Would you move from the city to the suburb? Shrinking home affordability is an increasing issue as prices in urban centres push past the $1-million mark.
Prepaid credit cards are the next big thing among Canada’s big banks, who are touting them as a risk-free way to shop online, teach kids about credit use, and securely replace cash. However, they come with a healthy helping of fees. Here’s what you should know.
It’s a financial futureland – as banking moves from the branch to online, lenders find themselves in the tech arms race.
Prepaid credit cards rules were introduced this week, banning hidden fees. Here’s what consumers should know about the recent changes.
What’s the lifeblood of Canada’s workforce? A great idea, solid business plan and plenty of courage, for starters. Small business owners drive Canada’s economy – and they’re faced with financial challenges every step of the way.
Prepaid credit cards may seem like the perfect gift, but hidden fees have frustrated customers, and decreased card face value. New rules announced by the government have banned these hidden fees and expiry dates in a move that promotes transparency and financial literacy.
Credit debit cards combine the convenience and security of credit cards with the instant access of debit – and are proving to be a handy way to pay when traveling abroad. As with all finance products, though, you’re paying for the convenience. Read on to learn more about the advantages and fees offered by this cashless combo.
Uprooting your entire life to settle in a new country is challenging enough – and for many immigrants to Canada, it means starting over with their credit history. Often, the quickest way to build that all-important rating is with responsible credit card use. We’ve outlined a few options here for new immigrants starting fresh with their finances.