Is it Worth Collecting Reward Points?

February 22, 2018 Ratehub 0

By Ratehub.ca We can all agree that Canadians love their reward credit cards. From travel rewards to cash-back, it’s never been easier to earn something back by charging your everyday purchases to your credit cards. However, over the years, many of the best credit cards in Canada have changed. Some of the programs have been devalued while some cards have […]

Can You Afford to Skip College?

February 21, 2018 Tracey Clayton 0

College is the highlight of education and most importantly, the end of it. After college, there’s no more school, no more homework or annoying classes. Nevertheless, when education ends, reality begins and much more responsibilities await you – quite frankly – more important responsibilities. What’s interesting is that college is perceived by many as the boogeyman of the education system […]

Why Does NAFTA Matter to Canadian Investors?

February 18, 2018 Lara Webb 0

The answers add up to $1 trillion in growth NAFTA is one of the largest free trade agreements in the world. NAFTA eliminated tariffs between the US, Mexico, and Canada which means each country can produce what they are best at and trade without barriers. Each country ends up better off as free trade facilitates growth.

Detached Homes Drag Toronto’s Housing Market: Infographic

February 13, 2018 Danielle Kubes 0

By: Zoocasa Detached houses in the 905 dragged down the average property price in the Greater Toronto Area this January, according to numbers released by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB).    Detached houses were down 9.1 per cent overall to $970,823 from last January, but most of that decrease was seen outside the City of Toronto. Detached Toronto houses saw […]

2018: The Year of Global Quantitative Tightening

February 11, 2018 Kabi Thaya 0

As we entered 2018, stock market bulls were ecstatic about the state of the economy and as such, the equity markets. That outlook is starting to change, and fast. Through the lens’ of two main catalysts, this article will look at the rough patch ahead for Equity Markets. Catalyst One: Trump’s Tax Reform: The US has been in a challenging […]

Stock Market: Volatility Takeover

February 9, 2018 Saket Patel 0

History has been written on Monday, February 5, 2018 where the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) plunged 1175 points, the biggest one-day selloff in its lifetime. But what caused this drop-in price? And is this a hint at a bigger drop soon? This massive intraday selloff caused the DJIA ending the day with a drop of nearly 4.5%. In the […]

What Are the Differences between Forex and Cryptocurrency Trading?

February 1, 2018 David Webb 0

Ever since the first bitcoin block was mined back in 2009, cryptocurrencies have become very popular among traders and investors alike. Although they didn’t really take off immediately, the technology behind them was still both fresh and exciting at the time. Even today, many are baffled as to how these cryptocurrencies actually work. Nevertheless, they are being traded all the […]

3 Types of Credit Cards to Consider in 2018

January 28, 2018 Ratehub 0

By Ratehub.ca The new year is a great opportunity to take stock of your financial situation. When it comes to credit cards, are you getting the best value out of your everyday spending? Every year, Ratehub.ca rounds up the best credit cards in Canada to help Canadians find the one best suited to their spending habits and lifestyle. If you’re […]

Lending Loop: A New Investment Tool

January 24, 2018 Jelani Smith 0

Lending Loop is a platform that connects small businesses with individual lenders (investors). Users benefit from interest income, with rates starting at 5.9%. The purpose of these loans ranges from renovations, expansions, and inventory purchases. Lenders can manually analyze each company, or take advantage of Lending Loop’s auto-lend program, and automate their investments.  “Lending Loop is Canada’s first peer-to-peer lending platform. […]

Staging Your Home Cheaply and Effectively

January 21, 2018 Lana Hawkins 0

Selling your home is a lengthy and complex process that can take anywhere from a couple of days to a couple of years, depending on a number of different factors. And while you can’t affect some of them, there still are lots of things you can influence, and these are the things that will make or break your sale. So, […]