Legislation giving new dads an extra five weeks at home with their newborns has been around for about a month, but stigmas around paternal leave still linger.
A new BMO report has found that half of first-time homebuyers in Canada think they can afford a home – as long as they get a helping hand.
Nearly half (48 per cent) of Canadians surveyed say they are just $200 away from financial insolvency, according to the MNP Consumer Debt Index. Still, 54 per cent say they are worried about repaying debt and 47 per cent say a rate hike will spell financial trouble.
If you haven’t received your tax certificate yet, look for it in your online student account,” TurboTax’s Jennifer Gorman, told Yahoo Finance Canada.
Do millennials have a raw deal compared to Gen-Xers when it comes to finances? Statistics Canada set out to settle the debate once and for all and it turns out young people don’t have it so bad after all.
New hires are likely leaving money on the table by not asking for a higher salary because Canadian employers are actually open to paying up for top talent.
For the first time in Canada, a school for coders is letting students start their education now, in exchange for a piece of their paychecks in the future.
The average price of a home fell for the sixth straight month, according to the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index.
First quarter deals were much larger compared to the fourth quarter of 2018. Although the total number of mergers and acquisitions fell. There were 129 deals signed worth $24.8 billion USD, up 94 per cent compared to the previous quarter’s $12.8 billion through 153 deals.
Pet custody cases are becoming a lucrative business opportunity for lawyers, as divorcing couples bicker over who gets their furry friends when they part ways.
Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) have been around for a decade, created in part, to help low-income Canadians bolster their retirement income, but they haven’t really taken off in popularity and many low-come savers aren’t taking advantage.
The stock market is a riskier bet and far more volatile. So where do investors turn? It might be time to consider preferred shares as part of your portfolio.
Workplace pension plans — especially ones with defined benefits — are becoming increasingly rare, leaving a generation of Canadians without sufficient savings for retirement.
The trend can be attributed to employee attitudes during an economic downturn. Concern about job security and performance sets in so they’re more likely to work through their pain. When things pick up, they are more willing to take off.
Ontario’s cold, hot, and cold again weather caused over $70 million in insurance damage, says the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC).
Post-secondary education is far from cheap, luckily the federal government gives parents free money to fund help it. If you contribute $2,000 to a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) Ottawa tops you up by $500. And yet — according to new research — only 41 per cent of Canadian parents take advantage
The winning streak has come to an end for Canada’s job market with a small loss of 7,200 jobs in March. The unemployment rate holds steady at 5.8 per cent.
An audit is basically the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) way of making sure you’ve paid all the taxes you owe. That means getting lost on a paper trail as you digging through receipts.
Ratehub looked at how Canada’s five biggest banks compare when it comes to fees, charges, and exchange rates for foreign cash withdrawals.
The GO Train stop with the lowest average home prices is West Harbour at $365,927, with a commute time of 71 minutes. It’s followed by Kitchener at $403,907 and 111 minutes and Hamilton at $414,372 and 72 minutes.
Because of the Climate Action Incentive, there’s a good chance residents will get more money back come tax time than they’ll have to shell out now.
Though the Canadian and U.S. housing markets are very different, buyers in parts of each country face similar challenges when it comes to affordability.
After barely expanding in the fourth quarter of 2018, economists aren’t expecting much when Statistics Canada reports January GDP on Friday.