September 12 roundup - MoneySense

September 12 roundup

Assessing your budget, living with cheap money, emergency funds 101 and what’s your credit card done for you lately?


• So you made a budget, but no matter how you try, you just can’t stick to it. Welcome to the club. Could be that you need a new one, or maybe no budget at all.

Interest rates are to remain at 1% for the foreseeable future. Does this mean debt levels will start to climb again?

When it comes to your emergency fund, size matters. So how much is enough?

The credit card industry is becoming hyper-competitive, so it pays to see what’s out there and compare it to your card. Here’s a rundown of the best perks.