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Questionable sales tactics have been around for decades at Canada's banks, witnesses allege.
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Following the rules isn't optional, watchdog says.
March is Fraud Prevention Month in Canada and it's timely to remind Canadians that everyone is vulnerable and that vigilance, knowledge and the confidence to fight back are powerful deterrents to fraud. A 2016 survey from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) demonstrates deeply held concerns about fraud and identity theft.
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You'll pay more in interest for a long-term car loan.
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CPA Canada released a Summer Spending Followup Survey, which revealed that 42 per cent of those surveyed were essentially on-budget this past summer. What does this have to do with holiday spending? Quite a bit, actually. Those who fared better followed a few basic principles we might all want to remember.
The fact many Canadians are living beyond their means and are vulnerable to economic shocks highlights the importance of Financial Literacy Month (FLM), which takes place each November in Canada. This year, FLM aims to use the national strategy as a springboard to rally support across the country in the effort to help Canadians become better money managers.
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Donna Borden believes she was the victim of predatory lending, but she refuses to play that role any longer. She had already paid $25,000 on a subprime, $10,000 loan when Borden says she decided enou...
Tapping into workplaces across the country would allow a vast and varied audience to be reached. That audience would include people of different ages, education and culture. Workplace programs also would allow individuals to receive valuable information in a convenient manner.
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OTTAWA - The woman who is proud to be called the country's consumer-protection czar remembers her first encounter years ago with the questionable actions of a debt-collection agency.Lucie Tedesco, a l...
OTTAWA - The Canadian government is proposing a set of new standardized rules to govern how complaints against big banks are handled, but Ottawa is formally giving banks permission to pick who will he...
Credit card debt has eased, but is still plaguing millions of Canadians just over a year after new federal rules took effect — a warning to consumers not to pull out the plastic mindlessly as the holi...