A Rate Reversal
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A Rate Reversal

If you’ve ever signed a contract – for a cell phone, cable package or a bank account – you’ve likely noticed the wording “terms may be subject to change”. They don’t just put that in there for the heck of it – it’s up to you as a consumer to ensure you’re still getting the best service for your buck. Continue reading »

Student Loans Shouldn’t Last A Lifetime

Student Loans Shouldn’t Last A Lifetime

The costs of tuition are going up – and getting through post secondary school with minimal debt levels takes a certain amount of financial savvy. However, a TD survey shows that 28 per cent of students still spend the majority of their money on entertainment. Establishing smart money management before heading off to school can make all the difference between graduating debt-free or a lifetime in the red. Continue reading »

Moving Out Of Your Parents’ House? Find Financial Freedom First
Lifestyle / Savings

Moving Out Of Your Parents’ House? Find Financial Freedom First

Planning to leave your parents’ home? “Fleeing the nest” can be an exciting coming-of-age milestone – but it comes with bills, bills, and you guessed it, more bills. Whether you’re off to experience student housing or are a new grad looking to establish yourself, budgeting and saving skills are vital to becoming financially independent. Continue reading »

Looking For Your First Job Out of School? What You Need To Know
Lifestyle / Savings

Looking For Your First Job Out of School? What You Need To Know

Forget final exams – finding work once out of school is likely the biggest challenge facing newly-graduated youths. It’s easy to be discouraged by news of high unemployment rates – but by changing up your job hunting strategy (and being prepared for a few compromises) there are jobs to be found. Read on to find out how you can tap into Canada’s so-called skills shortage. Continue reading »