Finance

Language and Gender in Personal Finance

What We Talk About When We Talk About Money: A Blog About Language and Gender in Personal Finance (With Apologies to Raymond Carver) “Looks do matter. Attractive people tend to make better career progress in the...

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Less Than Zero: Negative Interest Rates

Interest rates, both on personal debt and in the context of the national economy, are one of the major decision drivers for what people do with their money. We’re obviously inclined to grow our money with...

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Lessons from the German Debt Model

Amid news that Canadian credit spending and debt loads have continued to climb, and that resource-economy downturn and sky-high housing-market have created further economic pressures for the average citizen, where...

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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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