Finance

New Canadian Mortgage Rules – Social Responsibility or Political Maneuver?

For many Canadians, home ownership is one of the major goals around which they might structure a financial plan. Despite the savings and financial management efforts undertaken by many prospective homeowners,...

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Good and Bad Debt: Metric or Myth?

Health professionals have long debated the idea that there’s such a thing as a “good calorie” or a “bad calorie” in terms of what you eat: the same may hold true for things like fats,...

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Study Links Parental Debt, Children’s Emotional Wellness

Dealing with the pressures of debt and oncoming bills can create significant personal stress – in fact, stress relief is one of the biggest immediate ways in which taking control of your finances can help you...

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The Low Canadian Dollar: Your Personal Finance Guide

The recent decline in value of the Canadian dollar – which, at the time of writing, stands at $0.69 USD, has made headlines in financial discussions all across the country. Much of the discussion has so far...

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Personal Finance Adapts to an Aging Demographic

Though much of the discussion surrounding personal financial education and long-term planning has centred on the development of sound money management principles in a generation of tech-savvy youth, consideration must...

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One Day to Better Personal Finance

The road to better personal financial health is an important one to take. And yet, for many Canadians, it seems as though only a long series of incremental changes will begin to make any kind of difference to their...

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Erasing the Bad Credit Loan Stigma

There was a time when falling into bad credit and seeking a personal loan was a significant dividing factor that introduced barriers between individuals and the kinds of financial services they needed; it also...

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Delinquency Continues to Decline: TransUnion Report

Delinquency rates for credit and loan products continue to decrease as debt levels rise, a new report from credit analysis agency TransUnion shows. In light of the increasing discussion around changes to the Canadian...

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