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Banking Blues: Canadians say they lack confidence in understanding key financial terms

Women – especially those under age 35 – express less confidence in their financial knowledge than men February 14, 2018 – What’s the difference between interest and compound interest? Or between a defined-contribution pension plan and a defined-benefit plan? What

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Faith and connection to culture define relationship between newer Canadians and charitable giving

New generations of Canadians more likely to say they should be doing more, though they already do January 16, 2018 – Canada is a nation of immigrants. As of the 2016 census, roughly one-in-five Canadians was born in another country.

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Canadian millennials think they have it tougher than past generations, and half of boomers agree

One-in-three say people living in their parents’ homes longer is a bad thing; just one-in-five say it’s good   July 20, 2016 – High housing costs, student loans, underemployment, wage stagnation – the reasons why an ever-increasing number of young

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The Giving Gap: What stops Canadians from donating more to charitable organizations?

Legitimacy, effectiveness of charities a significant driver of why those who want to give more, don’t November 28, 2017 – After days of shopping their brains out in-store and online, Canadians will be prompted this Giving Tuesday to instead spend

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Black Friday and Charity: Are retailers really helping out or just cashing in?

Two-in-three Canadians say they’ve made a point-of-sale donation of $1 or $2 in the last year November 24, 2017 – As shoppers across North America line up outside big box stores before daybreak, crouch over laptops, and swarm their local

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Canadians offer little sympathy for parents (Candy) Crushed by kids’ in-app purchases

Half favour government intervention to ensure app stores put adequate security measures in place October 24, 2017 – When a child plays in a make-believe world on a parent’s smartphone and uses real-world money to make an in-game purchase without

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