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16 February 2017

A survey of Canadians released by the Canadian Payroll Association in September 2016 revealed that 48% of Canadians said it would be hard to make ends meet if their pay cheque was delayed even just one week. 

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16 February 2017

How often do you shop online? Forester Research is predicting that Canadians will spend $39 billion online by 2019, representing 9.5% of all retail purchases in Canada. So what are we buying exactly? 

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16 February 2017

The shared economy is a newer term often used to describe economic and social activity involving online transactions. The shared economy can take a variety of forms, and typically provides consumers with access to goods and services not normally available to them through commercial enterprises. This is especially true with accommodation rentals. According to Rachel Botsman’s book What’s Mine Is Yours, the peer-to-peer rental market is valued at $26 billion, with new services and platforms emerging frequently, and the most dominant of which is AirBnB.

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15 February 2017

All federal financial institutions – banks, retail associations and federal trust, loan and insurance companies – MUST, by law, have a complaint-handling process in place for consumers. If you are wondering how to know the best path to take or to speak to about your complaint, read on as we have gathered some helpful information from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC).

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06 February 2017

Flowers are always a nice way to show your appreciation for someone. I love that I can buy and send flowers online to someone whether they live in town or abroad – delivered right to their doorstep! Here are some tips if you choose to buy flowers online.