Welcoming a new baby is an exciting time for everyone in the family, but it’s important you prepare your budget for baby’s arrival. Here are some tips.
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.
If you’re new to Canada, your economic challenges can extend beyond getting a mortgage or credit card. Learning the ins and outs of Canada’s financial system – and how to thrive in it – can take time. Many of the big banks have financial literacy programs for newcomers that include perks such as initial free banking. Also be sure to check out programs at the community level for assistance in setting up a small business, and more.
Looking to trade stocks on the go? There’s an app for that! Check out what’s to come in smartphone financial planning mobile technology.
Imagine – cutting cards and cash out of your life with a simple tap of your smartphone. While the “digital wallet” may seem a futuristic concept, technology is already offering consumers ways to streamline their everyday finances with their phones – and it’s just a matter of time before they revolutionize the point of purchase.
Wish you had a way to track your spending – and protect your savings – while on the go? With mobile technology, you can take your budget and expense tracking to another level – any time, any place. Use these apps as a guideline for what’s out there, and feel free to share your favourites in the comments section below.