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Daily deal sites are full of discounts so great, you can’t help but snap them up. Before you rush to buy the next spa or trip package to come your way, though, ask yourself: are you overestimating the deal – and is it feeding your overspending habits?
When it comes to planning ahead financially, Canadian young adults are lagging behind. Only 51 per cent have emergency savings of any kind – and starting a retirement fund is often a far off thought. With the state of Canadian pension plans plummeting, it’s more crucial than ever to get on the savings fast track.
Planning to leave your parents’ home? “Fleeing the nest” can be an exciting coming-of-age milestone – but it comes with bills, bills, and you guessed it, more bills. Whether you’re off to experience student housing or are a new grad looking to establish yourself, budgeting and saving skills are vital to becoming financially independent.
Rounding up our Regional Real Estate series, we take a look at Toronto’s housing market. For most first time home buyers, a downtown condo poses as a good starter option – but you’ll be hard pressed to find a single family home within the 416. The Big Smoke also poses significant challenges for those looking to buy for the first time – when you factor in high unemployment and level of debt, buying is often ruled out altogether. A predicted price drop, however, could change everything.
Looking for a credit card with the ultimate in cash back flexibility? In our third round of our credit card comparison series, we’ve paired offerings from Scotiabank and CIBC. Which lender provides the best cash back options? And how can your own rewards preferences factor in?
Wish you had a way to track your spending – and protect your savings – while on the go? With mobile technology, you can take your budget and expense tracking to another level – any time, any place. Use these apps as a guideline for what’s out there, and feel free to share your favourites in the comments section below.
For the first time in years, I have travel plans this summer. In fact, I’m going on several trips just to make up for lost time. How exciting! Since I have so many flights and hotels to book, I thought I’d come up with a summer travel action plan. There must be a way to get something in return for all the money I’m going to be spending. After careful research, here’s what I found.
Online drugs are becoming more and more popular. Prescription medication can be costly and eat into monthly budgets, so it’s no wonder that Canadians are looking elsewhere. While shopping online for other personal or household items can save you money, shopping online for prescription medication can be risky. Here are some tips for purchasing drugs online.
Aside from the reward points and AirMiles you can collect, there are many other benefits to being an AMEX cardholder. Here are the benefits of using the American Express Gold Rewards Card and the American Express Business Gold Rewards Card. Plus, as if all of the rewards weren’t enough, American Express offers one more membership benefit – the Front of the Line Service.