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Nearly 3 in 4 Canadians report rising prices impacting their ability to meet day to day expenses in 2022, according to StatsCan.See where you can save more money →
Financial literacy is the ability to understand and effectively use various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing. The earlier you start, the better off you will be, because education is the key to success when it comes to money.Financial Literacy: What It Is, and Why It Is So Important →
Why create a budget? - To accomplish a financial goal - To save money - To reduce expenses - To understand your true relationship with money better Invest the time in yourself and create sound financial practices that can last you a lifetime.Budgeting is the first step towards financial wellness →
"Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship."
- Benjamin Franklin
S&P 500 companies hold $7.1 trillion in assets, and account for close to 80% of available market capitalization on U.S. stock exchanges. The index serves as a barometer for the U.S. stock market, covering the largest public U.S. companies by market capitalization. Often, it reflects investor sentiment and is considered an indicator for U.S. economic health.Visualizing Every Company on the S&P 500 Index →
Rob Carrick speaks with Shir Magen, the CEO of HomeStars on his Stress Test Podcast about the popularity of renovations, the types of renos that add value to your home and money-saving tips for those considering heading down the reno route.Podcast: Renovating can help you get the home you otherwise can't afford →
Our Markets Simulator can help you learn about the stock market and practice trading real stocks at real prices, without risking real money.Make virtual simulated trades and learn how the stock market works all at no cost →
Canadians' confidence in their ability to retire on time and debt free declined between 2016 and 2022, according to a new research report released by the Canadian Public Pension Leadership Council (CPPLC).Research shows Canadians losing confidence in their plans for retirement →
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Listen to our Neontrack playlist when you have music and money on your mind.