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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 Blockchain has impacted the financial world and even real estate and healthcare. However, as many...

Should I take CPP at age 60?

The calendar has flipped, and we have a new year ahead. Bring on 2020. The kids are back at school; homework, lessons and sports practice have begun to fill the family calendar again. Summer holidays and backyard BBQs are on...

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 attainment has shown. The report, called How Much Do They Make?, found that the gender pay gap...

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 of millions of dollars on future growth in the wealth management business. Walter Global Asset Management...

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 part of your overall financial plan, as they preserve your principal while returning a predictable...

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 boat, surely the transgression can’t be too terrible.… Right? Well, no. Assuming you have a refund...

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. But with financial resolutions, there is also another issue: you may be forgetting about important money goals that should be...

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 from an aging population. “By 2030, Canada’s economy could look significantly different,” says the RBC report...

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 retirement in the broader sense. Retirement planning typically focuses on setting retirement objectives and then...

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 is stoking fears of renewed instability in the Middle East, with ripple effects for both...
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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...
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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...

Best Canadian Will Kits and Why Make an Online Will?

One of the most important documents of your life will be your will. A will is a legal document that states how you want...

Should I take CPP at age 60?

The calendar has flipped, and we have a new year ahead. Bring on 2020. The kids are back at school; homework, lessons and sports practice...

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...