal finances have become easier to manage with all the technological advances...

Pay gap between men and women starts right out of the gate for college, university grads

It pays to get a post-secondary education in Canada, but not nearly as much if you're a woman, a new analysis of tax filings and educational...

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...

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Fed on hold, but will financial risks matter?

U.S. Federal Reserve officials may be in broad agreement that interest rates are unlikely to change soon, but they differed Monday on how concerned...

S&P 500, Nasdaq on track for record closing highs

NEW YORK — Wall Street rebounded on Wednesday as a healthy forecast from IBM enticed buyers back to the equity market while investors kept...

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...

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...

Netflix could pay for Harry and Meghan’s security, Bloc leader quips

Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet might be a staunch opponent of the idea of Canada paying for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s security...

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...

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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 quiet. Sales in the final month of 2019 were up compared with a year ago...

What the U.S.-Iran spat means for financial markets and gasoline prices in Canada

The new year has come with a fresh reason to worry. The killing of a top Iranian general by a U.S. airstrike in Iraq...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

Fixed Income Investing – Bond ETFs, GIC or High Intrest Savings Account?

For income-oriented Canadian investors the choice between a Bond ETF and a GIC or high interest savings account has become more important than ever. ...

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...

The Best Car Insurance Companies in Canada for 2019

To legally drive a vehicle anywhere in Canada, you must have valid car insurance at all times. If you’re riding around without it, there...

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BAE spends $2.2 bln to boost U.S. electronic systems business

LONDON — British defense company BAE Systems is spending $2.2 billion to expand its U.S.-based electronic systems operations, buying two businesses being offloaded as...

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...

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...