Sponsor
Home Economy and finance Personal finance

Personal finance

33% of Canadians have Nothing Left After They Pay Their Bills

A new poll conducted for MNP LTD by Ipsos shows that many Canadians have little financial flexibility from month to month and that rising interest rates already have many Canadians worried about their financial...

Canadians more positive about debt situation compared to year ago [Ipsos]

It seems counterintuitive. Twenty-five per cent of Canadians think their debt situation is better today than it was a year ago (using top 3 box on 10 point scale). In comparison, only 14% are...

Breaking the bank… the January spending hangover

Canadians underestimated the amount of holiday shopping they would do in December and their overspending produced significantly more debt. In fact 42% went over budget according to one poll. While this consumer spending may...

The Debt Trap… as interest rates rise, public concern rises

There is a growing concern about personal debt and the impact of rising interest rates in Canada. In January we reported on an earlier release that rising interest rates were increasing worry among Canadians...

Canadians who work with advisors have sticky relationship

A recent Environics survey conducted for Systelos found that among those who use a financial advisor (only 29% use an advisor), only 12% have fired one within two years of hiring them. Either consumers...

The Poor | Personal Responsibility and Blame are Key Themes

The Angus Reid Institute recently released polling results on poverty in Canada which provide a startling view of poverty. Despite the fact that many of Canada's poorest people are not able to complete online...