Young Canadians are increasingly worried over their finances with a full 90% reporting they experience stress over the current state of the Canadian economy. A recent survey from Sun Life Financial also finds that unemployment or underemployment are key factors behind these anxiety levels.
The latest Bank of Canada rate announcement has been released, and while interest rates and stimulus measures remain consistent, future economic expectations are cautiously optimistic.
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.
What is economic capacity, and what implications does it hold for Canada’s own economy, as well as on the global scale? Read on for a breakdown of how economic capacity works, and the ways it can change.
Don’t let a bloated budget knock your finances off track. Follow our holiday spending survival tips and you could find your wallet stuffed with savings.
Canada’s deficit levels have considerably decreased since 2011 levels. But how does this translate to jobs, services and security for Canadian citizens?
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.
No one can see the future – which is why it’s fortunate that insurance products exist to keep your family, home and valuables safe in a worst case scenario. But why must peace of mind come with so much paperwork?
The Loonie is looking stronger than ever at $1.03 U.S., jumping in response to yesterday’s extreme American Federal Reserve stimulus announcement.
The Bank of Canada has maintained its overnight lending rate at 1 per cent – for the 16th consecutive time. What does this mean for borrowers and investors alike – and will the rate rise any time soon?