• January
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    Retirement is a life chapter that many will spend decades planning for using a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). RRSPs have been a staple of Canadian personal finance since 1957. Since then, financially savvy Canadian citizens have taken full advantage of the exceptional tax benefits that this savings program provides. To add icing to the personal finance cake, RRSPs can also hold various types of investments along with savings—all of which can grow tax-free.

  • December
  • categories: Deposits

    Alterna Bank is one of Canada’s most popular alternative banking institutions. This review provides more information about Alterna bank, with an in-depth analysis of their leading personal finance products.

  • categories: Deposits

    If you’re new to online investing, you have the option of doing it yourself by using one of the many robo-advisors or online brokerages in Canada. When you put your investments in a registered account—such as an RRSP or tax-free savings account (TFSA)—it’s less complicated because you won’t have to worry about calculating taxable income.

  • November
  • September
  • categories: Deposits

    Many of us can handle dip into our emergency fund or line of credit. Unfortunately, there are people that don’t have either option and they choose to get a payday loan instead.

  • The number of older students has increased in recent years and this has been driven by massive changes in the workplace. As technology continues to impact the way we work and the types of jobs we do, the need to adapt in the face of an evolving work environment is only likely to increase.

  • July
  • categories: Deposits

    Ratehub.ca helps thousands of people from all financial backgrounds find the best interest rates in Canada each and every day. The information we’ve gathered through our diverse customer base allows us to figure out what our customers across ten provinces and three territories preferred when it came to banking and investing accounts.

  • categories: Deposits

    When your TFSA and RRSP are maxed out and you’re looking to avoid penalties, try two trusty non-registered savings vehicles: high-interest savings accounts and guaranteed investment certificates (GICs). These savings tools don’t have any contribution limits or penalties. And they can help you keep your money safely saved while you wait for more contribution room to open up in your TFSA and RRSP on January 1st.