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Back-to-school will be here quicker than you think, and summer is a great time to look back at the costs.
The Bank of Canada recently announced the decrease of the 5-year benchmark mortgage rate 15 basis points from 5.34% to 5.19 %.
A new FP Canada survey reveals that two thirds of parents have already helped their kids to pay for University. Those with kids under 18, that number jumps up to 82% of parents wanting to help. And that means putting off retirement and paying off debt.
When was the last time you paid for something with cash? Easy to do buying your morning coffee but checking into a hotel room or buying a beverage on a flight requires a major credit card. You pretty much NEED credit today. I’m all for using cash at times. You should. But if you’re living in our society today, you have to build a good or great score and maintain it. And, for better or worse, that score changes every month based on your good or bad credit habits
May is time of revitalization for your home, closets and garage. So why not freshen up your finances too?If, like many Canadians, you rushed to get your RRPS contribution in before the March 1st deadline earlier this year, you’re not alone. But, do you know what’s actually invested in your RRSP? Or, your TFSA for that matter?
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Balance owing is extended to September 1st, but you can make the most of your benefit and credit payments by getting them in by June 15th. Learn more from @FCACan 👇 #financialeducation