News: Money

Tips on how to stick to your savings goal: Vaz-Oxlade

Monday  17:35,   18 september 2017
Toronto Star

It’s easy to set a savings goal. “I want to save $40,000.” There. Goal set.It is much tougher — much tougher — sticking it out to achieve the goal, particularly when you’re looking at something that’s going to take a while to accomplish. Let’s face [...]

How can my stock losses be used to lower taxes?

Monday  16:35,   18 september 2017

And what tax forms should be[...]

GM Ontario plant workers strike as talks with union fail

Monday  16:35,   18 september 2017

Canada's Unifor union said its members at General Motors Co's (GM.N) CAMI auto assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario are on a strike from 1059 pm local time Sept. 17 as it failed to reach a tentative agreement with the automaker. The union[...]

Card Sharks: How ATM Skimming has grown more sophisticated

Monday  16:05,   18 september 2017

ATM skimming is on the rise and getting more sophisticated, especially as criminals try to cash in before more machine switch to reading more secure chips.ATM skimming, or using a device to steal debit information, is on the rise and getting more[...]

'It's ruining my NFL experience': Canadians fume about new streaming service

Monday  16:05,   18 september 2017

A new service that allows Canadians to stream all NFL games live had a rough start last week with many complaints about poor audio and video quality and connectivity problems, but the company behind it says many of the issues have been fixed.Audio[...]

Investigating fake degrees: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Monday  12:36,   18 september 2017

Miss something this week? Here's the consumer news you need to know.Hundreds of Canadians have phoney[...]

Equifax data breach: Total damage may stay unknown

Sunday  23:36,   17 september 2017

Equifax data breach: Total damage may stay unknownCountless Americans will no doubt suffer financial harm from the Equifax data breach. But we may never know the[...]

How Bank of America Ditched 1,597 Branches Across the U.S.

Sunday  23:20,   17 september 2017
The Wall Street Journal.

How Bank of America Ditched 1,597 Branches Across the U.S.Bank of America Corp. pulled all of its branches out of Indiana four years ago when it sold off a group of antiquated storefronts in Rust Belt towns. Later this year, the lender is returning[...]

Five things to watch for in Canadian business

Sunday  23:06,   17 september 2017

Five things to watch for in Canadian businessRemember Sino-Forest? The Ontario Securities Commission is holding a sanctions and costs hearing for the infamous forest operator in light of July’s ruling that the company’s former CEO and three others[...]

6 Things You Can Do to Retire by 40, According to People Who Did It

Sunday  20:06,   17 september 2017

Retiring by 40 might seem like a pipe dream to most people. But it’s surprisingly attainable if you apply the right knowhow and financial strategies early on to get there. With enough forethought and self-discipline, you could wake up one day with[...]

How This Woman Retired at Age 32 - and Says You Can Too

Sunday  17:25,   17 september 2017

<p>At 32 years old, she walked away from her well-paid job as a lawyer and hasn't looked back since.</p>After graduating from the University of Chicago's law school, she decided she would work hard until she paid off her debt and saved[...]

Greyhound seeks cuts or reductions to bus routes in B.C.

Sunday  17:25,   17 september 2017
Vancouver Sun

Just weeks after Greyhound Canada asked for permission to cut a number of routes in British Columbia, the company has applied to chop or change even more its bus routes across the[...]

How Russian Lawyer Close To Trump Acquired Her Wealth

Sunday  10:11,   17 september 2017

Natalia Veselnitskaya bought millions of dollars of property on a five-figure income.In an attempt to understand how the attorney was able to afford millions of dollars of property on a five-figure salary, CNN’s National Security Analyst Michael[...]

This Job Pays $30,000 for a Few Days' Work After a Hurricane

Sunday  09:01,   17 september 2017

The costs of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma are expected to surpass the devastation associated with Katrina. In fact, if the early estimates are correct, 2017 will break records as the costliest hurricane season ever, perhaps approaching $300[...]

The money secret this wife kept from her husband will make you jump for joy

Sunday  09:00,   17 september 2017

For the most part, money secrets and marriage don't mix. But this story is an exception."We have separate banking accounts: Every month I pay the mortgage and he pays the utilities and groceries. He doesn't know, that for a long time, I've been[...]