Holiday Spending Canada

Healthy Financial Habits Make For A Happy Holidays

Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada | Posted 11.19.2016 | Canada Business
Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada

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.

In Canada, Good Weather Means More Spending

CBC | Posted 03.01.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians did less cross-border shopping this holiday season compared to previous years, says the Retail Council of Canada. The council says Canadia...

Canadians Will Be A Little Grinchy This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

Canadians will be a little bit more like the Grinch this season, cutting back slightly on the amount they spend on gifts — even as they increase the...

Tis The Season To Be Frugal?

CP | Diana Mehta | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A RBC holiday outlook suggests Canadians may be a little more frugal this festive season.The RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook found that while ...

Why Canadians Will Spend 15% More This Holiday Season

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A BMO holiday outlook suggests Canadians' spending spirits have improved this season, with the bank projecting an average 15 per cent jump i...

Spend Not, Have More This Holiday Season: Financial Advisers

CBC | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada Business

Personal finance and debt advisers are asking consumers to consider putting their credit cards on a diet, rather than taking them out for workouts thi...

The East Coast Will Be Spending The Big Bucks This Christmas

The Globe and Mail | Posted 11.23.2011 | Canada Living

The shopping malls are decked and the jingle of coins can be heard in shoppers' pockets. 'Tis the season for spending!...