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The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards in Canada for 2019

Carrying debt on a high-interest credit card? One way to tackle this problem is to do a “balance transfer” – whereby you move debt from one high-interest credit card to a new one with a much lower (or no) interest rate. This smooth move could save you hundreds of dollars in interest, allowing you to…

The Risks of Market Timing and How To Avoid Temptations

If you’re a first-time investor, it can be especially rattling when there's a slip in the stock market performance. Watching your money go up and down like a rollercoaster can make anyone queasy and frantically start searching for secret strategies to minimize losses or “beat the market.” It can be tempting to take the “market…

RBC Visa Infinite Avion Credit Card Review

In the credit card world, the RBC Visa Infinite Avion credit card stands out in the travel rewards category, notable for its flexibility. RBC Rewards (Avion points) can be redeemed for any seat on any flight on any airline with absolutely no blackout dates. Beyond that, cardholders can transfer their points to other airline rewards…

The TFSA Limit Increased to $6,000 in 2019

Looking to save money as one of your New Year’s Resolution? Here’s some good news: as of January 1, 2019, the Canadian government raised the annual TFSA limit to $6,000, up from $5,500 last year. This increase means that Canadians who were at least 18 years of age in 2009 now have a cumulative maximum…

What the New Mortgage Rules Stress Test Means for Homebuyers

Since January 2018, Canadians have had a much harder time buying a house, thanks to the new mortgage rules introduced by the federal government. Whether buying your first home or refinancing a current mortgage, these new mortgage rules from 2018 affect you. Read on to learn about the new mortgage rule changes and how they…