November is Financial Literacy Month

Did you know that November is Financial Literacy Month (FLM) ? Quick Facts: 2015 marks the 5th anniversary of November as Financial Literacy Month in Canada as proclaimed by the Canadian Parliament. The first month in 2011 was the result of work between the Financial Literacy Action Group and the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). It brought together 75 organizations to hold 200 events across the country to strengthen Canadians’ financial literacy. FLM 2014 featured 1,266 … [Read more...]

Tangerine Switch Assistant Makes Banking Easy! {#ForwardBanking Twitter Party!}

I think we are all aware that our economy has been in a slump these last few years. For me, as I am sure it is for most of you, it is more important than ever to make every nickel of our hard-earned dollars count. Have you ever checked to see how much you’re paying in bank fees? According to Statistics Canada, the average Canadian is spending nearly $200 per year in bank fees. Over time, that really adds up and can make it harder to get ahead financially. It’s worth switching your … [Read more...]