Don’t Break My Bank Account, Valentine

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – and those candy hearts may cost you big. Just in time for Cupid’s favourite holiday, we’ve released our fourth annual Cost of Love study and the findings are anything but sweet. Meanwhile, the cost of dating has deflated budgets for Canadian parents across the nation – read on for the full story.

The Cost of Love in Canada: $61,821.60

Sorry Cupid – according to our annual Cost of Love study, you’re about as cute as the tax collector. We’ve found Canadian couples can expect to shell out a heartbreaking $61,821.60 on romance this year. Read on to learn more about that wallet bling.

Read Penelope’s Blog | The Cost of Love in Canada

The Great Canadian Date Night Downturn

Is it tough to find the time (and the cash!) for date night? You’re not alone – our survey finds 68% of Canadian parents are experiencing a date night downturn. Check out our tips for affording a night out with your sweetie – and help your overall household budget.

Read Penelope’s Blog | The Great Canadian Date Night Downturn

12 Months to Being Debt-Free: February

Trying to pay down your debt, but have slipped up since January? Not to fear – we all mess up on our resolutions from time to time. Read on for Amanda’s tips for getting back on the debt repayment track, and you’ll be well on your way to a debt-free 2016!

Read Amanda’s Blog | 12 Months to Being Debt-Free: February

Mortgages: Jingle Mail – A Growing Issue in Alberta

Jingle mail, the act of defaulting on your mortgage and mailing your keys back to the bank, is a growing issue in Alberta, as low oil prices lead to economic downturn. Read on for the full story.

Read Rubina’s Blog | Jingle Mail – A Growing Issue in Alberta

Economy: Research Proposed on Vancouver Foreign Investors

New research on Vancouver foreign investors has been proposed by the province. Will it reveal the extent of foreign ownership – and will it help make Vancouver real estate more affordable for local buyers?

Read Sean’s Blog | Research Proposed on Vancouver Foreign Investors

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