Happy Halloween! The ghoulish holiday has arrived, and with it the parties, getups and treats. In fact, a recent study finds Canadians will shell out more this year than before. Is your wallet screaming yet?
And that brings us to another terrifying financial undertaking – choosing your mortgage. The results are in from our Online Mortgage Survey on what YOU need to make the best choice. Read on for the full story.
In Mortgages: The Right Pro is as Important as Price
Home buyers may be turning to online resources to learn more about their mortgage options – but our recent study finds mortgage brokers remain an integral part of the process. In fact, 73 per cent of respondents say connecting with a pro is an absolute must when searching for that perfect mortgage rate. Read on for our findings, and to learn more about how a broker can help you save on your mortgage.
Read Penelope’s Blog | The Right Pro is as Important as Price
In Credit Cards: Could This Be The End of Credit Card Interchange Fees?
Did you know – you pay for credit card swipe fees in-store, even when you pay with cash or debit? Interchange fees have been a point of contention with retailers for years – and now the Conservative government wants credit card providers to lower them – or face a ruling if compromise cannot be reached. The result will affect you as a consumer – and could change some of your favourite features on your credit card.
Read Sean’s Blog: Could This Be The End of Credit Card Interchange Fees?
In Economic News: The Horror! Halloween Costs On The Rise
Shoppers are expected to rack up some creepy, crawly credit to celebrate Halloween this year, according to a new survey by RetailMeNot. It found that costs for costumes and candy will be higher this year, and consumers are anticipated to pay big bucks for their spooky style.
Read Andrew’s Blog:The Horror: Halloween Costs on the Rise
Will Lower Oil Prices Hurt Canada?
Oil prices in Canada have been in a free-fall, recently dropping under $80 per barrel. While this is great news for drivers – who doesn’t love saving at the pump? – there could be hard consequences for our country’s oil-rich economy.
Read Rubina’s Blog | Will Lower Oil Prices Hurt Canada?
MasterCard Introduces Thumbprint Credit Card Technology
MasterCard has introduced cutting-edge thumbprint credit card authorization technology, to launch first in the UK. Read on to learn more about how it works.
Read Allan’s Blog | MasterCard Introduces Thumbprint Credit Card Technology
The Best Grocery Apps: 4 Reviews
Looking for some inspiration in the kitchen? These grocery apps will help you make the most of what’s on your list with cost-saving recipes, coupons and more. Read on for our top 4 reviews.
Read Justin’s Blog | The Best Grocery Apps: 4 Reviews
Smokers and Life Insurance: Do You Have Enough Coverage?
Smokers and life insurance: Do you have enough coverage? A UK-based study finds many don’t, leaving their families with financial challenges.
Read Gordon’s Blog | Smokers and Life Insurance
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