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.
Where Are Interest Rates Headed In 2019?
BMO economics predicts three rates hikes in 2019. In January, April and July. So as rates are expected to rise, what costs can Canadians expect to go up?
How To Host Christmas Dinner In Your Condo – For Cheap!
With Christmas coming up condo owners might feel like their only choice is to attend a party at a larger home, but with some careful planning, you too you can host a great party in your home and not break the bank.
Finance: More Transparency Coming To Toronto Real Estate Market
Canadians will now have greater access to real estate sold prices in Toronto.
Higher Rates And New Rules Cooling The Condo Market
After remaining at a record low for close to a decade, the Bank of Canada has started to raise its benchmark interest rate. A strong economy and positive job growth are some of the reasons behind the hike.
Finance: Getting Ready To Manage Your Money In Retirement
For anyone getting close to retirement the anticipation can be incredible. This is the time your focus shifts to enjoying life to its fullest, rather than how we are going to make enough to pay all the bills.
Finance: Easy Ways To Keep Summer Spending In Check
As we head closer to summer here are a few ways to keep that summer spending under control.
Finance: Rethinking Car Ownership
Longer term auto loans are a risk to Canada’s economy. That’s the finding of a recent Moody’s Investor Service report that says rising interest rates along with strong job growth is leading to more uninsured mortgages and longer term car loans. The report says these factors are putting a strain on the lending quality of…
Finance: Last Minute Tax Season Tips For Canadians
We’re in the middle of tax season and many Canadians are scrambling to get their paperwork together. The deadline to file your individual tax return is April 30th, 2018.