MONEY MATTERS

How to spend for the holidays and not go broke

Tis the season for giving, and many holiday expenses find themselves landing on credit. If you were to borrow $1,500 to pay for all expenses this holiday season on a credit card that charges...

Harvest Season Offers Lessons to Investors

It’s harvest time again. Of course, harvest season may not mean that much to you if you don’t work in agriculture. Nonetheless, you can learn a lot from those who do — especially in...

When Investing, Don’t Miss the “Big Picture”

To be a successful investor, you should take a long-term perspective. Yet that’s not always easy, because most of the investment-related news is short-term in nature — one day you hear that the market...

Guard Against Identity Theft – and Protect Your Finances

In 2014 alone, almost 15 thousand Canadians were victimized by identity theft, according to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre Annual Statistic Report. What can you do to guard your identity and protect yourself from potential...

Life Insurance: A Good Choice to Protect Your Mortgage

If you’re buying your first home, or moving into a different one or negotiating a new mortgage, you will probably be asked if you want to purchase mortgage insurance so that your mortgage will...

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