Personal finance 101: Concepts to know
Get to know the basics of personal finance so that you can carry out your dream projects with peace of mind.
You may embark on several projects over the course of your life—for instance, planning for retirement, buying a home, doing renovations, or going back to school. It's important to understand the options available to you and what issues to keep in mind as you work to achieve your goals.
Whatever your situation or objective, start off on the right foot by (re)discovering the basic concepts of personal finance management. From information about savings vehicles to tips on managing your money better and paying off debt quickly, these resources are here to support you along the way and help you make your projects a reality.
8 tips for managing your finances
Whether you've made a new resolution or are changing your life habits, finance management skills are both highly beneficial and completely within your reach.
RRSPs: What you need to know
Whether through your employer, family, or friends, you've probably heard about the registered retirement savings plan (RRSP). But what exactly is it and how does it work?
How to choose between an RRSP and a TFSA
Let's say you've saved up an amount that you'd like to invest. You're faced with a dilemma: should you place your funds in an RRSP or a TFSA? Is one better than the other?
Retirement income: How much do you need?
The first step in planning for your retirement is knowing what sources of income will be available to you.
Debt repayment made simple
Some forms of debt can be more of a burden than others. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to take the stress out of debt repayment.
Credit reports 101
Got questions about credit reports? Our overview and tips will help you straighten out your personal finances.