Money

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The Big Idea: How open banking can fix Canada’s financial security issue

Canada’s risk-averse banking system is full of potential dangers for customers. A simple security update would change everything. 
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Want to know how much your neighbour pays in rent? There’s a registry for that.

Launched in Ontario in September, Adam Mongrain of Vivre en Ville hopes his organization’s tool can help curb skyrocketing rents and identify trends in real time
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Janine Rogan believes in the radical power of personal finance education

Her book The Pink Tax says the Canadian financial system systematically disadvantages women
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How musician Tegan Quin spends her money

A vocal coach, seaplane ride and Thai food are all part of the budget for the Tegan and Sara pop star
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How Canadian comedian Ola Dada spends his money

Donair burgers, bright-yellow Crocs and pre-show haircuts are all in the budget for Dada
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Osheaga co-founder Nick Farkas has a thing for string lights

See what else Farkas splurged on in the lead-up to the festival’s return
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How Olympic sprinter Sam Effah spends his money

Now one of two chefs de mission for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Effah shares how he splits his money between work and play
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How Top Chef Canada’s Siobhan Detkavich spends her money

The 22-year-old chef shares where she saves money—and where she splurges
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How to make money by playing video games

As the crypto craze permeates the world of online gaming, playing for fun could become just another bit of nostalgia
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Generational wealth often comes in the form of trust funds. Does it also include grocery runs?

Helping kids in ways other than handing them a pile of cash still translates into a very real advantage