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Canada’s Record-Setting Debt Level May Not Be… Too High?

This blog has often reported on the rising level of debt relative to income in Canada: currently, we are among some of the highest in the world in terms of this metric, at a recent measure of 170.4% or roughly $1.70 of...

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Major U.S. Banks Put Faith in Fintech

It’s only the second month of 2018, and already the volume of news surrounding cryptocurrency, blockchain and AI has seemingly reached full saturation. Despite the overwhelming interest – among both casual...

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Be My (Financial) Valentine: Truth, Lies and Money in Relationships

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you might be planning a special celebration with someone in your life – whether enjoying the feeling of a fresh and exciting relationship, or enjoying the company of a long-held...

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Canadians’ Financial Priorities Revealed in New Poll

The humble Registered Retirement Savings Plan or RRSP is one of the most important tools forlong term savings, and we’ve discussed its merits and challenges numerous times on this very blog. However, a new joint poll...

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Core Concepts – Investments

Is learning more about investments, or starting a more intelligently planned portfolio of your own, among your 2018 New Year’s resolutions?  This is true for many Canadians, and it’s important for new investors to...

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Managing Your Money in the Gig Economy

The prevalence of self-employed, independent workers and contractors performing part-time work, also known as the “gig economy,” has exploded in recent years. Over the past 20 years, the number of gig economy...

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The Big Three-Oh: Jean Chatzky’s Advice For Thirtysomethings

Your humble blogger is looking at the encroaching new year with a sense of foreboding: that’s right, readers, I will be turning the corner to thirty years of age this May. I believe that’s around the time in life...

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How to Teach the Blockchain to Anyone? Recruit Some Adorable Cats.

With the price of Bitcoin recently soaring above $10,000 USD according to online cryptocurrency tracker Coindesk, lots of people are wondering whether or not now is the right time to add digital currencies to their...

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