February has been a busy month for finance headlines, as global markets and governments rally against possible economic downturn. Oil prices have jumped slightly in response to news of an OPEC production freeze – will there be a positive impact for Canada? Meanwhile, all eyes are on the Liberal government, and the steps they may take to boost stimulus spending. Read on for the full story.
Will OPEC’s Doha Deal Help Oil Prices?
The new Doha deal among the OPEC nations to freeze oil outputs has helped boost energy prices – but critics warn the benefits won’t reach Canada’s economy. Read on for our breakdown.
Read Rubina’s Blog | Will OPEC’s Doha Deal Help Oil Prices?
Can Fiscal Policy Save the Economy?
Economists expect the Liberal government to step up with increased spending – but will it be enough? Sean explains how the government can help – and how their efforts can work alongside the Bank of Canada.
Read Sean’s Blog | Can Fiscal Policy Save the Economy?
Lots to Love About February Mortgage Rates
What’s in store for February mortgage rates? Check out this month’s forecast from RateSupermarket.ca’s expert panel.
Read Penelope’s Blog | Lots to Love About February Mortgage Rates
Mortgages: Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?
Is it a good idea to refinance your mortgage? Given the penalties for breaking a mortgage, it’s not always clear if you’ll save – here’s how to tell if refinancing is for you.
Read Amanda’s Blog | Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?
Lifestyle: Are You Keeping Money Secrets From Your Spouse?
Are you keeping money secrets from your spouse? A recent BMO study finds 45% of Canadians choose to conceal what they spend money on from their significant other.
Read Barry’s Blog | Are You Keeping Money Secrets From Your Spouse?