Managing Your Money

Making the right moves in Canada’s record-breaking real estate market.

The dream of homeownership is alive in Canada, with more Canadians than ever before eager to put a down payment on a new place of their own, despite skyrocketing housing…

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Understanding inflation and its impacts on you

Have you ever noticed that the cost of goods and services seems to go up every year, but the amount you get paid tends to stay the same? One word…

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Loan or LOC? A look at two lending options

There are many times in life where borrowing money will be necessary. For example, you might want to buy a car, do home renovations, or consolidate debt. The good news…

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COVID-19 financial relief: 8 opportunities for students and recent grads

Two groups that have arguably been hardest hit by COVID-19 are students and recent grads. The rolling lockdowns have made it difficult for some students to find part-time work that…

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Financial high school: Global Morning News

  Many teens will soon be earning their own money for the first time as they take on summer jobs. So how can you help your child manage and maybe…

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Best financial reads and podcasts | Summer 2021

When it comes to learning new things about finances, investing and all things money, it can feel overwhelming–but it doesn’t have to. Whether you are a brand new investor or a…

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BC Mortgage Survey 2021 | How low interest rates affect existing, prospective homeowners

Low interest rates continue to drive both confidence and pressure for British Columbians A poll hosted on the Angus Reid Forum for Coast Capital suggests that current low interest rates…

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Choosing the right neighbourhood for kids and commute: A homebuyers’ guide

When looking to buy a new home, there’s nothing wrong with wanting it all—a close commute, low taxes, a top school district, and a great community. In 2020, a record-breaking number…

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Managing finances for freelancers: Global Morning News

  The gig economy has grown during the pandemic as people look for different ways to earn money. But with no set sallary, finances can be difficult to juggle. Joining…

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8 money tips for university

The start of the school year is an exciting time. It means giddy reunions with your friends, welcome back parties, cracking open… brand new notebooks, lugging textbooks across campus, nuking…

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How to set a budget you’ll actually use

Budgets. A word many people dread because of its association with restrictions, hassle, and headaches. Budgets are designed to make your life easier and keep you on track to reaching your…

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What to do with your tax refund

A refund is basically free money, right? Once you receive your tax return, your knee-jerk reaction may be to spend it on a new spring wardrobe or hop on a…