Category Archives: Blog

Bank Of Canada

Bank Of Canada Keeps Key Interest Rate At 1.25% – What You Need To Know

The Bank of Canada (BoC) kept its key interest rate at 1.25%, it said in a statement Wednesday. But, as usual, hinted at a rate increase to come. Here’s what you need to know. What is the key interest rate?… Read More

Rachel Surman

May 30, 2018

affected by a data breach

Worried You May Have Been Affected By A Data Breach? Here’s What You Can Do

Data breaches seem to be occurring more and more frequently – a very scary thought for many Canadians. A data breach is when sensitive, protected, or confidential data is stolen from an organization. This information can be used to steal… Read More

Rachel Surman

May 29, 2018

the pizza principle

Financial Planning 101: The Pizza Principle

One of the best definitions of financial planning was suggested by a team of Canadian university professors who boiled it down to a single question: “What course of action will help me maximize my standard of living – in the… Read More

Michael Wickware

May 25, 2018

I forgot to file my tax return

I Forgot To File My Tax Return – Now What?

Your 2017 taxes were due on April 30th. If you’re thinking, “I forgot to file my tax return,” you may be feeling a little stressed. But it’s going to be okay! Take a breath – you can do this. Don’t… Read More

Janine Rogan

May 23, 2018

common home-buying mistakes

5 Common Mistakes Made by First-Time Home Buyers And How to Avoid Them

Buying a home the first time can be intimidating. I know this firsthand. When I was 27 years old, I bought a home in Canada’s second priciest real estate market, Toronto. Buying a home involved a lot of moving parts.… Read More

Sean Cooper

May 11, 2018

personal loan or line of credit

Personal Loan Or Line Of Credit: What Is The Difference?

Many Canadians often wonder whether they should take a personal loan or line of credit. However, there are common misconceptions about how both of them work. In this blog, we’ll explain the differences between the two credit products to help… Read More

Rachel Surman

May 10, 2018

Blog,Personal Loans
Best Credit Cards of 2018 in Canada

The Best Credit Cards Of 2018 In Canada

Ask anyone what the best credit card is and you’ll get a different answer. What works for them may not work for you, so you need to put some extra thought into what your spending habits are and what kind… Read More

Barry Choi

May 2, 2018

find the right auto insurance

What Are The Factors That Determine My Auto Insurance Rate? How To Find The Right Auto Insurance

This may not be the news you were hoping for – but your auto insurance rate will most likely increase come renewal time. Unfortunately, recent reports indicate that insurance rates are due to increase in 2018 in Ontario. Both private… Read More

Rachel Surman

April 26, 2018

Borrowell Commercial

5 Questions With Eva Wong About Borrowell’s New TV Spot: ‘Home Birth’

If you’ve ever felt anxious when it comes to your finances, more specifically your credit score, Borrowell – Canada’s leading credit monitoring company – has a new commercial just for you. The commercial features a young couple in the midst… Read More

Rachel Surman

April 25, 2018

market of vibrant, healthy produce

How To Eat Healthy On A Budget In Canada

Many people hold a misconception that eating healthy on a budget in Canada is more difficult than ever. I’m here to tell you this simply isn’t the case! Believe it or not, some of the healthiest foods in the grocery… Read More

Michelle Summerfield

April 24, 2018