With new financial technology and non-bank financial services being made available, there has never been as much choice when it comes to how you can save, borrow, and invest your money. Most financial institutions offer incentives and bonuses for customers who sign up for multiple products with them
Choosing the right employer that both challenges and cares for its workers can be as difficult as finding the right person for the job. We all have our personal set of standards and so too do companies; finding a soft footing where both the employee and employer are happy isn’t any easy task. For nearly
The perceived financial cost of adoption in Canada can be prohibitive for some people, but the truth is, it's a lot less money than you think.
Oftentimes the lines of communication can be strained with dissatisfied customers making it known they are less than pleased with said service or product, or both. Ensuring customer grievances are handled efficiently, however, should be a higher priority, especially when $313 billion of company revenue
The cryptocurrency has sparked debates about its longevity and stability since its earliest transactions. In October, Ben Bernanke, former head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, denounced it as a “speculative venture” that would never replace fiat currency, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon has called
Furniture and appliance retailer The Brick says it will recognize warranties from Sears Canada after the now-defunct retailer stopped honouring them.
Whether venturing to a new city or enjoying your own, the downtown core is an important area to enjoy. Typically, a city’s downtown is attractive, welcoming and highlights cultural or historical elements of its city. It can be lively or quaint or both–as long as it keeps you occupied and safe, right?
The latest World Economic Forum report, The Global Gender Gap Report 2017, shows Rwanda ranks among Scandinavian countries as a leader in gender equality.
When you’re on the hunt for that perfect home, you want your hard-earned money to go a long way. This week, we look at some homes that are a downright bargain for their regions. While these houses are all outside of the downtown core in their respective cities, they offer plenty of space for families
With Halloween behind us and Christmas still several weeks away, you may find yourself in need of another holiday. Here are some of the best deals Canadians can take advantage of in November.
According to a study from Bankrate, the majority of Americans stay with the same bank longer than the length of the average U.S. marriage.
As we roll into the final weekend of October, the lure of the holidays nears and so too does the promise of 2018. For many people, their plans for the new year include some travel. Travel reference site Lonely Planet has a database of writers, influencers, nomads and staff that continue to voice their
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released its 2017 report , detailing the best and worst cities for Canadian women to work across the country. The findings were gathered based on ratings in five categories: Economic Security, Education, Health, Leadership and Security. The report
Geoffrey Westlock made some major sacrifices to overcome debt. Geoffrey Westlock didn’t just cut out a morning latte or start saving his change to pay off his hefty debt: he moved into a trailer. In December 2013, Westlock was faced with cashflow issues.
The car industry has an exploding sunroof problem, according to data from Transport Canada. The occurrence, which is accompanied by an actual “exploding” sound according to drivers and passengers, has increased from zero in 2007 to over 110 in 2016, Global News reports.
Tim Hortons might be thought of as ubiquitously Canadian, but an American brand has actually won the hearts and tastebuds of Canadian coffee drinkers.
When shopping for a new car, more than half of drivers cite reliability as the top thing they look for in a vehicle. After all, no matter how slick your new car looks, if it breaks down when you need it, you’ve basically got a 4,000-pound paperweight. With that in mind, Consumer Reports has released
For travellers who frequently fly but hate commercial travel, an all-you-can-fly subscription may be the answer.
It’s an unavoidable expense: To be an independent, socially aware and (for the most part) fully functioning adult in 2017, you need a smartphone. But as tech companies continue to boost their devices processing power and features, they’re also boosting their prices. That means consumers have to dish
An irate flyer is suing Canadian budget airline Sunwing for serving sparkling wine instead of champagne on a trip to Cuba. Upon departing from Quebec to island resort Cayo Coco, Daniel Macduff was looking forward to a “champagne vacation” with “champagne service” based on language in the terms of the
If you’re in the market to buy a home in Canada, you may want to hold off a little longer: according to fund manager Steve Eisman , Canada may soon see a “severe” housing market correction, which would result in lower prices (eventually). However for those who are looking for a home today, we’ve got
KAYAK ‘s 2017 holiday data was recently unveiled, highlighting the most searched places for holiday travel this year, as selected by Canadians. Findings are taken from flight searches conducted between January 1, 2017 through to September 28, 2017, and the searches coincide with travel planned between
In 2017, teens care a bit more about how they look and slightly less about video games. According to the newest semi-annual Taking Stock With Teens survey from asset management firm Piper Jaffray, overall teen spending moved down 4.4 per cent year over year. The results, built off of the input of 6,100
Let’s face it, we’ve all indulged in something that isn’t a “need” from time to time. Whether it’s a fancy dinner you really can’t afford, or a new pair of boots when you have four at home, there’s always some kind of guilty pleasure we want to spend our money on. A recent survey from Capital One sought