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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...

Late Starting your RESP? Here’s how to Catch UP!

A friend of mine, Gary, recently asked me about registered education savings plans (RESPs) and if it’s too late to get started. Gary’s kids are 14 and 12, and while a bit late in the game, there is still...

More than half of Canadians think 2019 was a bad year for Canada

According to a new poll, more than half of Canadians think 2019 was a generally bad year for Canada. The poll, which was conducted by Ipsos, captured the predictions and outlooks of Canadians, as well as those in 32 other...

Goodbye gas furnaces? Why electrification is the future of home heating

It's a stereotype, but it's true — Canada's winters are cold. And many of us stay toasty by burning fossil fuels such as natural gas in our furnaces or the boilers that feed our radiators. In an effort to cut down...

Ex-Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum doesn’t have to return $268,000

An attempt by the city of Montreal to recover about $268,000 that former mayor Michael Applebaum received in severance before being convicted of fraud was rejected on Monday by Quebec Superior Court. The judge ruled that legislation making such...

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 Larry Bagnell announced the initiative in Vancouver on Sunday, on behalf of Mélanie Joly, federal...

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...

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 is a risk of being fined (anywhere from $5,000 to $50,000 for a single offence)....

Why Start Investing Early

There’s an emerging trend in Canada – retired people in their 70s and 80s going back to work. Some do it because they genuinely enjoy working and don’t want to give it up. But for others, it’s because they...

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 are a number of paths Canadians can take, RRSPs remain one of the best ways...
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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...