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Money and Credit

Money and Credit

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. First,...
An immigrant’s guide to saving

An immigrant’s guide to saving

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...
Working with a financial planner

Working with a financial planner

If you have the possibility to make substantial investments, you may want to enlist the assistance of a certified financial planning professional. You may not be knowledgeable about the complicated world of modern finance or you may not have time to dedicate to...