The financial focus for Canadians this week is meeting that RRSP contribution deadline – March 3rd is coming up fast, and with it the opportunity to cash in a return for this tax year. Still haven’t made your contribution? Have no fear – our handy last minute checklist has you covered.
In other news, the Loonie continues to plummet, and there’s a surprising new reality for Canada’s middle class. Check out our coverage below to get caught up!
BREAKING: CMHC Announcement: 5 Potential Changes For The Mortgage Market
The CMHC is to reveal a major announcement today at 11 a.m. EST. While the topic du jour isn’t yet known, the mortgage industry is buzzing with speculation. Will the Crown corporation announce sweeping changes to the housing market, or further restrict home buyers’ purchasing power? Check out our top five potential changes.
Read Penelope’s Blog | CMHC Announcement: 5 Potential Changes For The Mortgage Market
4 Ways To Stop RRSP Procrastination
Still need to pull a last minute miracle with your RRSP contribution? Better act quick – the cut off for this tax year is Monday! And if you’ve been dragging your feet, you’re not alone – a recent poll finds a third of Canadians have yet to make their contribution.
Take action now with our checklist to making your contribution in a time crunch.
Read Andrew’s Blog | 4 Ways To Stop RRSP Procrastination
4 Unexpected Ways The Low Loonie Is Impacting Canadians
The Canadian dollar has been trending lower since the beginning of the year – and while it’s been a boon for trade and a bummer for shoppers, this most recent slide has had some surprising results.
Read on for how the low Loonie has impacted the banking industry, gas prices, travel and more.
Read Rubina’s Blog | 4 Unexpected Ways The Low Loonie Is Impacting Canadians
Missed this week’s finance headlines? Here’s are the hottest stories…
Is The Canadian Middle Class Disappearing?
New reports find the economic success of the Canadian middle class to be shrinking. Is the “Canadian dream” still a reality?
Read Jaclyn’s Blog | Is The Canadian Middle Class Disappearing?
Will Your Money Be Gone With The Wind In Retirement?
The latest numbers show some Canadians just aren’t saving enough and are headed toward a retirement crisis. Will you be a Million Dollar Baby in your golden years, or will your cash flow be Gone With The Wind?
Read Sean’s Blog | Will Your Money Be Gone With The Wind
Spread The Word, Score Some Cash
Want to earn a little extra cash? Join RateSupermarket’s Refer a Friend program, and score a $25 credit for every sign up, to redeemed as a gift card of your choice.
Read Melissa’s Blog | Spread The Word, Score Some Cash
Tim Hortons Rewards Credit Card To Launch In May
Can’t start your day without your Timmie’s double double? Java fans will be happy to know that Tim Hortons is teaming up with CIBC to launch a credit card offering Tim Cash rewards.
Read Sean’s Blog | Tim Hortons Rewards Credit Card To Launch In May
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