Tag: Spending

All investment spending isn’t equal

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All investment spending isn’t equal

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

January 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Albertans name paying down debt as a top financial priority entering 2012

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Canadians to start 2012 on good financial footing

December 31, 2011 | By | Reply More
Canadians to start 2012 on good financial footing

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

December 17, 2011 | By | Reply More
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 | By | Reply More
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 | By | Reply More
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 | By | 1 Reply More
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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