With Halloween in the rearview, you’ve likely noticed your favourite retailers have gone full-on festive. With the motivation to spend on every street corner, this is an especially expensive time of year for many families. Factor in an ultra-low Canadian dollar, and it may be tougher than ever to avoid the red this holiday season.
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T’is The Season For a Rate Hold
Fixed mortgage rates are in for a slight uptick this month, according to our expert Mortgage Rate Outlook Panel. What does that mean for you if you’re on the market? Check out our full November forecast.
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The Low Loonie Won’t Stop 2015 Holiday Shoppers
The Canadian dollar may be at an 11-year low, but that’s not hampering holiday shoppers. A recent report from MonerisMetrics finds the year’s highest sales volumes are still to come, with consumer confidence as high as ever. What are we spending the most on? Read on for the full story.
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The Best Things to Buy in November
Black Friday and Cyber Monday kick off the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season this month – but there’s more to save on in November than doorbuster sales. Check out our roundup of available deals, from in-season veggies to new gadgets.
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How to Read Your Credit Bureau Report
Want to know how to read your credit bureau report? Here’s what those codes and numbers mean – and how they impact your ability to borrow.
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Is Canada’s Inflation Target In for a Change?
Is there change to come for Canada’s inflation target? As the economy faces a slow recovery, the Bank of Canada is considering tweaking pricing for consumer goods in order to meet its benchmark.
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