October 23, 2014
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A High Credit Score Doesn't Make You Financially Savvy

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We all want a high credit score, because it makes borrowing less expensive, and a high score proves that I am financially responsible and successful person. Or does it? Here's the sad truth: a high credit score does not prove you are financially savvy

LOOK: How World Newspapers Covered Ottawa Shooting

New York Post Ottawa Shooting
Newseum

Bell, Rogers Scrap Over NHL App

Bell Rogers

You Won't Believe How Honda Execs Are Making Up For Spate Of Recalls

Honda Execs
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Health Canada Contradicts Itself In New Anti-Pot Ads

Marijuana
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CRTC Unsure If U2's Album Stunt Legal Under New Anti-Spam Law

U2
Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Hackers Ran Loose Inside JPMorgan For 2 Months Before Getting Caught

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Toronto Stock Exchange Dives After News Of Ottawa Shooting

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Google Finance

Economists Say We Should Tax The Rich At 90 Percent

Marginal Tax Rate
IRS, Kinderman and Krueger

..Paul Krugman Agrees

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Huffington Post

Best And Worst Cars For Tall Drivers

Tall Driver
Autoblog

Apple Pay Fail: Some BofA Customers Getting Double-Charged

Apple Pay
Zach Honig, Engadget

Should Landlords Charge You Rent For Your Pet?

Dog
Animal Care & Control of NYC

Google's New 'Inbox' App Actually Makes Email Fun Again

Google Inbox Snooze
Google

NHL Cancels Leafs-Sens Game Over 'Situation In Ottawa'

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CP

IKEA Strike In B.C. Ends After 17 Months

Ikea Richmond
YouTube

Minimum Wage Hike Won't Kill Jobs, Might Create Them: Study

Canadian Dollars
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Early Apple Computer Sells For Almost $1 Million At Auction

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Big Tobacco Company Bans Smoking

Camel Cigarettes
Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

Food Prices May Jump If Canada Makes Good On U.S. Trade War Threat

Gerry Ritz
CP

CMHC Admits It Doesn't Know Who's Buying Canada's Condos

Evan Siddall Cmhc
CP

Why Toys R Us Pulled 'Breaking Bad' Action Figures Off Shelves

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AMC

Meet The Celebrities YouTube Has Made Millionaires

Shay Carl
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Jacob Is History

Jacob Fashion Store
CP

McDonald's Profits Plunge 30 Percent

Big Mac
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Budget Watchdog Warns Tories About Turning Surplus Into Tax Cuts

Joe Oliver
CP

'Hobbit' Trilogy Now More Expensive Than Smaug's Gold Pile

Gandalf
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Harper Rejects Claim Gov't Targeting Birdwatchers

Birdwatching
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Landlord Slapped With Fine For Comments On Tenants' ‘Big Boobs'

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Where Do The World's Richest Live?

New York
Getty Images

Drunk Snowplow Driver Caused Plane Crash That Killed Oil Giant CEO

Christophe De Margerie
AP

CEO Warns Oil Pipeline To East Will Mean Higher Prices, Job Losses

Energy East
Alamy/Getty

Sliding Oil Prices Will Cost Ottawa Billions, ‘Re-Order' Economy

Oil Rig
David Jones via Getty Images

CRA Engaged In 'Political Retribution' Against Harper Critics: Think Tank

Canada Revenue Agency
CP

Chinese Computer Giant About To Make A Bid For BlackBerry?

Blackberry Passport
The Huffington Post UK

Victory For Canada In Meat Labelling Dispute With U.S.

Beef Steak
Photo by Simon Sperling via Getty Images

Companies Increasingly Threaten Lawsuits Over Online Reviews

Lawsuit
Tom Schmucker via Getty Images

U.S. Middle Class's Wealth Gains Since 1940 Wiped Out

Middle Class
Saez and Zucman

Netflix Joins Forces With Rogers To Produce CanCon

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Getty/Netflix

Luxury-Car Features We're Ashamed To Love

Car Luxury
Autoblog

Moody's Frets About Canada's 'Particularly Inflated' Housing

Rising Home Prices
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Mac Sales Surge

Tim Cook
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Stock Market Selloff: No One Knows How Deep This Rabbit Hole Goes

Stock Market
Getty

How Apple Is Getting You To Think Less And Spend More

Iphone 6
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Microsoft Will Reportedly Launch A Smartwatch Within Weeks

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AFP via Getty Images

Ben & Jerry's Won't Rename 'Hazed & Confused'

These Countries Hate Their Government Most

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