Credit cards are the crack cocaine of the financial world

In an article that appeared today in the Financial Post, it was suggested that “poor people” as they called them do not spend money. Nothing can be further from the truth. Specifically, and referencing my August 21st, 2010 post below, credit card debt is at a staggering level in which low income earners are the … Continue reading

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Shame Money: How one bank’s infomercial raises capital through a campaign of guilt!

It may be no shock that 94% of Canadians would feel better if they had a nest egg.  But did you know that nearly 40% of Canadians are living paycheque to paycheque? As Scotiabank’s Saving Ambassador, award-winning television broadcaster Valerie Pringle is traveling across Canada to talk to Canadians about ‘saving’. With catchy tag-lines such … Continue reading

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