Articles By Alexandra Macqueen:

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Financial Planning

Federal Election 2021: Understanding the parties’ proposals on childcare—what could they mean for your finances?

Each of the three major political parties has promised...

Federal Election 2021: Understanding the parties’ proposals on childcare—what could they mean for your finances?
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Debt

Explainer: How do payday loans work? 

Payday loans are short-term, high-interest-rate loans that you generally...

Explainer: How do payday loans work? 

Financial literacy

Explainer: What is Universal Basic Income?

UBI is proposed as a way to ensure that...

Explainer: What is Universal Basic Income?

Debt

Canada’s climbing debt-to-income ratio: what you need to know

Canada’s climbing debt-to-income ratio: what you need to know

Spend

Guide to inflation: Price changes, the pandemic and your pocketbook

This guide will help you understand what inflation is,...

Guide to inflation: Price changes, the pandemic and your pocketbook

Real Estate

6 smart strategies for first-time home buyers

It's important to consider not only what you can...

6 smart strategies for first-time home buyers

Real Estate

CMHC tightens mortgage rules in latest response to COVID-19

Changes designed “to protect future home buyers and reduce...

CMHC tightens mortgage rules in latest response to COVID-19

Retirement

How the coronavirus pandemic could change the way we think about retirement in Canada

Will we still be able to choose from the...

How the coronavirus pandemic could change the way we think about retirement in Canada
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Investing

“How are my investments protected?”

We explain the role of the CDIC and CIPF,...

“How are my investments protected?”