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  • Gov't to end fees for paper bills: Moore
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-29 7:03 AM

    OTTAWA - The big telecom companies may have agreed to exempt some customers from fees charged for paper invoices, but the federal government says it's going to end the whole practice.

  • Telecom giants talk paper bill fees at CRTC
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-28 11:53 AM

    GATINEAU, Que. - Canada's big telecom companies have agreed to exempt some, but not all, of their customers from fees they charge for producing and mailing invoices.

  • Use student lines of credit with caution
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-28 6:26 AM

    CALGARY - The line of credit was only supposed to be for a cheap set of wheels to get Krystal Yee to her classes and part-time jobs.

  • Tax credits help with home renovations
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-26 2:00 AM

    (Special) - Canadians looking to renovate their residential real estate have access to a number of government programs that can make the costs a little less burdensome.

  • Kids and parents disagree on cost of school
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-24 8:24 PM

    Post-secondary students grossly underestimate the cost of school, not to mention how much support they'll need from their parents, a new survey shows.

  • Financial tips to prepare for university
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-21 4:02 AM

    TORONTO - Is there value in a "gap year" after high school?

  • Maritime children get the most for baby teeth
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-21 1:03 AM

    TORONTO - If you're a kid in Atlantic Canada, here's a reason to smile. According to a new survey, the tooth fairy is paying a premium for baby teeth in the Maritimes and Newfoundland.

  • 3 Canadian cities among most livable
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-20 12:48 PM

    TORONTO - Three Canadian cities — Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary — have been named as some of the best places to live in the world, according to a report by The Economist.

  • The Economist's most and least livable cities
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-19 3:46 AM

    TORONTO - A quick list of the most and least livable cities according to a survey of 140 cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit:

  • Renovation spending on the rise
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-19 2:00 AM

    (Special) - Drive around virtually any city or town across Canada this summer and you'll likely see homes undergoing renovations.

  • Report: Cost to raise today's child tops $245,000
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-18 5:36 AM

    WASHINGTON - A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.

  • Most expect to have $10K of student debt:poll
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-18 12:27 AM

    TORONTO - Getting a post-secondary degree can be an expensive endeavour, but a recent survey suggests that most students believe they'll be on track to pay off their student loans within five years of graduating.

  • What happens to bonds when everyone aims to sell?
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-14 8:48 AM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - If bonds start to tumble, should I sell my bond mutual fund?

  • CPPIB reports 1.6 per cent Q1 return
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-14 7:06 AM

    TORONTO - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says it earned a gross investment return of 1.6 per cent in its fiscal 2015 first quarter, an improvement over the same period a year earlier but, as expected, down from the stellar returns it enjoyed at the end of last year.

  • Set a budget if you're going away for school
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-14 4:06 AM

    TORONTO - There are a lot of things Basma Hakem wished she had done to save money when she first moved away from home to attend university.

  • Six new Bitcoin ATMs arrive in Toronto
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-14 3:24 AM

    TORONTO - A Calgary company is looking to boost the profile of the world's newest, and most controversial, currency with the launch of six more teller machines in Toronto that deal in the virtual currency Bitcoin.

  • What you need to know about Bitcoin
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-13 9:40 AM

    The opening of new Bitcoin ATMs in Toronto may have some people looking for more information on the digital currency that's earned controversy even as it gains in popularity. Here's all you need to know about Bitcoin:

  • Families spend more on taxes than necessities
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-12 9:40 AM

    VANCOUVER - The average Canadian family is spending more on taxes than on food, shelter and clothing combined, according to a new study by the Fraser Institute, but at least one economist cautions that the findings need to be seen in context.

  • Taxes keep on coming
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-12 2:00 AM

    (Special) - Monday June 9 this year passed by without much fanfare, much like any other day of the year. If you're like most Canadians you probably didn't know what was special about June 9.

  • 'Sandwich generation' being squeezed: BMO
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-11 8:00 PM

    TORONTO - A new poll suggests more than half of Canadians aged between 45 to 64 belong to a "sandwich generation" that's feeling financially squeezed by the needs of their children, aging parents — or both.

  • Canadians' net worth up eight per cent
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-11 6:59 AM

    TORONTO - Canada's average household net worth rose nearly eight per cent in 2013 — making it one of the best years since the recession — mostly because of rising stock and real estate values as well as moderating debt levels.

  • Thousands continue to run afoul of TFSA rule
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-11 12:32 AM

    OTTAWA - A tricky rule keeps tripping up thousands of Canadians who make withdrawals from their tax-free savings accounts, and replace the money too early.

  • Be wary of get-rich-quick schemes
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-07 4:00 AM

    MONTREAL - Time has yet to heal the painful financial and emotional wounds inflicted on a victim of one of Canada's most notorious Ponzi fraudsters.

  • Hidden cottage costs
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-05 2:00 AM

    (Special) - The dog days of summer bring with them many activities and pleasures, including time with family and friends at the cottage.

  • More retailers to compete with free shipping
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-04 8:02 PM

    TORONTO - When Walmart Canada introduced free shipping on all online purchases last year, it was a clear message to its rivals that it was gearing up for a fight.

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