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While half of Canadians plan to save this year, household expenses and debt are the most common obstacles

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 12, 2019 February 12, 2019
  • 11:25

Canadians owed nearly $1.78 in credit market debt for every dollar of household disposable income

  • By: Craig Wong
  • December 14, 2018 December 26, 2018
  • 13:30
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New guidelines recommend how much investors should save for retirement, but there are causes affecting the ability to save

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Canadians paid $9 billion more in interest charges in 2017 than in 2016

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Canadians owed $1.69 in credit market debt for every dollar of household disposable income

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Half of respondents in debt said they are stressed about their level of indebtedness

Worried Young Couple Lying On Carpet Calculating Their savings, planning future, retirement fund

Higher interest rates appear to have slowed household borrowings

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The 1.68-percentage point decline marks the biggest improvement on record

  • By: Craig Wong
  • June 14, 2018 December 26, 2018
  • 11:20
Worried Young Couple Lying On Carpet Calculating Their savings, planning future, retirement fund

Worries about the amount Canadians owe have begun to pull back

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More than a quarter of Canadians surveyed said they would rather leave their money sitting in cash

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 29, 2018 February 14, 2019
  • 15:00