The NHL labour dispute is a classic David and Goliath battle. With the downtrodden multi-millionaire players pitted against their impoverished billionaire employers, the real Davidian losers in this fight are the fans, and the countless thousands of people who earn part or all of their (far smaller) incomes based on others playing a game on ice.
Canada’s trade deficit has hit a record high, according to Stats Canada numbers for July. What does the increase, which is due to a weakening export industry and U.S. trade relations, mean for Canadians and the overall economy?
This week’s Friday Mortgage Roundup explores the impact of Scotiabank’s ING DIRECT acquisition and breaks down recent CAAMP updates.
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.
In the second chapter of our Learn To Trade Stocks Online Series, we strive to find the perfect brokerage for our investment strategy needs. Who’s better – independent discount brokerages or the big bank offerings? What’s the deal with commission structures? And what kind of hidden fees could be lurking? We break it all down – the hunt is on!
Lights, camera – SAVE! It’s no secret that a night at the movies can burn a hole in your pocket – the price of popcorn alone is reason enough to check out a rental instead. But what if you could earn points toward free movies with every purchase you made? Well, the SCENE rewards program lets you do just that. So if the thought of free popcorn and tickets puts stars in your eyes, check out this card line up – and get big savings at the big screen.
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.
Looking for a credit card with the ultimate in cash back flexibility? In our third round of our credit card comparison series, we’ve paired offerings from Scotiabank and CIBC. Which lender provides the best cash back options? And how can your own rewards preferences factor in?
With Governor Mark Carney hinting that the Bank of Canada will be increasing interest rates comes Scotiabank’s UVRM (Ultimate Variable Rate Mortgage) offering protection from rate increases. Here’s what the Ultimate Variable Rate Mortgage offers.
Scotiabank is a little late coming out of the gate to respond to the rate changes announced by all of its competitors, but as they say “better late than never”. The features for this special 2.99% rate on a 4 year fixed mortgage are: