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Business Essentials, Debt, Managing Money, MoneyWise, MWCA

Parents, watch out for a rash of diaper price increases

Breadcrumb Trail Links MoneyWise Business Essentials The rising costs are chafing household budgets. Here's how to avoid a financial mess Author of the article: Publishing date: Jul 06, 2021 • 17 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation New Africa / Shutterstock Article content This article was created by MoneyWise. Postmedia and MoneyWise may earn an affiliate commission through links on this page. Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content For families with young children, this really stinks. Diaper prices are soaring, threatening to wipe away any money parents were able to stash away during COVID. Here, we get to the bottom of the diaper dilemma and help you come up w...
Debt, Managing Money, MoneyWise, MWCA

This 2-minute trick takes the stress out of buying life insurance

This article was created by Wise Publishing. Wise is devoted to providing information that helps readers navigate the complex landscape of personal finance. Wise only partners with brands it trusts and believes may be helpful to the reader. Both Wise and Postmedia collect a commission on sales through the links on this page.Life insurance is important no matter how young and healthy you are. But let's be honest: Shopping for insurance is a nightmare.The pushy salespeople, the personal questions, the nagging feeling that you're being taken advantage of — it's not fun.Fortunately, there's a better way. PolicyMe is an online service that will find you the best deal on life insurance in just a few minutes.Best of all, you won't need to haggle with an insurance agent or fill out mountains o...
Homebuying, MoneyWise, Mortgages, MWCA

With mortgage rates at all-time lows, refinancing now could save you thousands

This article was created by Wise Publishing. Wise is devoted to providing informationthat helps readers navigate the complex landscape of personal finance. Wise only partners with brands it trustsand believes may be helpful to the reader. Both Wise and Postmedia collect a commission on sales through the links on this page.If you're a homeowner, there's never been a better time to refinance your mortgage.Prior to June of this year, rates on five-year fixed mortgages had never dropped below 2%. Right now they're hovering around 1.64%.These record-low rates offer a rare opportunity to shave hundreds of dollars off your monthly mortgage payments, and tens of thousands off the total cost of your loan.Even if you've only had your current mortgage for a year or two, refinancing could save you ...
Debt, Managing Money, MoneyWise, MWCA

Some Canadians are ditching their debt as others drown during the pandemic

This article was created by Wise Publishing. While Postmedia may collect a commission on sales through the links on this page, we are not being paid by the brands mentioned.The pandemic has forced many Canadians to sink deeper into debt than ever before, but it turns out their luckier neighbours have been able to use this time to lighten their debt load.Two new reports show how very different Canadians' experiences have been during the COVID-19 era. The same financial lifelines and incentives that are keeping some afloat are helping others get further ahead."While some are fortunate to continue working from home in their present jobs, others are struggling with financial uncertainty and not knowing whether their job will still be around after the pandemic," says Grant Bazian, president ...