Want to give your loved ones something they truly need? This year, take a more meaningful approach with your gift giving with finance-themed presents. Rather than forking over cash or a gift card, well-planned financial gifts will continue to pay gift recipients back well beyond the new year.
As the year draws to a close, Canadian economic sentiment is far from cheery. As threat of the U.S. fiscal cliff looms, many fear another recession is imminent – despite optimistic economic predictions from a recent RBC survey.
Canadian families are finding it increasingly difficult to save for the future in a post-recession economy. As global economic uncertainty continues, and consequences of the U.S. fiscal cliff are on the horizon, Canadians are changing their spending habits, and developing a new approach to saving.