Rubina
Rubina Ahmed-Haq is a financial journalist and personal finance expert with more than 15 years of experience. Her career spans three continents with appearances on TV, radio, print and online. She blogs weekly at RateSupermarket.ca. The last four seasons she has been the resident finance expert on CBC's The Steven and Chris show and is a regular contributor on CBC Radio. She is also the Finance Editor for HOMES Publishing. You can read her columns in CondoLife and Active Life. She runs the website www.AlwaysSaveMoney.ca. Rubina has worked with well-recognized brands as a spokesperson, including President's Choice Financial, Air Transat Holidays and AIRMILES Cash, promoting personal finance ideas that she’s passionate about. She has also contributed on personal finance matters at The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, National Post, CTV Newschannel, Mississauga Life Magazine, Masalamomma.ca, OurKidsMedia, CAA Magazine, South Asian Focus TV, ANOKHI Magazine, Bridal Fantasy Magazine, Canadian Running Magazine, FRESH JUICE magazine and NEWSTALK 1010. As a business reporter she has worked for CP24 from the Toronto Stock Exchange and reported for BNN. Rubina has a degree from York University, a post-graduate Journalism diploma from Humber College and holds the CSC designation.

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No Surprise: Bank Leaves Interest Rate Untouched
Banking 101 / Economic News / RSM News

No Surprise: Bank Leaves Interest Rate Untouched

As universally expected, the Bank of Canada is maintaining its target overnight rate at 0.5 per cent. It’s been at this level since mid-2015, so in other words, this is the 15th consecutive meeting where rates have remained unchanged. In its accompanying statement, the Bank says there are still several key reasons for keeping rates at near historic lows… Continue reading »

The Facts: What is Happening with Home Capital Group?
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The Facts: What is Happening with Home Capital Group?

Problems continue for alternative lender Home Capital Group Inc. as share prices have tumbled over the last 10 days. The chaos for the company started on April 19 when the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) issued a notice claiming that back in 2015, two former CEOs as well as the CFO of Home Capital broke the … Continue reading »

Federal Budget 2017: Changes for Skilled Workers, Families and Beer Lovers
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Federal Budget 2017: Changes for Skilled Workers, Families and Beer Lovers

We now know the details of the 2017 federal budget – the second since the Liberal government came to power. Released on March 22, it’s being characterized as a “stay the course” announcement as there were no new tax breaks announced, no new taxes revealed and no major new funding. Forecasters were bracing for changes … Continue reading »