Canadian Homes Debt Traps

Headline: How Canadian homes became debt traps: Canadians have been using their homes as piggy banks. Has the reckoning begun?

Via: Maclean’s Magazine

Vancouver Least Affordable City in North America

Headline: This is the least affordable city in North America. Hint: It’s not in the U.S.

Via: Money

Teach Money Management in School

Headline: Thunder Bay financial adviser says money management should be part of school curriculum.

Via: CBC Thunder Bay

Canadian Dollar Tales

The fate of the Canadian dollar continues to prompt speculation and predictions.

Headline: Canadian dollar looks set to rise, curbed by rate concerns.

Via: Nasdaq

And this, on the same day, from Pound Sterling Live.

Headline: Canadian Dollar on the Rocks: UBS.

Via: Pound Sterling Live

UK MP’s Look into Record Household Debt

Headline: UK: MPs launch inquiry into household finances as £200bn debt pile looms

Via: The Guardian

American Consumer Credit Heats Up

Headline: US: Consumer credit picks up steam in September.

Via: Market Watch

Canadian Economic Growth Predictions: National Bank of Canada

Headline: Canadian economy to grow 3 pct in 2017, 2.5 pct next year: National Bank of Canada

Via: EconoTimes

Steady Economic Growth in BC : CPA

Headline: B.C.’s CPAs expect steady economic growth over the next two years.

Via: Market Wired

Fixed Income Managers Not Bullish

Headline: Tough for fixed income manager to find good news ahead

Via: Financial Post Investing

NDP MP Proposes Changes to Insolvency Laws

Headline: NDP MP proposes changes to insolvency laws to improve pension protections.

Via: CTV News