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The Best Business Savings Account Rates in Canada – savvynewCanadians

Which Canadian bank is best for small business savings accounts? I recently went searching for a savings account in Canada that paid a decent interest rate on a business account. While I wasn’t too impressed by many of the offerings...

Ontario Securities Commission chair and CEO Maureen Jensen to step down

The Ontario Securities Commission says Maureen Jensen will resign as chair and chief executive of the provincial regulator, effective April 15. The first woman to be named chair and CEO of the commission, Jensen was appointed in 2016 and reappointed...

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 that of U.S. President Donald Trump? He’d rather not take sides. Moments before taking a flight Tuesday...

How To Invest Like a Professional

You work hard and understand how important an investment portfolio is to your financial well-being. However, simply owning an investment portfolio isn’t enough. The unfortunate truth is that most Canadians receive financial advice from commissioned salespeople that are paid to...

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 enough to offset the loss of the Canada’s primary economic engine for the past decade....

$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 for insured losses ever registered in Canada, the worst year being 2016, which saw Alberta...

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 grateful.  For me, the top of the list is my family.  Having a loving and...

Embrace Aging and Plan for a Happy Retirement

How We Age is Changing As youngsters, we can’t wait to get older.  Sometime later, we become less enthusiastic about our next birthday.  We come to realize our mortality with the tick-tock of age.  It’s a matter of perspective. Age has...

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 after 2008’s global market decline, aggregate dividends fell by 20%.”* Pretty scary stuff if you plan...

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 more years in a row.) along with a summary of these companies. Tracking recent dividend increases...
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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...
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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...

The Best Business Savings Account Rates in Canada – savvynewCanadians

Which Canadian bank is best for small business savings accounts? I recently went searching for a savings account in Canada that paid a decent interest...

How carbon pricing works across the country

As of Jan. 1, every Canadian and all Canadian businesses are paying a price on carbon. The federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act means provinces...

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...