My Province Is More Financially Savvy Than Yours: RBC Survey
Economic News / Personal Finance / Personal Finance News

My Province Is More Financially Savvy Than Yours: RBC Survey

When it comes to personal finance, Canadians are know-it-alls. Or at least they think they are, according to the RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook survey. On a national scale, 70 per cent of Canadians rate their own financial knowledge as “excellent / good”, while another 65 per cent think the average Canadian’s ranks as “not very good” when it comes to financial know-how. Continue reading »

5 Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Go Even Lower To 2.89 Per Cent
Mortgage News / Mortgages

5 Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Go Even Lower To 2.89 Per Cent

Earlier this week, we couldn’t believe our eyes when we saw the already ground-level 5 year fixed mortgage rate drop to a record of 2.94% in Ontario. Taking into account the roller coaster nature of these rates, we wondered: how long could this rate stay around? And could it go even lower? Our musings were answered today as rates dipped even lower to 2.89% – and this time, more provinces are getting in on the action. Continue reading »

Where Are The Jobs in Canada?
Economic News

Where Are The Jobs in Canada?

Welcome to life post-grad – and the Canadian job market. The time has come to put those hard-earned smarts to work – and start to receive a pay cheque. But what chance do new job seekers have given the current state of the global and national economy – and the seeming scarcity of entry-level positions? The trick is knowing where to look. Some Canadian sectors are seeing a resurgence – and in some provinces, the more, the merrier. Continue reading »