Take a Holiday from Holiday Spending

The holidays are a time to reconvene, reflect and celebrate. And yet, for many, they also mark one of the year’s most stressful financial periods, due to the often increased levels of holiday spending brought on by the search for gifts, time spent travelling or…

Making the Most of Charitable Donations this Season

As we approach the holiday season, and especially in the wake of tragic events unfolding across the globe in recent times, the minds of many turn to the desire to do something good for the world in the form of a charitable act of giving to…

[Press Release] New progressa™ Partnership Helps Canadians Improve Broken Credit

November 10, 2015 09:00 ET New progressa™ Partnership Helps Canadians Improve Broken Credit VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 10, 2015) – progressa™ a Canadian online consumer instalment lender helping borrowers seeking to improve their financial health, and Centum Financial Group Inc., the leading mortgage brokerage…

The Three-Year Mortgage Payoff: Realistic?

Many of the readers of this blog may have heard of Toronto homeowner Sean Cooper in the national news of late: Mr. Cooper has gained renown for his repayment of a $255,000 mortgage in just three years of exceptionally focused savings practices, hard work at…

November is Financial Literacy Month!

Did you know that November, in addition to being a popular time for the charitably-motivated growing and social sharing of dubiously attractive moustaches, is Financial Literacy Month in Canada? Yes! In addition to your Movember plans, you can spend the whole month focusing on improving…