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How to keep yourself safe from online scammers

Lesson Plans   |   February 6, 2017

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This article informs readers of the increased level of sophistication of online scams today. It also teaches readers how to detect these scams, and protect themselves from becoming the next victims of online scammers. ... read more

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Young couple prepare to juggle short- and long-term goals

Lesson Plans   |   February 2, 2017

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This article illustrates a young couple’s detailed plan to achieve their long- and short-term financial goals.... read more

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How to keep yourself safe from online scammers

In the News   |   January 5, 2017

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E-mail fraud has reached new heights of deviousness. In the past few months, I’ve seen e-mails designed to look like they were from major banks and the Canada Revenue Agency. Each surprised me with their... read more

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Why a debit card may not be the smartest choice for online shopping

Lesson Plans   |   December 21, 2016

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In this article, Rob Carrick explores the risk and benefits of three most popular methods of payment – namely cash, debit cards and credit cards – in Canada today. ... read more

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Young couple prepare to juggle short- and long-term goals

In the News   |   December 19, 2016

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Simon and Beth are both 30 years old with white-collar jobs in the private sector. She earns $94,000 a year including her bonus, while he makes $69,500. “We spent our 20s paying down student loans,... read more

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Toll roads: One more reason to ditch your car

Lesson Plans   |   December 19, 2016

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This article explores four factors that make car ownership a less appealing proposition. The lesson plan aims to show students the hidden costs of purchasing a car.... read more

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How compounding works as a secret weapon for investors

Videos   |   December 15, 2016

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John Heinzl on the power of growing dividends.... read more

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Who has the best deals on high rate savings accounts?

Videos   |   December 12, 2016

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Rob Carrick discusses whether savers will benefit from rising interest rates, and the three banks that offer the highest rates for savers right now.... read more

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Inside the market: Trump's impact on Canadian investors

Videos   |   December 5, 2016

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Som Seif, CEO of Purpose Investments, discusses how incoming U.S. president Donald Trump will affect investors in this country.... read more

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Air Miles backs off from plan to let points expire

In the News   |   December 2, 2016

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After a backlash from consumers and threats of changes to some of the legislation governing loyalty programs, Air Miles parent company LoyaltyOne is backing away from its plan to let miles five years or older... read more

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What millenials need to know about dividend stocks

Videos   |   November 28, 2016

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Millennials stand to earn a great sum of money over many years if they invest in dividend stocks for a long time, personal finance editor Roma Luciw says.... read more

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Toll roads: One more reason to ditch your car

In the News   |   November 27, 2016

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Toronto’s plan to charge highway tolls drives home a point about personal finance for the decade to come: Cars are a financial liability that will only get worse. So many government priorities can be served... read more

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Develop the discipline to make saving money like breathing

Lesson Plans   |   November 23, 2016

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In this article, Rob Carrick provides a template for students to increase their monthly savings deposits by activating automatic withdrawal from their chequing accounts to their desired saving accounts. The process of automation relieves students... read more

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Why a debit card may not be the smartest choice for online shopping

In the News   |   November 21, 2016

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When cybersecurity expert Jennifer Fiddian-Green pays with plastic, it’s always a credit card and never a debit card. Ms. Fiddian-Green is a forensic accountant at Grant Thornton LLP who investigates fraud. About 10 years ago,... read more

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Why millennials should care about their credit scores

Videos   |   November 21, 2016

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The Globe’s Personal Finance Editor Roma Luciw explains how credit scores work and why they’re important.... read more

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