'Afraid to open the mail': GTA families struggle with crippling debt | CBC News
More Canadians than ever are struggling to get by, crippled by mounting debt and unable to save for the future. Many GTA families are working full-time but say they are barely able to make ends meet.
A house for three times your income? Think again
It’s said that the cost of a house should be no more than three times your gross household income, a standard that’s become a joke in Toronto and Vancouver. But, as this table shows, there is still a broad selection of affordable cities
CMHC warns that Canadian housing market is overvalued in most major cities
Strong evidence of overheating in Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City, while overbuilding is biggest problem in Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, and Moncton, agency…
Nine ways your family finances will change under a Liberal government
A new Canada child benefit, changes to TFSA limits and an end to the family tax cut are among the things Justin Trudeau’s party campaigned on prior to Monday night’s election
'Canadians don't understand the basics': Experts push for personal finance classes in school | CBC News
Forget calculus. Most kids don't even know the basics of spending less than they earn, experts say, and schools should be doing more to help them learn.
Canadian seniors racking up debt to fund bigger homes, glitzy lifestyles
A new survey shows Canadian seniors are getting a lot more comfortable with debt, adjusting to a lifestyle where debt will get them nicer homes, fund more…