City Councils: Please Ban Door-to-Door Sales

No homeowner appreciates unsolicited visits from companies selling door-to-door. In fact, a survey conducted by the Trading Standards Institute (U.K.) found that 96% of the 9,000 people questioned were opposed to uninvited door-to-door sellers. As I write this, home...

Today’s Retirement Reality

We all like to compare ourselves with our peers to see how we measure up to everyone else. Here are some retirement statistics from the most recent Canadian Census, Statistics Canada and various surveys. Age statistics In Canada in 2014 the average age was 58. The...

What Should You Do With A Windfall?

Have you received an inheritance? Are you a lucky lottery winner? Maybe you gained a sizeable amount from the sale of property or a business, or received severance pay? Do you know what to do with your windfall? There are many reports of fortunes squandered by people...

12 Tips To Save Money On Car Insurance

Canadians tend to be complacent when it comes to their finances. You bank at the same place where you first opened an account. You get your car insurance through the same company year-after-year, blindly accepting their annual increases because it’s a pain to shop...

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