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Are you taking steps to prevent identity theft?...

According to a new study released by Capital One, less than half of Canadians are taking appropriate steps to prevent identity theft. Only half (53 per cent) are taking some of the recommended steps to protect against identity theft, including measures like managing their social media account settings, putting them at risk of fraud. [Capital One] Millennials are notably more aware of the impacts of identity theft when compared to baby boomers: 65 per cent compared to 50 per cent of boomers. A startling finding from the study is that only 21 per cent of Canadians regularly check their credit report. However, every time a…

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15 Feb 2018

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The 5 most important money lessons you...

Financial literacy is always a hot topic in the media, as millennials and Gen X-ers continue to be…

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8 Feb 2018

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What unmarried couples should know...

It is a growing trend that doesn’t seem to be a trend anymore — more and more unmarried…

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1 Feb 2018

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CREB 2018 Forecast: Social Media Recap

Yesterday, CREB hosted their annual forecast and tradeshow, shedding some light on what the housing market will bring…

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17 Jan 2018

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Bank of Canada raises the rate,...

On Wednesday, the Bank of Canada announced it was hiking its interest rate to 1.25 per cent, up…

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17 Jan 2018

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Canadians are struggling with debt, but...

A new survey shows an alarming trend regarding Canadians and their debt loads—one-third can’t cover their monthly bills.…

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28 Dec 2017

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10 things you should do if you want to...

Will 2018 be the year you step into homeownership? Or perhaps you can finally afford that investment property?…

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20 Dec 2017

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How to avoid gift card money traps

Gift cards have long been a saviour for the holiday procrastinators and last-minute shoppers, but while gift cards make…

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6 Dec 2017

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Bank of Canada leaves rates alone

Today, the Bank of Canada announced that rates would remain unchanged at one per cent, as they expect…

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30 Nov 2017

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Don’t let the holidays break the...

It’s officially the season of giving, and for most people that means spending a little more this month.…

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23 Nov 2017

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How Canadians can solve their debt...

According to a new report released today by the OECD, Canada is leading the world when it comes…

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9 Nov 2017

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Financial Literacy Month: Credit 101

November is celebrated in the financial community in Canada as ‘Financial Literacy Month’: This year’s FLM theme “Take charge…

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25 Oct 2017

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Halloween can be expensive,...

It is no secret (especially for those with kids) that Halloween can be expensive. Between costumes, candy and…

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