A recent TD poll found that 22% of couples stretch the truth when it comes to their finances, as it remains a taboo topic for many.
Why is saving so hard for today’s 20 and 30-somethings? A unique mix of financial factors is making it challenging for millennials to manage their money, according to a TD study.
Thinking of working with a financial advisor? It’s important to find the right pro for your needs and goals. Check out this week’s Money Wise guide on finding the right advisor, working with them to determine your investing strategy, and how to assess if the relationship is really working.
What finance lessons did you learn from your mother? Blogger Andrew Seale shares how he learned the basics of bank accounts and savings from his.
PC Financial introduces a 2.6% high interest savings account as lenders compete for consumer deposit business. It’s a great opportunity for consumers to focus on their savings – but what are the economic forces behind the interest rate hike?
Retail trends show that Canadians are increasingly turning to discount stores like Target and Walmart in their efforts to stem household spending and national debt levels.
Looks like Canadians are starting to heed the warnings swirling around household debt: An ING Direct Survey finds Canadians are in better financial standing compared to 2011, with one third saving at least $1000 every year.
It may be true that you can’t buy love, but there’s no need to let wining and dining a summer fling drain your savings. We’ve got a few cheap (and fun) ways to make the most of a date on a shoestring budget.
The holidays are over and 2011 is already history. Our news reporter extraordinaire, Rubina, catches up with shoppers to find out how Canadian consumers plan to save money in the new year.
Way back at the beginning of the month, in celebration of Financial Literacy Month, I took the pledge. In fact, I took a few pledges. My pledges involved making a change (a big one, in my case), fixing a problem and acquiring knowledge. Here’s what I pledged to do: Look into reducing my monthly banking fees; Save money by eating from home more often; Speak with a financial advisor and/or small business accountant to prepare for the upcoming tax year. Are you curious to see if I followed through? Here’s what I did.