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Holiday spending tips to help ease the January credit crunch.

Tis the season for giving, and according to a recent poll by Price Waterhouse Coopers, Canadians are planning on spending about $1,507 on the...

Consider These Financial Gifts for Your Grandchildren

If you’re a grandparent yourself, you already know the pleasures of having grandchildren in your life. And like so many grandparents, you may be...

Maximize Your Back to School Budget

As August is upon us, the big box stores have rolled out their Back to School displays, ushering in the 2nd biggest shopping season...

Don’t Let Your Investments Take a “Vacation”

It’s summer again – time for many of us to take a break and possibly hit the open road. But even if you go...

Are You Prepared for the Unexpected?

When you’re working to achieve your financial objectives, you will encounter obstacles. Some of these can be anticipated — for example, you won’t be...

A closer look at volatility

If you're an investor, you know the impact that volatility can have on your portfolio. Ups and downs in financial markets, individual securities and...

How to Turn Your Needs Into Goals

When it comes to money, everybody's objectives are different. By paying close attention to what you need and want from your finances and investments,...

Launch Your Summertime Investment Strategy

Now that summer is officially here, you may be looking forward to vacations, barbecues, ballgames and other events of the season. But even while...

Talk to Elderly Parents about Their Financial Situation

If things are going well in your life, you probably have many things for which to be thankful. And you are particularly fortunate if...

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...




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