Managing Your Money

Financing vs cash: which is better when buying a car?

There are two main ways of buying a new car: in cash (paying the total cost in full with your savings), or with auto financing. Although it might seem like…

Managing Your Money

When should you consider refinancing your mortgage?

A mortgage is a long-term financial commitment, but there is always some wiggle room if your circumstances change and you want a new deal to match. You usually have some…

Managing Your Money

What to do if you’ve lost your job to COVID-19

One of the many unfortunate realities of the COVID-19 pandemic is the financial stress millions of people around the globe began facing, nearly overnight. Businesses are closing, and workers are…

Small Business Centre

What can your small business do to cope with COVID-19

As of March 2020, businesses across Canada were forced to shift their operations and business models overnight to ensure the safety of employees and their customers alike in the face…

Small Business Centre

A financial small business guide to getting through COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis is causing business disruption that is extraordinary in scope. It’s safe to say that no small business operators have faced challenges as swift or unpredictable as the…

Managing Your Money

How to budget your CERB

Millions of Canadians have applied to receive the Federal Government’s CERB, and many are starting to see the cheques appear in their accounts. In unprecedented times such as these, it’s…

Small Business Centre

Best small business practices during a recession

Unfortunately, it’s become clear that the economic impact of COVID-19 is unavoidable. But that being said, there are a few things that are within your control to help you get…

Staying Secure

How to protect yourself online

The internet is a part of most peoples’ daily lives now. Shopping, banking, networking – you name it, we do it online. It’s also a point of weakness for fraudsters…

Staying Secure

Protecting your debit card

You (probably) use your debit card almost every day. They’re great tools for making payments, after all. Sometimes when we use something every day, it’s easy to forget that we…

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