Personal Finance

Test Your Financial Savvy

Canadian women lag men when it comes to financial literacy. According to a 2014 study from Statistics Canada, only 15% of women, compared to...

Lady Banking – Brilliant or Offensive?

It all started during Super Bowl weekend. I was minding my own business reading about the personal lives of Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen...

De-Age Your Finances: 8 Tips for a Longer Life

Losing keys. Forgetting passwords. Calling your grandchild four different names before landing on the right one. No one is immune to the normal annoyances...

Heads or Tails? Either Way, You Lose

Rosalie Gurske, 51, was a supervisor at Crosstown Civic Credit Union’s Winnipeg Square branch. She was responsible for the daily cash supply. Over six...

Three Financial Resolutions For Your Consideration

Most of us approach the new year with excitement but also with trepidation, since we carry with us a long list of resolutions. Let’s...

Paper Chase: Cashless

Cash is still our major currency but that doesn’t make it au courant. Plastic is where it’s at. Bitcoin is champing at the, er,...

Can a Lottery Make You a Better Saver?

Are you one of the more than two-thirds of Canadians who have lost sleep worrying about money? Apparently Bank of Nova Scotia’s tagline: “You’re...

Single and Lovin’ it? Here’s How to Stay Financially Strong

If you read a lot of personal finance stories, you’ll notice that often the advice given applies to couples. But singles—especially women—face their own...

What’s It Take to Be a One-Percenter in Canada?

We all know that Canada is very different from the United States, and not just in our love of hockey and our “eh” habit....