13 Things You Didn’t Know Were Cheaper in the U.S.

Whether you’re cross-border shopping or buying online from a dot-com site, it pays to know which things are cheaper in the U.S. From budget-friendly toiletries to electronics, here’s a Canadian’s shopper’s guide to what to buy in the USA.


Test Drive: Reviewing What’s New on the Canadian Market

Find out if the latest merch on the Canadian market is worth your hard-earned money. Read our reviews as we...

7 Times You Shouldn’t Use a Debit Card for Payment

Hint: It could put your bank account at greater risk.


50+ Proven Strategies to Save Money in 2021

Looking to save more cash in the new year? Our thrifty guide will help you keep your money in...


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4 Common Questions About the Canada Pension Plan Fund, Answered

Concerned about your financial security? You’re not alone. Read on for answers to Canadians’ most common questions about the CPP...


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How Much Should You Really Expect to Receive from the Canada Pension Plan in Retirement?

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) shouldn’t be your only income for retirement. Here’s why it’s important to build your own...

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Who Manages the Canada Pension Plan Fund? All About CPP Investments

How much do you really know about your future financial security? Read on to learn more about CPP Investments.


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The Reader’s Digest Home Tech Buying Guide

On the market for a new TV, security system or smart home assistant? Here’s a handy guide to the key...


9 Sneaky Ways Online Retailers Get You to Spend More Money

Buyers, beware: From one-day-only sales and countdown clocks to free shipping and returns, online retailers have a variety of ways...


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8 Tips for Safe Online Shopping

Online shopping can be convenient, cost-effective and safe—provided you take certain precautions before making your purchase.


This is the Best Time to Buy a Christmas Tree in Canada

Planning your annual trip to the Christmas tree lot? If you're looking to score a great deal, this is the...

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10 Dragons’ Den Products That Are Actually Worth Buying

Not every pitch on CBC’s Dragons' Den lands an investment deal, but the exposure alone can send sales skyrocketing. Here...


13 Silly Wastes of Money You Don’t Even Think About

Financial experts reveal the simple—and often surprising—ways you're blowing your budget on a daily basis.



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15 Money Mistakes That Are Costing You Thousands

Want to curb your spending once and for all? Stacy Yanchuk Oleksy, director of education and community awareness at the...


13 Things Financial Advisors Wish You Knew

Even if you're saddled with debt, a financial advisor can help you work towards your money goals. Before your first...


9 Mindful Shopping Tips That Can Save You Money (And Make You Happier!)

Want to regain control of your spending habits—and your emotional well-being? Wellness counsellor Deepak Kashyap shares nine ways to put...


How to Shop Amazon Prime Day 2020 (And 10 of the Best Deals For Canadians)

Want to get a head start on your holiday shopping? Here's how to shop Amazon Prime Day 2020 in Canada,...


How to Make More Money, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Use your sign's best traits to amp up your side hustle and boost your bank account.

What the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Us About Having an Emergency Fund

A financial crisis is unexpected but that doesn’t mean you have to be unprepared. Read these expert tips for budgeting...


How to Buy and Sell Secondhand During COVID-19

From online marketplaces to no-contact yard sales, these tips and tricks will keep bargain hunters safe this summer—and help them...


The New Normal is Still Ours to Define

There is no new normal. Not yet. It is too soon to put the physical, emotional, and financial disruption in...


10 Surprising Things Everyone’s Buying From Walmart During Lockdown

It’s not just toilet paper that’s flying off the shelves these days. Check out some of the top-selling items from...


I Lost My Job Because of the Coronavirus—Here’s How I’m Paying My Bills

With a few lifestyle changes, I am now saving well over $1,000 a month. Plus, my ample downtime has led...


What to Cut Out of Your Budget During a Pandemic

The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an economic crisis. Here's how you can save money during this uncertain...