We are currently experiencing longer than normal wait times on our phone lines. In order to serve you better...learn more

Oaken stores temporarily closed – read moreWe are currently experiencing longer than normal wait times on our phone lines. In order to serve you better...learn more

COVID-19 Update: Contacting us COVID-19 – The health and safety of our customers and employees is a top priority...learn more

COVID-19 Update: Contacting usCOVID-19 – The health and safety of our customers and employees is a top priority...learn more

Plenty of articles to choose from

Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve become accustomed to the heroics of so many frontline workers going above and beyond the call of duty. The determination of healthcare workers who have been fighting this battle for over 3 months now is well known, but the contributions of other workers in many other...read more

article-image

Older workers and the gig economy

Have you heard of the gig economy? If not, it’s just a fancy term to describe people who work part-time jobs or freelance full-time. This isn’t new as part-time jobs have existed practically forever. Still, it’s gained a lot of traction as of late since technology has made the gig economy accessible to anyone. According...read more

article-image

Tips for safe online shopping

  Has the closure of retail stores during the COVID-19 pandemic forced you to do more of your shopping online? If so, you’re not alone. Since the beginning of the crisis there has been a significant increase in online shopping. In a recent press release Canada Post warned of further delivery delays because the corporation...read more

  As governments begin to ease restrictions and allow more businesses to open their doors to the public, the need for physical distancing and proper sanitization procedures remains critical to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Retail stores will be required to limit the number of people that can be in the store...read more

article-image

Walk your way to better health

  Recent updates from health officials indicate that physical distancing has played a major role in helping to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Canada. While the latest statistics are certainly much better than the worst-case scenarios we were initially warned about, there are still many families that have been impacted by this...read more

article-image

What to do with your tax refund

  Traditionally, the tax filing deadline for individuals is April 30, but due to global events, the Canadian government has postponed that date to June 1 this year to give you some more breathing room. This was a welcome change for many people, but the extension doesn’t apply to self-employed individuals as this deadline remains...read more

As a self-employed individual, I’m very aware that my income can fluctuate quite a bit. There has been more than one incident where I’ve made record income one month which was then followed by a significant drop the next month. For some people, this rapid change of income can lead to sleepless nights, but I’ve...read more

Categories

Select one of the categories below to read more about what interests you the most.

category-icon

Saving strategies

category-icon

GIC

category-icon

Retirement

category-icon

Travel and lifestyle

category-icon

Bank of Canada

category-icon

Saversodes

category-icon

All articles