Finance

A Wealthsimple Trade app icon is shown on a smartphone on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jesse Johnston

Drake, Ryan Reynolds among latest Wealthsimple backers in $750 million funding round

Wealthsimple began as an online investment manager in 2014

 

Canadian currency. (File photo)

Victoria has the most cash-paying customers: Report

Number of Canadian businesses selling online jumps by 20 per cent

 

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett speaks during an interview in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Warren Buffett’s fortune tops $100 billion as his stock soars

He’s given large blocks of Berkshire Hathaway stock annually to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

 

B.C. Hydro rates are set to potentially increase by almost 3 per cent beginning in April, pending a decision from the B.C. Utilities Commission. (File)

What will cost more in 2021 in B.C.?

Hydro, Fortis rates go up, as does minimum wage

B.C. Hydro rates are set to potentially increase by almost 3 per cent beginning in April, pending a decision from the B.C. Utilities Commission. (File)
Taking on more credit card debt has not been the pandemic plan for many Canadians, data from TransUnion Canada suggested on Tuesday. Credit cards are displayed in Montreal, Wednesday, December 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Canadians taking steps to avoid credit card debt, despite economic pressure

People are opting to dip into savings or retirement funds rather than relying on credit cards

Taking on more credit card debt has not been the pandemic plan for many Canadians, data from TransUnion Canada suggested on Tuesday. Credit cards are displayed in Montreal, Wednesday, December 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
So far, Sooke is weathering pandemic’s economic storm

So far, Sooke is weathering pandemic’s economic storm

District has not dipped into reserve funds

So far, Sooke is weathering pandemic’s economic storm
Mortgage broker Brenda Joynson with Mortgage Depot in Saanich shops for the best deals on mortgages for you, for both rates and terms.

5 questions that could save you thousands on your next mortgage!

And this good advice doesn’t cost you a nickel, says Saanich mortgage broker

  • May 11, 2020
Mortgage broker Brenda Joynson with Mortgage Depot in Saanich shops for the best deals on mortgages for you, for both rates and terms.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks to the Canadian Club of Canada in Toronto, Friday, March 6, 2020. (Cole Burston / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Feds have fiscal room to react to impacts of COVID-19, says Bill Morneau

Message came on a day that saw oil prices decline sharply and stock markets take a hit

Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks to the Canadian Club of Canada in Toronto, Friday, March 6, 2020. (Cole Burston / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Helping others prosper financially

Helping others prosper financially

Dale Collins plans for your future

  • Feb 10, 2020
Helping others prosper financially
B.C. non-profit has $150 million of unclaimed cash & cheques. Does some belong to you?

B.C. non-profit has $150 million of unclaimed cash & cheques. Does some belong to you?

Only a small portion of millions of dollars of forgotten or unclaimed money is ever claimed

B.C. non-profit has $150 million of unclaimed cash & cheques. Does some belong to you?
5 questions that could save you thousands on your next mortgage!

5 questions that could save you thousands on your next mortgage!

And this good advice doesn’t cost you a nickel, says Saanich mortgage broker

  • Feb 3, 2020
5 questions that could save you thousands on your next mortgage!
Catherine Holt, CEO of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce. (Contributed)

COLUMN: Good business key to a great community: The Chamber

Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce CEO Catherine Holt shares her thoughts on 2019

Catherine Holt, CEO of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce. (Contributed)