During times of uncertainty, we naturally wonder what will happen next and what we should do to prepare — especially when it comes to our finances. If you’re wondering how to protect your hard-earned savings and investments during a financial crisis, you’re not alone. Fortunately, there are ways to protect your finances and weather any […]
COVID-19 is changing the way we conduct our everyday lives — even small things like using an ATM or paying with cash. Suddenly, even going into a grocery store to stock up can feel like a monumental experience. Many essential businesses are limiting cash transactions — and some won’t accept cash at all. This is […]
Allison Waedt had to cope with a lot more than jet lag when she returned to Winnipeg from a trip to Australia last fall. When I got back, I tried to use my phone and my phone wasn’t working,” she told CTV News. When Waedt called her wireless carrier to find out why, she learned […]
Unfortunately, fraud and scams are still an ongoing risk in our day-to-day lives. Whether the bad guys are stealing passwords, creating fake profiles or posing as potential employers, these fraudsters have one goal in mind — to separate you from your money. Fortunately, there are ways to spot the risks and minimize the risk of […]
Start now to safeguard your lasting legacy. You’ve heard the classic saying, “Death and taxes…” Nobody likes to discuss either, but these are two certainties in life. What’s also true is that the more we plan for both, the better off we are. We accumulate personal possessions, financial assets and even real estate over the […]
White stuff on the ground already? In the blink of an eye, fall is gone and winter sets in. And with the changing of the seasons, we also see another type of migration — Canadian “snowbirds” flocking to the south. Here are some quick tips to help with your winter vacation planning. Snowbirds are among over half […]
“Oh no, I lost my smartphone!” It’s a horrible feeling to lose a valuable piece of equipment, whether it was misplaced or swiped up by the wrong hands. Smartphones aren’t just expensive, but they are our connection to family, friends and work — filled with personal information and sensitive data including credit card details, contact […]
Stay safe from online fraud with these top tips on how to protect your email, Internet browsing, identity and money from fraudsters.