Better Finances for a Better You

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

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Did you know?

Canadian gasoline prices dropped year over year for the second consecutive month in March (-13.8%), the largest yearly decline since July 2020.

Statistics Canada has an interactive tool that allows you to explore your personal rate of inflation, based on the goods and services you consume →

Word of the week

Deposit Insurance

Deposit insurance protects your savings if your financial institution fails. The Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) automatically insures your eligible deposits. This applies to deposits held at CDIC member institutions in Canada.

Find out if your financial institution is a member of CDIC →


Making a budget can help you balance your income with your savings and expenses. It guides your spending to help you reach your financial goals.

Why make a budget →

Quote of the week

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."

- Benjamin Franklin

Infographic of the week

Mapped: How Global Housing Prices Have Changed Since 2010

Houses fulfill a rare mix of necessity, utility, sentimentality, and for many, also act as a primary investment to build wealth. And it’s that last angle, combined with increasing demand in many countries, that is driving housing prices skyward.

Mapped: How Global Housing Prices Have Changed Since 2010 See how Canada measures up →


SIM Portfolio and Watchlist

You can also compete with friends with our Investment Simulator. Trade with SIM money to test your best strategies to beat your friends without the risk of losing real money.

Market tools to help you test before you invest →

Serious stuff

Despite labour disruptions, the tax filing deadline has not changed. Canadians should take steps to ensure their return is filed by May 1, 2023, along with payment for any balance owing.

Filing dates for 2022 taxes →

Fun stuff

"If I had a million dollars Well, I'd buy you some art (a Picasso or a Garfunkel)"

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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