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Over the last few years, the dearth of women in powerful C-suite positions in the financial industry has come under growing scrutiny. Men tend to dominate banking, venture capital and investment industries, and this dominance has given rise to widely held yet unsubstantiated belief that the male gender is simply more skilled when it comes…

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Are you making the most out of your Aeroplan membership? Hopefully, the answer is yes, but if you aren’t sure, then this article is for you. In this guide to Aeroplan rewards, we’re sharing the best ways to collect and redeem Aeroplan Miles, as well as answer any important questions you may have about the…

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Should You Open Your Child an RRSP?

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When parents consider saving money for their children, they usually think of opening a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP), which helps create an education fund for a child. Or they might even consider a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) – a flexible, tax-sheltered way to save money for the future. But what about RRSPs? A child…

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Five Best Investing Books in 2019

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Investing can be very complex, but it doesn’t need to be difficult. There are some excellent investment books that will not only help you get started with investing but also provide you with some advanced skills that you can use to grow your portfolio and increase your profits. In this article, we discuss five of…

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If you’re one of the 1 million Canadians with bad credit, you probably know first-hand how it can disrupt every area of your life. From getting approved for a credit card, applying for a mortgage, renting an apartment, or even getting a job, having bad credit makes even the most important tasks difficult. Getting a personal…

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