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Will the Supreme Court Grant More Favourable Credit Card Fees for Canadian Merchants?

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The first hurdle has been cleared for Canadian merchants seeking lower credit card fees for customer transactions. The British Columbia Supreme Court has allowed a multi-billion dollar class-action lawsuit that challenges the amount of fees paid by merchants on credit card transactions. Two B.C. law firms are representing a Vancouver-based... Continue reading »

The Power of Pre-Approval

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The search for a new home is an exciting process, not to mention time-consuming and demanding. However, there is a way to save some valuable time and effort before you set out on your home hunting mission. First, get a mortgage pre-approval. The Canadian housing market is quite competitive to... Continue reading »

A Tax Savings Debate: RRSP or TFSA?

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To help Canadians save money for the future without an additional tax burden, the Government introduced the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) in 2009. It is likely the most important personal savings vehicle since the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) came into effect in 1957. Having the additional savings option, while... Continue reading »