Archive for March, 2016

Budget Breakdown 2016

The National Post takes a closer look at the Federal Budget for 2016: Breaking down the biggest items — and biggest omissions — from the 2016 budget Canadian Press and…

Save Money While
Travelling Abroad

Heading somewhere abroad over Easter? Do you take out some local currency before you go, use the ATM once you arrive, or charge it all to your VISA? Preet…

Turn, Turn, Turn.
Weekly Market Monitor

Looking for some weekend reading? Scott Brown, the Weekly Market Monitor, takes an in-depth look at the current dollar:  Exchange rates are determined by supply and demand. Currencies adjust…

Having Trouble Building Your Emergency Fund?

I’ve said before how important it is to have an emergency fund for ‘rainy days’ and unexpected expenses, but if you are having trouble finding the cash to set…

How Technology is Disrupting Industries in 2016

Hearsay Social: Inc.com Feb 25, 2015: No matter the industry or business, owners and customers alike benefit from access to more accurate information. New technology is disrupting several industries,…

Tax Time 2015

Tax Time 2015: 10 myths About Taxes that Mislead Canadians: A certain amount of folklore has developed over the years around the income tax system and the filing of…

Six Things to Know
To Weather A Market Downturn

It can be unsettling for investors when their portfolios and the markets start heading into the red.  Here are six investing basics to keep in mind during volatile times…