Travel

9 ways to save money on airfare on your next vacation

Let’s be honest, we’ve all spent a little too much time searching for cheap airfare. It really shouldn’t be a surprise, the cost of flights makes up a significant part of our travel expenses so why wouldn’t we want to save, right? The issue is that airlines have so much data available, so t ...

Tech Talk for Monday March 18th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Monday March 18th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 2 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures responded partially to a 2.47% gain by the Shanghai Composite Index in overnight trade. WTI Crude Oil added $0.15 to $58.72 after OPEC ...

Time To Place Prudence Before Greed in the Coming Week

Over the past week, the market performed in striking contrast to what had been expected. For nearly 15 weeks, the markets were consolidating near their 50-Week MA and, last week, were showing signs of further impending consolidation. In spite of this, the markets ended up putting up a very strong ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday March 13th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday March 13th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 7 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures were virtually unchanged following release of economic news at 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus for January Durable Goods Orders was a drop of ...

The best way to transfer investments to your spouse

Travel photo created by kstudio – www.freepik.com Q: Is there a way for me to transfer my mutual funds to my spouse so that we can use the money for an investment? – Dean A: When capital assets like mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) or rental real estate are transferred fro ...

Capital gains taxes explained

What are capital gains? You have a capital gain when you sell, or are considered to have sold, what the Canada Revenue Agency deems “capital property” (including securities in the form of shares and stocks as well as real estate) for more than you paid for it (the adjusted cost base) less any l ...

Find the best rewards credit card for you

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Canada’s Best Credit Cards 2019

It goes without saying that finding the right credit card could save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars a year. Whether you’re looking for lower fees, higher net reward points or simply valuable perks like travel medical insurance or rental car savings, every dollar counts. If you use your ...

Canada’s Best Cash Back Credit Cards 2019

Nothing could be easier to understand than a cash back credit card. You get a small percentage back on everything you buy on the card and the reward comes in the form of cash back, meaning money. The beauty is that you can spend these cash back rewards on anything you want. So they’re flexible to ...

Canada’s Best Rewards Credit Cards 2019

When considering a good overall rewards card, you have to consider the entire package of goodies before making a final choice. You’ll pay an annual fee with these cards but will get terrific bang for your buck. Whether it’s a spending bonus, VIP lounge access, super high cash-back rewards, or n ...