Tag: budget

Home hunting tips

Happy Home Hunting Tips for Canadians

By: Elias Kellendonk

Finding the right home for you comes down to three chief factors: affordability, lifestyle, and your future needs.

financial planning

Why wait until New Year's Day? Start thinking about financial strategy now

By: The Super Broker

The most popular New Year’s resolutions are often the hardest to keep, especially when it comes to counting calories, quitting vices, losing weight and, of course, saving money.

Now is the time to budget for holiday shopping

By: The Super Broker

Just before the 2011 holiday season – already one year ago, if you can believe it or not – retail sales started creeping up in September, increasing $38.2 billion in one month.


Report: Canadian debt increases in Q4 2011

By: The Super Broker

A recent report from TransUnion shows the total debt in Canada increased to close out 2011, with holiday shopping likely responsible for the rise in credit spending.

Create a budget

Study: Only 38 percent of Canadians have a financial plan

By: The Super Broker

Global economic uncertainty and unstable stock markets have many Canadians concerned about their financial future, and a recent study revealed very few citizens have clear pictures of their retirement.

Save money

Canadians should begin retirement saving early, experts say

By: The Super Broker

Canadians are constantly attempting to save as much as possible for retirement, and the earlier someone starts saving the more likely they’ll have sufficient retirement funds, financial experts say.

Financial knowledge

Many Canadians could improve financial knowledge

By: The Super Broker

Global economic uncertainty is dominating headlines and impacting household finances, but many Canadians still have limited economic knowledge.

Retiring correctly as important as amount of savings

By: The Super Broker

An increased number of Canadians will reach retirement during the next few years, but while saving as much as possible is important, how a retirement fund is fulfilled may be equally or more vital.

Investment Strategies for Young People

By: Elias Kellendonk

Helping Your Kids Get into Investing Early In this Internet-dominated, economy-fearing age it may be possible that your kids will out-know you in terms of stocks and trading before they finish grade school. American author Katherine R. Bateman suggests in her book, The Young Investor: Projects and Activities for Making Your Money Grow that no …


More Canadians see debt as obstacle to financial goals

By: The Super Broker

According to a recent poll conducted by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, a rising number of Canadians have made progress on reducing their debt.

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