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Towards a Healthier Financial Future

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← Curating the web to find the most interesting and helpful information about your money.

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

Did you know?

Canada’s Food Price Report 2023 predicts Canadian families will spend up to $1065 more on food than in 2022.

See predictions on annual food expenditures for individual consumers based on their age and gender. →

Word of the week

Asset

An asset is anything you own that increases your financial value, whereas a liability is money you owe that would decrease your financial value. Assets include a laptop, bike, car, house, and bank accounts.

Learn more about specific asset types and examples →

Budgeting

You made it to university and you get to decide which courses to take, which clubs to join and what to eat for dinner. Also: how much money to spend

9 budgeting tips for university students →

Quote of the week

"Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving."

- Warren Buffett

Infographic of the week

The most profitable U.S. companies, by sector

See the S&P 500 companies with the highest profits in their sector. Data is based on the fiscal year ending on or before January 31, 2023 across companies in the Fortune 500.

The most profitable U.S. companies, by sector America’s most profitable companies, by sector →

Investing

The Basics of Investing

Read about some of the most common types of investments including the Canada Savings Bond (CSB), Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) and Treasury bill (T-bill).

Jargon-free investment terms →

Serious Stuff

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) issued "grocery rebate" payments to eligible Canadians on July 5th.

You could receive a maximum payment of up to:

If you are single

  • $234 (no children)
  • $387 (with 1 child)
  • $467 (with 2 children)
  • $548 (with 3 children)
  • $628 (with 4 children)

If you are married or have a common-law partner

  • $306 (no children)
  • $387 (with 1 child)
  • $467 (with 2 children)
  • $548 (with 3 children)
  • $628 (with 4 children)
Learn more about eligibility requirements directly from the CRA →

Fun stuff

"And I was sittin' on a pile like Warren Buffett I know everybody says money can't buy happiness But it could buy me a boat It could buy me a truck to pull it"

Which artist is #1 on our Neontrack playlist this week?

Music About Money →

Listen to our Neontrack playlist when you have music and money on your mind.


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