7 Stocks With Double Digit Dividend Growth

Last month we looked at the Canadian dividend aristocrats, a list of companies that have increased dividends each year for the past five years.  The list of stocks is a good starting point for dividend investors, but it also reveals a number of flaws when looking to...

Do Budgets Allow For Overspending?

Preparing a budget is a very basic element in a financially ordered life.  It enables you to monitor your spending and become more conscious of where your money goes. But a survey done jointly by Brigham Young University and Emory Business School surprisingly found...

Time To Shop For A New Travel Rewards Card

Travel rewards were thrown into the spotlight this summer when TD Bank and CIBC fought for the right to issue Aeroplan credit cards. While the battle raged on, other banks and card issuers were busy enhancing their rewards programs and coming up with offers to entice...

Weekend Reading: Bank Fee Recap Edition

Earlier this month I sent out a note to our e-newsletter subscribers asking for feedback and examples of their most hated bank fees.  Incredibly, I received over 50 responses and stories about how the banks can nickel-and-dime us at every turn. I was collecting the...

Dreaming Of A Lottery Win

A survey done by Capital One Canada showed that one-third of respondents admit their financial plans include a future injection of good luck, either by receiving a large inheritance (10%) or by winning the lottery (18%). Surveys like this have been done from...

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