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How to tell if you’re on track with retirement savings goals

Q. My wife and I are 45 years old, and we would like to stop working at age 55. Can you help us assess if that is attainable? We owe $525,000 on our mortgage and our home is valued at...

What Australia’s fires could mean for insurance and real estate in Canada – National

Australia’s devastating fires have already destroyed nearly 1,900 homes, but they’re just one of the many types of hazards facing homeowners. Climate change is raising the frequency and severity of a number of natural disasters, from flooding and cyclones to...

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 know where to look for help. Some eventually take on more debt, paying more interest...

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 eased, but the Prairies continue to remain a weak spot. The survey, which is based on interviews with senior management at...

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...

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 to remain a weak spot. The survey, which is based on interviews with senior management at...

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 full entitlement of state benefits, new research suggests. ...

Free debt helpline gears up for busiest period

A free debt helpline is gearing up for a surge in calls in January as people confront their money worries after the expensive festive period. ...
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The Best Investments in Canada

You want to protect your money’s future purchasing power, and the best way to do this is to invest....
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Canada’s economy was slowing even before COVID-19 hit, January GDP numbers show

Canada's economy expanded by 0.1 per cent in January as manufacturing and the financial sector grew while transportation, mining, oil and gas and the...

Where to find and apply for COVID-19 financial relief

Alberta and Saskatchewan offer payments for anyone who is unable to receive federal aid. Quebec has a province-run temporary aid program for those who are...

Did coronavirus cancel your travel plans? Here’s how to get your money back 

Whether it’s a trip you booked months ago, or a last-minute deal you snagged when news coverage of the coronavirus was still just a...

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...