Want to start the year with less debt and more spending power? Here are 4 money pledges to make in 2015 to make it your richest year ever.
Are we in for a lifetime of debt? According to our Cost of the Future study, Canadians are staring down some of the longest debt repayment plans ever – and they’re kicked off by sky-high tuition costs.
As the state of the global economy remains volatile, it’s increasingly apparent that Canada needs an economic backup plan of its own. Some finance experts have suggested stimulus spending on infrastructure, rather than trimming interest rates will provide us with a monetary crash pad should things spiral out of control on a global scale.
Summer’s in full force – and your seasonal spending habits probably are too. Rising temps may call for a little extra fun in the sun, but you don’t want to spend the rest of the year paying down your summer extravagances. Here are a few easy ways to make the most out of it – without breaking the bank.
Who offers the best credit card? It’s time to crown the champion of our Credit Card Faceoff series! Last week, we paired the top offerings from big banks and let the cards’ features fight it out over the trifecta: Rewards, Cash Back and Low Interest. The prize? More money in YOUR pocket! Read on to find out how our champ will reward you.
Millions of people commit to getting in shape for their New Year’s Resolution, but RateSupermarket.ca is challenging Canadians to get financially fit as well. Canada’s rate comparison website for personal finance products urges consumers to tackle their personal debt and grow their savings in 2012.
This was a tough year for me. I was laid off abruptly in April 2011 from a job that I thought was solid and found myself in a situation I had never been in before. I was worried I hadn’t saved for a rainy day and all I had was my RRSP that I was unable to dip into without paying a huge penalty. My New Year’s promise is to increase the amount of after tax income I put away from 10% to 15%.
The largest debt you will face as a homeowner is your mortgage. With proper budgeting, and a steady income, making each and every mortgage payment on time and in full certainly sounds doable.