Despite the weak Canadian dollar, winter-weary snowbirds and March breakers are still heading south for vacation. If you’re one of these people, you probably understand that you need to pack more than just sunscreen for protection. Even if your travel budget is tight, spending a bit extra on travel insurance could save your family thousands…
For the first time this year and for the second time in almost a decade, the U.S. Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate. The central bank announced it is increasing its benchmark rate by 25 bases points, to a still-low range of…
As 2016 winds down, it appears more and more that U.S. Fed chair Janet Yellen will announce an interest rate hike before we ring in the new year. How would this impact Canadians? Read on to find out more.
With the Canadian dollar currently hovering around 77 cents US, American buyers are flocking north to get a good deal on a cottage. But is it only our low loonie that’s drawing attention to our pristine lakes and cozy cabins?
The Brexit vote brought about plenty of reaction on the international stage when a majority of U.K. voters sided with leaving the EU. In Canada, Brexit is already affecting the Loonie, it could have an impact on our real estate market and it may alter some of our travel plans.
Want to invest in a GIC south of the border? Not only will you be taxed when it comes time to cash out, but it also comes with a rate exchange risk. Here’s what you need to know.
Turmoil across the pond – a majority of British voters have thrown their support behind a Brexit following a referendum on the subject on June 23rd. We take a look at just how the UK’s departure from the European Union would affect Canada.
The low loonie has put a cramp in snowbirds’ style, limiting their spending power while dwelling south of the border. How can Canadians still make the most of their warm weather getaways? Read on for the full story.
As the loonie loses steam Canadians shop less, according to the recent retail report from Statistics Canada. Read on to learn more about the factors behind dropping retail trends.
Not feeling retirement-ready? You-re not alone – check out our video on how Canadians feel about their retirement chances, and read on for this week’s top headlines.