With the dollar differential in Canada’s favour, many people want to take advantage of the strong Canadian loonie. Here are some tips and cautions on dealing with the financial opportunities.
One technique of making money on the exchange rate, is to open up a U.S. dollar account at your local bank or credit union branch [...]
Have you thought about the idea of remaining in your home, getting some cash out of the equity to enhance your lifestyle needs, and not having to make any payments on the loan or repay the loan until your surviving spouse dies? If you or your parents are 62 years of age or older, this [...]
Over time, you have probably heard about various financial institutions in Canada having problems or even going under. How do you find out what protections you have for savings or chequing account deposits in a bank, trust company or credit union?
You should be cautious about where you put your money. Many people assume that [...]
There are many risk areas that could affect your financial net worth, cash flow, quality of retirement, and lifestyle. In many cases, you can eliminate, minimize, or control each of these risk areas by knowing about them, doing research, and making prudent decisions. Statistically, if you retire at 55 years of age, you can expect [...]