Canada has several major banks and many schedule II banks – but with rates and plans all over the map, it’s difficult to know where to bring your business. Our aim is to help you navigate Canada’s banking options to discover which one suits your needs best.
The Globe and Mail, James Bradshaw, 30 August 2018 At TD, earnings from Canadian retail banking rose 7 per cent in the third quarter, to $1.85-billion. But profit from its extensive U.S. footprint rose 27 per cent, to $1.14-billion. Toronto-Dominion Bank reported a 12-per-cent bump in third-quarte.... More »
Canadian banks hacked and the insurance claim you can't make: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet Jun 3rd
CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including customer data hacked at two Canadian banks, taking car insurance companies to court and the provinces with the best cell phone plans..... More »
Aggressive Acquisition Strategy Hits Scotiabank’s Stock Price as Investor Skepticism Mounts Sep 13th
The Globe and Mail, Tim Kiladze, 12 September 2018 After a stunning run of acquisitions, Bank of Nova Scotia is feeling the heat. Shares of Canada’s third-largest lender are suffering relative to rival Big Six banks, and the pressure is on management to prove its recent spate of deals was worth i.... More »
Christmas and New Year’s Day has already come and gone, leaving us to “look forward” to Blue Monday, the (unofficially) most depressing day of the year. In 2019, Blue Monday falls on Monday, January 21, and the day is calculated by factoring in things such as weather and, yes, deb.... More »
To simply say I love credit cards is an understatement. Currently, I have more than 10 active cards, which is much more than the average person will ever need at once, but I use them all for a variety of reasons. When you know how to game the reward system and reap the benefits of different cards, .... More »