Canadians Remain in Denial about Personal Debt: Ipsos Reid survey
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Canadians Remain in Denial about Personal Debt: Ipsos Reid survey

New data shows that the average Canadian’s debt level has risen by 2.7 per cent year over year, while at least a quarter of respondents of a recent debt poll say they will never be debt free. Despite those figures, Canadians are looking to a brighter financial future. Continue reading »

Financial Literacy Resources for New Canadians

Financial Literacy Resources for New Canadians

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. Continue reading »