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Are You Behind on Your Taxes?

Missing the April 30 deadline could lead to a colossal waste of money. Here are some details to keep in mind.   Mark your calendars: Canada’s personal income tax deadline is April 30. That means weeks of fear, procrastination and guilt. The biggest worries I… Read More

Here’s How to Take Advantage of Scholarship Season

Millions of post-secondary scholarship dollars are left on the table because Canadian students don’t bother to apply for the money.   Post-secondary students across Canada are preparing for final exams — but carving out time during the next 60 days to investigate scholarship opportunities could… Read More

Gender Diversity is the Key to Unlocking $150 Billion in Canada’s GDP

Canada’s economy is currently taking a $150-billion hit because we are holding women back, and you don’t need to be an investment banker to conclude that is a lot of money. In fact, efforts to empower Canadian women, through equal pay and career opportunities, would… Read More

Receive a Monthly Return with a Cash-back Credit Card – Week 11

For its 11th challenge, Metro’s Small Changes, Big Win series gets you to save by securing a cash-back credit card. Small changes to the way you spend can add up. We’ve pulled together weekly tips that will add a minimum of $10 to your savings…. Read More

The 411 on RRSPs

Q. Why should Canadians care about RRSPs? A. Hands-down, the RRSP tool is the most powerful retirement savings vehicle for most Canadian households earning an income over $55,000. That’s simply because when you add a single dollar into your RRSP, it reduces your tax bill… Read More

Bringing Lunch to Work is a Smart and Healthy Way to Save – Week 10

For its 10th challenge, Metro’s Small Changes, Big Win series gets you to save by staying in for lunch. Small changes to the way you spend can add up. We’ve pulled together weekly tips that will add a minimum of $10 to your savings. Ready… Read More

How to Empower Yourself in Business

To ultimately get ahead in business, you’ll have to push yourself to achieve more every year. This can feel uncomfortable at times, but that’s a sign that you’re learning and growing. We have four important steps you can take to get ahead, and to feel… Read More

The Financial Benefits of Going Green

The start of 2018 brings opportunity for change and reducing your carbon footprint is definitely on the top of the list for many people drafting up their New Year’s Resolutions. But, did you know there are financial benefits of living a “green” life? Our Homes… Read More

Goodbye Costly Cable TV, Hello Savings – Week 9

For its ninth challenge, Metro’s Small Changes, Big Win series gets you to save by cancelling your cable television subscription. Small changes to the way you spend can add up. We’ve pulled together weekly tips that will add a minimum of $10 to your savings…. Read More

Shave Your Costs by Bulking-up Your Disposable Razor Supply – Week 8

For its eighth challenge, Metro’s Small Changes, Big Win series gets you to save by purchasing razors in bulk. Small changes to the way you spend can add up. We’ve pulled together weekly tips that will add a minimum of $10 to your savings. Ready… Read More