Can you put a price on love? According to the latest numbers from RateSupermarket.ca, you certainly can. The sweetheart study crunched the costs associated with a romantic relationship from wooing to weddings and has determined that the list price of love is a wallet whopping $43,842.08!
Each generation has its own economic challenges. As a result, the way you approach money management or a savings plan may differ, depending on your age group. Check out our effective savings tips, geared toward your specific generation.
Despite a slowing economy, Canadian small business continues to boom. Read more about the driving factors behind this entrepreneurial spirit, and what you need to know when considering the leap to self employment.
Looks like Canadians are starting to heed the warnings swirling around household debt: An ING Direct Survey finds Canadians are in better financial standing compared to 2011, with one third saving at least $1000 every year.
Fighting over finances is common, with 86 per cent of Canadians saying it’s a constant source of conflict. What are we fighting over? Turns out, most arguments are sparked by differing takes on money management and long term financial priorities.
Finding good childcare is a huge conundrum facing Canadian parents. Arm-length waiting lists and thousands of dollars in monthly fees can greatly limit the options for many families, especially those who rely on subsidized care. What’s a busy working parent to do?
Do you trust your bank? A recent survey shows Canadians have had enough of hidden or confusing bank fees – and are losing faith in their financial institutions as a result. Learn more about how to resolve conflicts with your bank – and protect your finances – if you’re unhappy with their services.
Sometimes it’s worth shelling out extra for a brand name – but should that apply to your mortgage as well? While smaller lenders often feature the best rates in the country, mortgage shoppers often pass them up for a big bank product instead. We debunk the myths surrounding the small – but mighty – mortgage lender.
For many newcomers to Canada, the initial years are mostly spent trying to establish a new life – one that includes a new job, a new home and new friends. With the focus shifted to the challenges of getting settled, planning for retirement often takes the back burner. Not only that – the concept of retirement in Canada might differ than in their country of origin.