Bank shares have been down this week as reported Canadian bank profits have been lower than forecasted. Here’s why recent events have caused concern for investors, and the overall economy.
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Struggling to pay back student debt? The Repayment Assistance Plan could help you take control. Here’s what you need to know about student loan interest, and how to get a bit of payment relief.
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Share buybacks are when a company buys back a number of their stock, generally increasing the share value for the rest of their investors. But are buybacks always a positive sign? Here’s what investors should ask.
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Mortgages and retirement used to signal two separate life stages. These days though, retirees find themselves still paying down their homes.
Many travellers believe there’s no need for travel insurance as long as they stay within Canada – but this is a big misconception. You can still be on the hook for big medical expenses, lost luggage or cancelled flights – even if you think you’re already covered.
As if tuition wasn’t a big enough money drain – turns out many Canadian post secondary students are burning their funds without even realizing it! Are you guilty of one of these student money wasters? Here are the top 5 to avoid.
Heading off to school? Hidden university costs can go far beyond sky high tuition. Read on for ways to budget for the unexpected.