A self-employed person is an independent contractor who works on a fee or freelance basis, but is not an employee or employed by a company.

When you’re a student, it’s not easy to have enough income to cover all your expenses… plus your tuition. Fortunately, there is help! Here is an overview of the different types of student financial aid available.

A trader is a trained professional who trades in financial markets and specializes in financial products. Traders are also commonly referred to as “market operators” or “financial operators”.

A reverse mortgage is a form of borrowing available to retirees in which a loan is secured by the value of their homes.


Retirement occurs when a person who is active in the labor market ceases to work.

Slow and steady wins the race: that’s probably how Diane Giard would describe her progress up through the ranks of the banking sector. Starting out as a teller at a branch, she moved from one position to another every two years until she was named Executive Vice-President – Personal and Commercial Banking at National Bank of Canada in 2012.

A chattel mortgage allows you to more easily obtain a loan to pay a debt or to purchase property or a business. See if this alternative to a traditional loan can meet your needs.

The Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is a federal aid program put in place to meet the needs of parents with children under the age of 18. This is an important and valuable source of cash flow because payments are made regularly and are tax-free. How can you find out if you meet the eligibility requirements, and how can you apply?

An annuity is a life insurance contract that pays out a fixed sum of money annually, for a prescribed period of time, or for the duration of the recipient’s life. Investors invest a lump sum premium at the start of an annuity contract, which is paid back over timer, along with interest.