Earn, Save, Be Merry!

Top holiday savings tips.

Happy holidays! We at RateSupermarket.ca hope you’re having a safe and festive season!

Now that the gifts are unwrapped and the family fed, your waistband likely feels fuller than your bank account – and unlike Rudolph’s nose, no one wants a red credit card statement. Need to get your savings back on track? Check out our rankings below for the best savings, chequing and GIC accounts in Canada.

In Savings: Money Lessons Learned from Classic Holiday Movies

Snuggling up to watch classic holiday movies is a must during the Christmas season – but did you know your seasonal faves offer financial lessons, along with all the heartwarming family fare?

Check out our favourite festive money moments.

Read Andrew’s Blog | Money Lessons Learned from Classic Holiday Movies

In Personal Finance: Top Tips for Boxing Day Shopping

Black Friday might be gaining popularity, but Boxing Day is still the top shopping day in Canada. Planning to hit the malls? Here’s what you need to know to shop smart for retailer discounts – and how to find the real deals.

Read Sean’s Blog | Top Tips for Boxing Day Shopping

Best of Finance 2014: The Best Bank Accounts in Canada

What are the best bank accounts in Canada? We’ve ranked the highest earning no-fee options for high interest savings, chequing and GICs – check out RateSupermarket.ca’s top picks!

Read Penelope’s Blog: The Best Bank Accounts in Canada

In Personal Finance: December 31 is the Charitable Donation Tax Deadline

Planning to give to a worthy cost this year? You’re running out of time – December 31 marks the deadline for charitable giving tax eligibility. Check out our top charitable tax tips.

Read Sean’s Blog | December 31 is the Charitable Donation Tax Deadline

In Personal Finance: Your Last Minute Christmas Eve Shopping Guide

Hey last minute shoppers – are you planning to do some Christmas eve shopping? Avoid the malls (and high prices) with our stress-free shopping tips.

Read Allan’s Blog | Your Last Minute Christmas Eve Shopping Guide

In Mortgages: Rent to Own Retail: What You Need to Know

Pay nothing upfront, and only a small amount weekly or monthly – seems like a great deal for those big ticket household items, right? Well, as it turns out, rent to own retail models can cost you far more than your goods are worth. Here’s what you need to know.

Read Gordon’s Blog | Rent to Own Retail: What You Need to Know

In Economic News: CRA TFSA Audits: Are You a Target?

Recent CRA TFSA audits have made some savers nervous about using these tax-free savings vehicles to grow their money. Should you worry? Rubina breaks down what behaviour the CRA is looking for.

Read Rubina’s Blog | CRA TFSA Audits: Are You a Target?

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