The Bank of Canada inflation target is an important way to measure our economy’s health – but there’s recent talk of changing the target altogether. Does this spell bad news for the economy? Read on to find out.
What are the risky housing markets in Canada? Is yours one of them? The CMHC has identified the top risky regions in a recent report. Read on for our breakdown.
The new TFSA contribution rules state Canadians can save up to $10,000 annually tax-free. But confusion still persists over how these accounts work. Here’s what you need to know.
Two of the nation’s biggest real estate sources are at odds over housing predictions – the Bank of Canada and Re/Max do not see eye to eye on whether the housing market is in for a “soft landing”.
Services like Plastiq and Rentmoola allow you to pay bills – and even rent – with your credit card. But should you? We break down the pros and cons of paying for more with your plastic.
In a leaked confidential letter, Finance Minister Joe Oliver has indicated TFSA doubling is likely. Here’s what consumers should know.
Credit card interchange fee caps come into effect this month, meaning merchants will pay less to the banks to process every purchase made with plastic. It’s supposed to be a move that will benefit both consumers and business owners – but will it really? We look to examples set in other countries where fees have been capped.
Two Canadian economic forecasts were revised this week to reflect the damage cause by sliding oil prices. Meanwhile, household consumer debt levels continue to be cause for concern.
A recent BDO poll finds just over half of Canadians are lying about finances, especially those in the middle-aged demographic. Why all the deception? Read on for the full story.
The Conservative government made a promise to double TFSAs in their 2011 election platform. Will lower oil prices derail this plan – and could the government even afford to do so?