That today’s young adults face financial challenges is a common narrative – from scant employment to steep tuition, it seems this age group can’t catch a money break. Now, new numbers show high housing costs are putting off yet another financial milestone for millennials – having little ones of their own.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Half of Canadians Struggle With the Terrible Money Twos
Could you afford to both buy a home and have kids? The two have traditionally gone hand in hand for generations – but rather than the norm, starting a family today is a financial luxury, according to more than half of Canadians.
Want to learn more? Check out the findings from our Terrible Money Twos study.
Read Penelope’s Blog | Half of Canadians Struggle With the Terrible Money Twos
Could Millennial Homeowners Survive a Housing Bust?
There’s long been talk of bubble conditions in Canada’s housing market – but a new report finds young homeowners have the most to lose should it pop. According to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, young Canadians are taking on such high levels of debt to finance their home purchases that a sudden market correction would leave many of them in big trouble. Here’s what you should know if you’re a newly-minted millennial homeowner.
Read Gordon’s Blog | Could Millennial Homeowners Survive a Housing Bust?
Black Friday 2015 Shopping Trends
Those door-busting deals are just a week away – do you plan to hit the sales? As Black Friday gets more popular in Canada, there are new trends and tips shoppers should be aware of. Here’s your guide to this year’s shopping frenzy, from retailer deal fraud to truly great finds.
Read Barry’s Blog | Black Friday 2015 Shopping Trends
Lifestyle: Cheap vs. Frugal: 5 Things You Should Never Cheap Out On
Cheap vs frugal – believe it or not, there’s a big difference between the two. Sean Cooper, frugal living expert, lists the top things you should never be afraid to spend money on.
Read Sean’s Blog | 5 Things You Should Never Cheap Out On
Economy: What’s in Store for Global Bond Yields?
Global bond yields are increasingly below 0% – but there is speculation they could rise soon in response to the U.S. Fed’s liftoff. Here’s what investors should know.
Read Rubina’s Blog | What’s In Store for Global Bond Yields?
Technology: Canadian Fintech Companies You Should Know About
Have you heard of these Canadian fintech companies? Banking in our country is set for a huge shift over the next decade – and these companies are driving the change.
Read Amanda’s Blog | Canadian Fintech Companies You Should Know About