Farming family falls victim to a port-out scam with empty bank accounts

February 6th, 2020  |  Personal Finance

A family of Saskatchewan farmers is warning others after thousands of dollars were stolen from their family farm’s bank account.

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More millennial families are neglecting life insurance: survey

October 9th, 2018  |  Personal Finance

According to a recent survey by SE2, only 43% of millennial families bother taking out life insurance. Most cite too many (simultaneous) financial burdens. 

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Hamilton looking to curb payday loan outlets

February 20th, 2018  |  Personal Finance

The city of Hamilton is hoping to curb the use of payday loans with a new bylaw. The outcome of the new law would be to limit the number of payday loan outlets in the city at 15 and no more than one per ward. Currently there are 30 operations running in Hamilton, and the...

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More Ontarians relying on payday loans, up nearly 30%

February 14th, 2018  |  Personal Finance

Continued research confirms that more and more Ontario residents are relying on payday loan services every year, and it’s pushing them into even heavier debt.

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Inflation rose to 1.4% in August

September 22nd, 2017  |  Personal Finance

August saw Canadian inflation rates rise to 1.4%. One of the major factors believed to have played a factor is the rising cost of transportation, specifically gasoline and flight prices.

According to Statistics Canada, transportations costs rose by 2.8% since Augu...

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