Banking in Canada can be a murky subject – one that we hope to shed some light on with a series of highly informational articles.
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 »
The right credit card can help protect you from online fraud, shoddy deals, and, of course, save you cash. It feels like fall has only started, yet department stores are already reminding you that the holidays are right around the corner. And deal-happy Canadians are already setting their sigh.... More »
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 »
The Globe and Mail, Tim Kiladze, 9 September 2018 The extended bull market and booming economy is the stuff investors used to dream of. But for some, it's just not enough. Coming off a quarter in which they collectively earned an eye-watering $11.6-billion, Canada's largest banks participated in a.... More »
The Bank of Nova Scotia will no longer use an independent banking watchdog to mediate disputes with its customers, leaving just two of Canada's five big banks under the umbrella of the agency known as OBSI..... More »