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How much does parental leave actually pay?

You will always remember the joy you felt welcoming your child into the world. You’ll remember the stress, too – and not just because your baby will keep you up…

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Ultimate baby budget checklist.

With a baby on the way, odds are you have more than one or two things on your mind–and we’re willing to guess money is one of them. To help…

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What to consider before joining finances with your partner.

Marriage changes the way you think about money. It encourages you to consider how your spending and savings decisions will impact not just yourself but your partner, too. That’s why…

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How and why to set shared goals with your partner.

We get it. It can feel uncomfortable talking about money with your partner. But if your relationship is beginning an important new phase, like marriage or moving in together, having…

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Why does the Bank of Canada adjust interest rates?

Inflation and interest rates are predicted to reach highs not seen in decades, and that has many concerned people and businesses wondering, what is the relationship between inflation and interest…

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What is a trigger rate and how is it calculated?

The Bank of Canada has increased the Prime Rate several times over 2022 causing many Canadians with Variable Rate Mortgages to wonder if, and when, it could potentially affect them…

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What to consider when negotiating a job contract | Global Morning News

Since the onset of COVID-19, organizations have been navigating the ups and downs of the volatile job market. Attracting and retaining top talent has been a common challenge for employers…

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Follow the 1% rule to keep your mortgage payments on track.

The Bank of Canada announced another interest rate hike, bringing the prime rate up yet again at Canada’s major banks. And for Canadians with variable mortgage rates, this could mean…

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Top financial reads and listens for this summer | Global Morning News

  If you’re looking to improve your financial knowledge, there are many fun and easy reads to do and listen to as well. Joining us to talk about the best…

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The great debate: TFSA vs RRSP With the RRSP contribution deadline just around the corner, it’s important to know about all your savings options. Today we break down which savings…

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