(NC) – If you are new to Canada, you may find your shopping experience to be very different from what you are used to. Understand your rights and responsibilities to make informed decisions when buying goods or services.
Financial First Steps
1. Settle your affairs Pay your debts. Review your insurance policies. Cancel your monthly services and obtain the necessary proof. Sell your properties, or make solid arrangements on how to manage them from afar. In the stress of moving to another country, it is incredible how easily we can overlook certain details and leave behind… read more
Money Ask an Expert
Q: I’ve recently come to Canada and I’ve been trying to obtain credit, but I’m finding it’s difficult as a newcomer. What advice do you have? A: As a new immigrant, there are some basic steps you can take to begin the process of building your credit history.
You had to show proof of substantial savings in order to immigrate to Canada, so you already know how to save. Don’t stop now! Saving now that you’re in Canada is even more important. Of course, it may take some time to find a good job, so you will be dipping into those hard-earned savings… read more