Canadian dollar is lower today, struggling as oil fluctuations cause difficulty. For now, the loonie is just mostly lower against its major counterparts.
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Many of us have been there: You sign up for a great deal with a cable or satellite provider, only to face a price hike at the end of six or 12 months. The good news is that you don’t have to put up with price hikes.
Mom and pop stores are the cornerstones of many thriving “historical” downtown areas, and they provide much-needed economic boosts. If you own such a business, here are some tips that can help you thrive in this age of cheap products and doorstep delivery.
From deciding how much money to withdraw from your retirement account, to figuring out how much life insurance to purchase, to determining how much home you can afford, there are rules of thumb designed to give you guidance. Unfortunately, rules of thumb are a bit general.
While there’s a lot included in your credit score, there are some things you probably think have an effect on it that don’t. Here are five things that aren’t included in your credit score:
If you haven’t started your holiday shopping yet, now is the right time to do it. It’s never too early to shop for all the gifts on your list and the countdown for Christmas is on. There is still time for you to score some of those great Christmas deals! Here are 5 tips to save on Christmas gifts this holiday season:
I wish I could say that the holidays are all joy and cheer for me. The truth is that I, and a number of other parents I’ve spoken with, feel immense pressure this time of year to come up with great Christmas gift ideas for kids. If I’m not careful, I can let that pressure suck the spirit out of the season as well as drain my motivation to stay on budget. I know for us personally, it’s the one area where we really have to discipline ourselves budget-wise. Whereas we’re awesome about staying on budget for giving gifts to the adults in our lives, when it comes to kids, especially our own, we find it quite easy to convince ourselves it’s okay to be over budget “just a bit.”
If you have ever seen the film Brewster’s Millions then the idea of spending a huge amount of money in a short period of time has probably crossed your mind at some point.
I saw this movie when I was a kid and if my memory serves me well it involves Richard Pryor having to spend millions of dollars in order to inherit a far greater sum. It is all silly comedic nonsense but I started thinking about it the other day and wondered what I could spend so much on if I had to get rid of a million bucks in a week.