Finance

Canadian currency. (File photo)

One in five B.C. transactions being paid in cash

Province uses cards more than Ontario or Quebec, but is also home to Canada’s most cash-friendly city

 

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett speaks during an interview in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Warren Buffett’s fortune tops $100 billion as his stock soars

He’s given large blocks of Berkshire Hathaway stock annually to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

 

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Free financial education classes for Okanagan residents

The course is online and starts Feb. 16

 

To make sure your investments are on the right track, a second opinion is crucial, and the experts at Valley First are here to help!

One size fits all for financial planning? No thanks!

Local credit union brings a tailored approach to meet help you meet your financial needs

  • Jan 18, 2021
To make sure your investments are on the right track, a second opinion is crucial, and the experts at Valley First are here to help!
B.C. Hydro rates are set to potentially increase by almost 3 per cent beginning in April, pending a decision from the B.C. Utilities Commission. (File)

What will cost more in 2021 in B.C.?

Hydro, Fortis rates go up, as does minimum wage

B.C. Hydro rates are set to potentially increase by almost 3 per cent beginning in April, pending a decision from the B.C. Utilities Commission. (File)
Taking on more credit card debt has not been the pandemic plan for many Canadians, data from TransUnion Canada suggested on Tuesday. Credit cards are displayed in Montreal, Wednesday, December 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Canadians taking steps to avoid credit card debt, despite economic pressure

People are opting to dip into savings or retirement funds rather than relying on credit cards

Taking on more credit card debt has not been the pandemic plan for many Canadians, data from TransUnion Canada suggested on Tuesday. Credit cards are displayed in Montreal, Wednesday, December 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A skier twirls and flips at this year’s king and queen of the mountain competition at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. The event occured only a week prior the early closure. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort offering partial credit for season passes upon renewal

The resort closed March 16, which was 34 days early

A skier twirls and flips at this year’s king and queen of the mountain competition at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. The event occured only a week prior the early closure. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Investors should discuss fees and services when first meeting with a new advisor and expect to see a transparent breakdown on statements, says Kelowna-based financial advisor Tanya Wilson, right, and Mallory Pearson.

Investment fee transparency: Are you overpaying?

Tanya Wilson of Raymond James shares advice on choosing a financial planner

  • Mar 30, 2020
Investors should discuss fees and services when first meeting with a new advisor and expect to see a transparent breakdown on statements, says Kelowna-based financial advisor Tanya Wilson, right, and Mallory Pearson.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks to the Canadian Club of Canada in Toronto, Friday, March 6, 2020. (Cole Burston / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Feds have fiscal room to react to impacts of COVID-19, says Bill Morneau

Message came on a day that saw oil prices decline sharply and stock markets take a hit

Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks to the Canadian Club of Canada in Toronto, Friday, March 6, 2020. (Cole Burston / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Helping others prosper financially

Helping others prosper financially

Dale Collins plans for your future

  • Feb 10, 2020
Helping others prosper financially
B.C. non-profit has $150 million of unclaimed cash & cheques. Does some belong to you?

B.C. non-profit has $150 million of unclaimed cash & cheques. Does some belong to you?

Only a small portion of millions of dollars of forgotten or unclaimed money is ever claimed

B.C. non-profit has $150 million of unclaimed cash & cheques. Does some belong to you?