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In case you missed it, Crescent Point Energy announced they are cutting their dividend by 56% and eliminating the DRIP. With oil prices so low it shouldn’t come as a surprise that oil companies are looking to cut wherever they can to reduce costs and maintain profitability.
Related: Top Canadian DRIP Discounts
Are you getting the most value for your gift cards? Apparently many of us are not, as 47% have left unspent money on a gift card without ever using it again. Hopefully this problem gets eliminated as more retailers develop apps that can allow you to easily see the balance (and pay) similar to Starbucks.
The federal election debates are heating up and the Conservatives have recently proposed increasing the maximum withdrawal from a home buyer’s plan for first time buyers. The current limit is $25,000 but they have proposed to increase it to $35,000.
Read the story of one NFL player who drives a Nissan Versa and lives on $25,000 per year despite making nearly $600,000 last year.
Christine from the Wallet Diet writes about budgeting for real life. While it’s important to have a budget and stick to it, it’s also important for the budget to be realistic and have some flexibility when “life” happens.
Here’s an interesting article about how NHL players set themselves up financially for life after hockey and work to protect their fortune.
Mark from My Own Advisor tackles the question of what to buy when you have $1,000 to invest.
Barry shares his views how hidden city ticketing hurts travellers and isn’t worth the small amount of potential savings.
Over at Canadian Budget Binder there is an interesting piece on 3 ways to prevent getting fired because of social media.
No one knows when the stock market will take another large dive but this article from Boomer & Echo argues that it’s better to stay invested over the long term than to attempt to time the market perfectly. Here’s what you can do about the upcoming market crash. Congrats to Boomer & Echo on the 5 year anniversary!
If you thought money in real estate involves flipping houses, increasing rent and long term holds – guess again – the easy money in real estate is in real estate seminars, which “sell the dream” – for a hefty price to seminar participants.
Should millenials move in with their parents to prosper financially? One financial expert thinks so. Read more about it here.
Tawcan recently shared his July dividend income – almost $1,000 from a well balanced and diversified portfolio. Congrats!