Finance

Predicting Post-Secondary Education Costs

A recently released CIBC poll shows that four out of five Canadian parents could not correctly estimate the average costs of post-secondary education. As a new university and college cohort prepares to enter into...

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Break Up With Your “Unitaskers”

Television personality and chef Alton Brown is famous for his wit in addition to his culinary expertise: one of his best-known segments derides the rise of “unitaskers,” those absurdly specific and...

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Is Fintech Secure?

Mobile banking and financial technology firms are changing the way consumers interact with financial products and services. One of the biggest questions about newly linked finance and tech innovations is: will my money...

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Fintech, Satisfaction and the Big Five Banks

Despite the increasing availability of alternative banking and financial technology as channels for the Canadian consumer to build their wealth and savings over time, the majority of Canadians still bank with one of the...

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Personal Finance Lessons from The Rio Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics are scheduled to begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in just under a month (August 5, to be precise.) Their development has not been without controversy: in a country with widening...

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Brexit: What To Know for Canadian Finances

Canada may enjoy our Commonwealth status and sport the portrait of the Queen on currency, buildings, and the occasional pub mantelpiece, but the recent Brexit vote has certainly cast the transatlantic relationship in a...

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Breaking Down Your Personal Finance Data

Personal finance blog “Mixed Up Money” recently published a post advocating for the setting aside of one day a month – usually the first or the last day – to do all your personal finance...

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37% of Canadians Caught Financially Unprepared: Manulife Report

A new report on consumer debt in Canada, published by Manulife Bank, highlights some important statistics that will shape our understanding of the pressures and challenges faced by citizens of all provinces in many...

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