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Sign of optimism for business owners following Bank of Canada announcement.

The Bank of Canada has once again raised its overnight interest rate, this time by 0.5%. And while that can make borrowing somewhat more expensive in the short term, the…

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Chequing vs Savings vs GICs: How much should go where?

It can be confusing, as a business owner, trying to balance having access to cash with growing your returns – but we’re here to make it simple. Learn more about…

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How to invest and grow your money outside your business.

It may seem particularly challenging right now to save for the future, but we promise there’s a way. Even though inflation and rising interest rates have dimmed economic forecasts for…

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The upside of a down market.

Rising interest rates and volatile markets have certainly caused quite a bit of concern for Canadians over the past several weeks—but that doesn’t mean there aren’t silver linings to be…

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What rising interest rates mean for you and your business.

Canadian businesses are emerging from the dark days of the pandemic ready to grow again. But with the Bank of Canada raising interest rates for a sixth time this year…

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Small Business Guide: How to manage debt

Even though taking on debt is incredibly common, and in some circumstances even expected in order to run and grow a business, that four-letter word still causes entrepreneurs a lot…

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Open for business: Best ways to follow British Columbia’s Restart plan

During the COVID-19 pandemic, online retail experienced a buying boom. But many small businesses, sole proprietors, and those in the trades were left to wait things out. Now, the BC…

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CEBA’s last stand: What happens after the application deadline?

The final application deadline for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) program has passed. Lasting nearly 15 months, prime minister Trudeau’s relief program provided interest-free loans of up to $60,000…

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Get essential advice for every aspect of your business

It’s easier than you think to gain access to practical tools and insights that can help you grow your business. The Business Resilience Program, from Spring Activator—a leading global organization that…

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Let’s give credit to small business

Do you give credit the credit it deserves? If you’re planning to start your own business, or even grow your existing one, credit can be instrumental to your success. And…

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How to manage your business’s cash flow

As a small business owner, you’re managing cash coming in and out of your business all day. From the smallest transaction to your monthly storefront rent payment, you need to…

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RRSP vs TFSA. Which is better for you?

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…