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How to Keep Your Financial Resolutions this Year

One of the all-time most common New Year’s Resolutions is to save more and spend less. But about 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail by mid-February. You’ve been there, done that. This year, you can make it happen. The key? Make a plan and then enlist technology to help keep it on track ...

Tech Talk for Thursday December 12th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Thursday December 12th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 5 points in pre-opening trade. Equity index futures moved slightly lower following release of economic news at 8:30 AM EST. Consensus for Weekly Jobless Claims was 212,000 v ...

December 11, 2019

Nothing surprising in today’s FOMC release: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in October indicates that the labor market remains strong and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate. Job gains have been solid, on average, in recent months, and the un ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday December 11th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday December 11th U.S. equity index futures were slightly higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 2 points in pre-opening trade. Investors are waiting for news on interest rates by the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee to be released at 2:00 PM EST. Consensus ...

Cash flow is up 27.1% for Canadian Pacific Railway

Record shipments of Canadian grain and related products plus higher freight rates led to a 4.3% revenue jump for this company during the most-recent quarter. A recent initiative to improve efficiency also contributed to an earnings gain of 8.7%, while a cash flow spike bodes well for your future di ...

Tech Talk for Monday December 9th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Monday December 9th U.S. equity index futures were mixed this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 2 points in pre-opening trade. The Canadian Dollar was virtually unchanged at U.S.75.45 cents following release of Canada’s November Housing Starts report. Consensus was an i ...

Holiday helper: 7 ways your credit card rewards can save you money and stress this season

The holidays are just around the corner and, although it’s usually a happy time of the year, a new survey from PC Financial* has confirmed that many of us have long known, the holidays are stressful and expensive. 49% of Canadians surveyed said they’ve blown their holiday budget, while 74% said ...

Scotiabank Gold American Express review: How competitive are this travel card’s rewards?

With an outstanding earn rate, no foreign transaction fees and a better-than-average travel insurance package, the Scotiabank Gold American Express card has garnered a lot of attention from Canadian travellers and cross-border shoppers. But is Amex a strong enough brand in Canada? And is this card ...

Canada’s top-rated charities 2020: Overview

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Canada’s top-rated charities 2020: By sector

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