5 Ways To Spend Less on Fido

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It’s great to shower your dog with affection. But when that affection takes the form of expensive treats and frequent visits to the vet, it can take a toll on your wallet. Moneris Solutions Corporation, Canada’s largest credit and debit processor, announced in April that Canadian spending increased by 3.31 per cent during the first […]

Top 8 Free Money Apps

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With new personal finance apps being released every day, it can be tough to identify the time savers from the time wasters. Easily accessible, apps can go a long way towards helping you achieve your financial goals. To ensure that you’re getting the most out of your downloads, take the time to learn how to […]

Why We Don’t Act In Our Best Interest

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As human beings, we too often don’t act in our own best interest–and it’s perfectly natural, says behavioural economist Dilip Soman. Speaking at the Financial Planning Standards Council’s Vision 2020 Symposium last month, Soman outlined the key reasons as to why our behaviour often doesn’t fuel good financial outcomes. We don’t keep the end result […]

7 Reasons Canadians Fail to Plan Ahead


Although many Canadians know the importance of planning ahead for their financial future, too few take the initiative to make it happen. Since they interact with the Canadian public every day, the Financial Planning Standards Council asked Certified Financial Planners to share some reasons as to why this is so often the case. “Confusion, procrastination […]