News: Money

Saving is never easy — but here are some tips that could help

Sunday  12:00,   28 may 2017

Canadians aren't saving as they once did and collectively are holding record high levels of debt. These concerns have been on the radar for some time, consistently flagged by the Bank of Canada. The average household savings rate in Canada has[...]

A woman who spent lots of money on Amazon highlights a critical money lesson

Sunday  10:55,   28 may 2017

This Amazon shopaholic discovered her mindless spending came at a very steep[...]

Meet Marriott’s longest-standing employee: A 79-year-old omelet-maker

Sunday  09:36,   28 may 2017
The Washington Post

Cecil Exum has been at Marriott since before it was a hotel. His career holds clues about worker loyalty and longevity. And no one makes a better omelet.Now three more omelets are sizzling on the stove. He pats each one with a rubber spatula and[...]

'Who's the king?' Burger chain ad angers Belgian monarchy

Sunday  09:10,   28 may 2017

The Belgian royal family on Saturday rapped Burger King over an online advertising campaign suggesting a new "king" for the European nation.The offending advert, found on the website in French and Dutch, asks users to pick[...]

Nobody wants to buy this Connecticut ghost town that's on sale for $1.95 million

Sunday  07:30,   28 may 2017
Business Insider

<p>Johnsonville, Connecticut, looks straight out of an episode of "Twin Peaks" — old mill included.</p>Located on 62 acres off the Connecticut River, Johnsonville is up for grabs at $1.9 million. An eccentric millionaire with the[...]

5 ways a bicycle can make you wealthier

Sunday  06:25,   28 may 2017

Your trusty two-wheel ride can save and even make you money this summer.Some 103 million Americans over age 2 — that’s 34 percent of all Americans over age 2 — ride a bicycle each year, according to a 2015 survey conducted by Breakaway Research[...]

Global computer outage grounds BA Heathrow, Gatwick flights

Sunday  06:25,   28 may 2017

LONDON - British Airways cancelled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travellers on a busy holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT[...]

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

Sunday  06:25,   28 may 2017

The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var quotesInArticleFormCode = "PRMQAP"; [...]

G7 compromises on trade, delays on climate

Sunday  06:25,   28 may 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made his major debut on the international stage at a UN global warming conference in Paris, where the new Liberal government, crowing cheerfully that Canada was back, helped to seal a major climate deal. [...]

Former Home Capital Brokers Penalized in First Crackdown

Saturday  19:07,   27 may 2017

A Canadian regulator said it disciplined two mortgage brokers who funneled business to Home Capital Group Inc. , marking the first disclosure of action taken against dealers who submitted fraudulent loan applications to the embattled mortgage[...]

Cab driver, cheesecake baker and other day jobs of the rich and famous

Saturday  13:55,   27 may 2017

Your role model once worked at Office Depot or selling ladies'[...]

When Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg sound the same dire warning about jobs, it’s time to listen

Saturday  12:30,   27 may 2017

The founders of Microsoft and Facebook have cautionary words for the Class of[...]

I saved $100,000 on a salary of just $30,000 a year – here are my top 5 money-saving tips

Saturday  12:21,   27 may 2017

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Nortel Canada to start paying creditors by July

Saturday  07:45,   27 may 2017

TORONTO - Nortel Canada's long-suffering creditors will finally begin to receive their share of more than US$4 billion to be distributed under a plan approved in January, eight years after the former technology titan began bankruptcy[...]

Ford's ex-CEO leaves company with $51.1 million

Saturday  06:20,   27 may 2017

DETROIT - Ford's former CEO Mark Fields is leaving the company with an estimated $51.1 million in cash, stock awards and pension benefits. Fields, 56, retired earlier this week after three years as CEO. Ford made record profits during his tenure [...]