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Canada’s best Mastercard credit cards 2020

As one of the top credit card companies in the world, Mastercard is both extremely popular and also nearly universally accepted. For those already banking at BMO Bank of Montreal, a major Canadian bank that associates with Mastercard, these cards may offer all the perks you’re after, along with o ...

“We had our kids late—will we ever be able to retire?”

Natasha Hall was 40 years old when she became a parent. The broadcaster and radio host, who had been in a long-term, committed relationship, figured it was now or never. “I always knew I wanted to be a mom but I couldn’t quite get my act together to settle down properly, and my guy was kind of ...

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 ...

HSE.PR.C Resets Reset to 4.689%

Husky Energy has announced: the fixed-rate quarterly dividend applicable to its Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares, Series 3 (Series 3 Shares) for the five-year period commencing December 31, 2019. The fixed-rate dividend for the Series 3 Shares announced on December 2, 2019 was calculated on N ...

MAPF Performance : November, 2019

Malachite Aggressive Preferred Fund’s Net Asset Value per Unit as of the close November 29, 2019, was $7.8207. Performance was adversely affected in November, 2019, as the assumption of DeemedRetraction was cancelled in the wake of the IAIS decision included in ICS 2.0. This was probably a major ...

December 5, 2019

I was pleased to see that Atlantic Power ‘fessed up to their error regarding the reset rate for AZP.PR.B. Very impressive! It isn’t “making no errors” that makes you good; errors happen all the time. It’s recognizing, acknowledging and fixing errors that makes you good. I just wish Husky ...

SJR.PR.A & SJR.PR.B : DBRS Says ‘Trend Positive’

DBRS has announced that it: changed the trend on all ratings of Shaw Communications Inc. (Shaw or the Company) to Positive from Stable. DBRS Morningstar also confirmed Shaw’s Issuer Rating and Senior Notes rating at BBB (low) and Preferred Shares rating at Pfd-3 (low). The trend change reflects c ...

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 ...

What you need to know about REITs

I crouched down to see the ants crawling along the baseboard, coming together in a living insect puddle near the side door. I assured my tenant I would handle it, and called the pest management company to take care of the problem, giving them my credit card number and a few hundred dollars in the p ...

WealthBar CEO on fostering inclusivity in financial services

Every year, the Women in Wealth Management Awards celebrates the accomplishments of women who are working hard to grow and transform the wealth management industry. WealthBar is thrilled to participate. Our mission is to give all Canadians equal opportunities to build their wealth. That means ensu ...