A question that has been plaguing people for centuries is whether or not money can buy happiness. In most cases, people tend to believe that with money in their pockets they can afford everything they want and in turn they will be happy. However, there are definitely some things that money cannot buy. In my
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The Canadian economy has likely suffered the worst quarter since the recession during the summer months, and it is still facing risks ranging from a global currency war to a collapse in the housing market noted the Bank of Canada. In the latest quarterly outlook, the Bank of Canada estimates that the Canadian economy advanced
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has announced that it will be offering the first debit card of its kind in Canada that combines the all of the familiar benefits of existing CIBC benefits and new features that offer the global reach of a Visa debit card. What is the new CIBC Debit Card? The
TD Bank is on track to revamping its mortgage program, which will make life easier for homeowners who wish to tap into their equity, however it will become harder for them to switch to another lender when their mortgages come up for renewal. Nothing comes without a sacrifice; in this case you may just be
Canadians are having difficulty meeting their savings goals; 38% of Canadians have indicated that they have been unable to save because they have nothing left over after paying their bills, or because there are impulse spenders, according to the recent RBC Savings Poll. 57% of Canadians find that it is difficult to achieve their savings
How can some people risk their entire year’s salary based on an investment tip from a friend, while others struggle to invest in the markets at all because they are too nervous? Could it be psychological? Maybe there is something in an investor’s brains that causes them to manage their money in a different way?
Over the past few weeks I have been contemplating my savings habits and what I could do to improve on them. I will not lie, I was definitely stuck on the topic for quite some time; I am not saying that I have the perfect saving habits, but I did feel I had relatively great