Why alternative banking could save you big on your mortgage (and what to watch out for before you make your choice)
Meridian launches a new subsidiary named Motusbank, a full-service digital bank that’s set to change the way Canadians handle their finances…
It’s RateSupermarket.ca’s ninth birthday! Since our launch in 2008, we have helped over 7 million Canadians find the best mortgage rates, credit cards, bank accounts and GIC rates. And as a special thank you to our customers, the RS.ca team is giving the presents… to you.
We’ve heard about Uber, Car2Go and Airbnb and how each service is changing its respective industry. Now there’s something that banks need to watch out for: fintech. Short for financial technology, it could literally give banks a run for their money.
Today is Black Friday 2014 – are you ready to hit the mall? Check out our top tips for cashing in on this mega shopping event – plus, catch up on the week’s headlines.
Automated savings are one of the easiest ways to sock away a nestegg – but only 14% of Canadians are saving their money this way, according to a CIBC poll. Here’s how to make the process of setting money aside regularly less painful.
It can be argued that Canada has weathered the economic storm better than most, but recent studies show that investor sentiment and confidence has taken a dip. When you factor in recent national job losses, a cooling housing market, and contracting pensions, just what kind of shape is our economy in?
Looking to trade stocks on the go? There’s an app for that! Check out what’s to come in smartphone financial planning mobile technology.
Now you’d think that closing an account would be a simple as, well, closing an account. I thought so too, but it’s not. To find out how to close a personal bank account and what happens if you leave it inactive for too long, I contacted Canada’s top 5 banks: RBC, CIBC, TD Canada Trust, BMO and Scotiabank. Here’s what I found out:
Let’s look at why it’s a good idea to spread your money out and how you can better manage it when you do.