March Break is nearly here, and for many winter-weary Canadians that means a welcome jaunt to a sunnier climate. However, travelling may be harder on the wallet this year due to weaker spending power. But not to fear, would-be vacationers – this week’s travel tips will have you enjoying life in the jet set in no time. Read on for the full story.
INFOGRAPHIC: How to Fly for Free
A weaker Canadian dollar may be clipping vacationers’ wings, but there’s no need to settle for a staycation! There are tons of travel rewards credit cards on the market that can help offset your travel costs – but finding the right one (and understanding how points work) can be confusing. Check out our infographic for insider tips on taking to the skies for less.
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Travel in Canada Grows Due to Weak Loonie
Did you know: a vacation in the U.S. could cost you 30% more this year? It’s no wonder canucks are choosing to stay north of the border this vacation season, according to a recent Expedia study. Read on for the best ways to enjoy what our great nation has to offer – and how to make your loonie go the distance.
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The Best Things to Buy in March
What are the best things to buy in March? Look beyond green beer and bunny-themed chocolate; from smartphones to per ski passes, here are this month’s best seasonal deals.
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Economy: Bank of Canada March Announcement: A Wait-and-See Approach
There was no change revealed this week in the Bank of Canada March announcement. How will this impact your mortgage rate – and what does it mean for the economy? Read on for the full story.
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Personal Finance: 12 Months to Being Debt-Free: March
Next in our 12-month series to being debt-free: sometimes, rather than scrimp and save, the best way to beat debt is to up your income. Read on for our top tips.
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Mortgages: It Now Costs 109% of Income to Own a House in Vancouver
Did you know – it now costs 109% of of the average Canadian’s income to own a house in Vancouver, according to a recent report from RBC? Read on for our breakdown of market affordability across Canada.
Read Allan’s Blog | It Now Costs 109% of Income to Own a House in Vancouver