A lot has changed since last Wednesday. As predicted by economists and financial experts throughout the country, the Bank of Canada finally raised its overnight interest rate on July 12, 2017, by a quarter of a percent, from 0.50% to 0.75%. Continue Reading
If you want to set yourself (or your kids) up for success, it is crucial to understand the consequences of taking on too much student debt. Yes, it is one way to be able to afford a post-secondary education which in turn could lead to a job with a good salary…but it could also hurt your chances of living a life that’s not tied down to years of debt-repayment. Continue Reading
I wasn’t sure I should write a post like this. I rarely comment on world events or politics on here, and I generally prefer to focus on the positive and offer practical solutions to the problems we all face in our financial lives. Continue Reading
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This post and my participation in the panel was sponsored by Tangerine, however the views and opinions expressed represent my own and I only work with brands & products that I trust.