Tag: Reasons

Wake up and deal with the real reasons you’re in debt

Despite warnings from financial educators and the Canadian government, consumer debt continues to be a serious crisis for Canadians. It is contributing to empty wallets, increased insolvency rates and higher levels of anxiety and depression. It’s tempting to write this article on how to tactically get out of debt — consolidation at a lower rate…

2 More Reasons for Netflix to Worry About November

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) shareholders knew that November was going to be challenging with Disney‘s (NYSE:DIS) Nov. 12 launch of Disney+, aggressively priced at $ 6.99 a month. There were already rumblings that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) would be making its own streaming video service available that month at a competitive price point, but the news is worse than…

6 Reasons You Should Start Paying Down Your Debt Now

If you’re uncomfortable about the amount of debt you’re shouldering, you’re not alone. Only 23% of Americans report carrying no debt, according to Northwest Mutual’s 2018 Planning and Progress study. And among those with debt, the average personal debt load (excluding mortgages) was a whopping $ 38,000. Fortunately, you can succeed in paying off a lot…

Top 5 countries opting to ditch US dollar & the reasons behind their move

The past year was full of events that inevitably split the global geopolitical space into two camps: those who still support using US currency as a universal financial tool, and those who are turning their back on the greenback. Global tensions caused by economic sanctions and trade conflicts triggered by Washington have forced targeted countries…

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh loses chief of staff for ‘personal reasons’

OTTAWA—The chief of staff to NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has resigned. A statement issued today by NDP parliamentary leader Guy Caron says Willy Blomme is leaving for “personal reasons.” It says the party is grateful Blomme offered to help find a new chief of staff and that she will stay on in the transition. Blomme…