The Age Of Retirement, Proposed Changes Don't Make Dollars And Sense
A new report, by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), is calling on the government to raise the retirement age to 67.
Looking To Secure A Mortgage? Now Is The Best Time To Negotiate
The Bank of Canada again held its influential overnight lending rate today at 1.75 per cent, signalling the continuation of a stable interest rate environment – and underlining that now may be the best time to negotiate a mortgage.
Financial Confidence, Women And Their Money
It doesn’t matter whether you’re single, in a relationship or sharing accommodation, it’s up to you to be fiscally responsible for your own financial situation.
Till Debt Do You Part, Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places?
A personal finance website called Finder, found that 68.5 per cent of Canadian adults say that they would reconsider a relationship based on a person’s financial debt.
Tax Season – the Most Dreaded Time Of The Year
Now that the holiday season is over, Canadians can now look forward to tax season. For many, it’s often a scramble to get their return completed before the deadline, so that they avoid paying any penalties.
Paying Down Debt A Top Priority In 2019
It may be a new year, but not necessarily a happy one for everyone. A new CIBC poll finds paying down debt is the top financial priority for Canadians heading in 2019. Almost a third (29 per cent) say they've taken on more debt in the past 12 months, citing day-to-day expenses as the key…
How Retirees Can Maximize Their Tax Savings
While retirees may be exempt from the morning alarm and the daily grind that follows, they unfortunately aren’t exempt from paying tax – and filing as a retiree can be complicated.
5 Things We Can Learn From Real Estate In 2018
With much of 2018 in the rear-view mirror, It’s been quite the year for the housing market in the GTA and elsewhere in Ontario. From sales and price fluctuations to supply concerns to rising housing costs. As 2019 approaches, here are five things we can learn from real estate in 2018.
The Financial Pitfalls Of Downsizing
There can be unforeseen financial challenges when downsizing that can end up costing you more money than you anticipated.
Finance: To Move Or Not To Move?
An overwhelming number of Canadians over the age of 65 want to stay in their family home. A survey, commissioned by Home Equity Bank and conducted by Iposos, revealed that 93 per cent wanted to stay in their current home throughout their retirement.