Tag: Spending

All investment spending isn’t equal

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
All investment spending isn’t equal

Albertans name paying down debt as a top financial priority entering 2012

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Albertans name paying down debt as a top financial priority entering 2012

Canadians to start 2012 on good financial footing

| December 31, 2011 | 0 Comments
Canadians to start 2012 on good financial footing

Want to chop Ontario’s $16-billion deficit? Start with corporate welfare

| December 17, 2011 | 0 Comments
Want to chop Ontario’s $16-billion deficit? Start with corporate welfare

Troy Media – by Mark Milke If you were faced with bills that outstripped your ability to pay, a top priority probably wouldn’t be donating scarce dollars to corporations. However, unlike average families, governments routinely do just that, but with tax dollars.

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Softening economy affecting purchasing, saving habits of Canadians

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Softening economy affecting purchasing, saving habits of Canadians

  Canadians have good intentions to reform their financial habits in the near future, but most don’t have any savings set aside for a rainy day, and three-in-ten report they dipped into their savings to help pay for every day expenses or an emergency.

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Vacation plans on hold as inflation hits Canadian consumers

| July 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Vacation plans on hold as inflation hits Canadian consumers

According to the RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook Index, Canadians are delaying vacation plans, shopping around for groceries, following their budget more closely and holding onto their older vehicles, thanks to rising gas and food prices.

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Canadian consumer spending grows in second quarter

| July 19, 2011 | 1 Comment
Canadian consumer spending grows in second quarter

Fast food saw the greatest increase of 11.25 percent in dollars spent by Canadian consumers Moneris Solutions announced recently that the Canadian retail economy saw a 3.8 percent increase across the country in consumer spending, compared to the same period last year and surpassing the first quarter of 2011.

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