Two-thirds of Canadian couples link financial stability to relationship success: RBC poll

RBC Poll: How important is financial chemistry to Canadians? (CNW Group/RBC Royal Bank)

Successful long-term commitments rely on strong financial compatibility as well as romantic chemistry, according to the RBC 2020 Relationships & Money Insights Poll. The majority of Canadians with partners (85%) felt that having similar financial goals and habits was a prerequisite to their healthy, long-term relationships. Four-in-five (80%) believed it was important to speak with […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day. No Gifts Required

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Love. Who doesn’t love being in love? I love being in love. I love being loved. February 14 is Valentine’s Day. It is the day we celebrate romantic love. In the past, I thought of it as just another day to receive gifts from my significant other. This year I asked my true love not […]

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70% of Canadians Think They Won’t Save Enough for Retirement

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A recent Scotiabank Retirement Survey revealed that while 68% of Canadians are currently saving for retirement, 70% are worried that they are not saving enough. According to the findings, the average Canadian expects to need $697,000 in retirement savings, less than the average amount of $753,000 expected back in 2017. Findings from the 2019 Scotiabank […]

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The RRSP contribution deadline is March 2, 2020.

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Who wants to save for retirement? There always seems to be something else to save your money for. When you first start out, it could be your education, your car, a new home. Then the kids come along and there are the added expenses of raising your kids. The thing is, the earlier you start […]

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