Are you unhappy with your current bank and considering switching to a new one? Here's how to do it the smart and hassle-free way.
Everyone can benefit from having at least one bank account to help manage their money. Here's the entire process for opening one from start to finish.
Money order and certified cheques both serve as payment methods. Here's how they differ and when it's preferable to use one over the other.
A chequing account is one of the most basic and essential financial tools you can use. Here's how it works and how it differs from a savings account.
A solid savings plan is a key ingredient in successful financial planning. Here's how a savings account can help you set aside money for the future.
A hybrid bank account combines the best that chequing and savings account have to offer. Read on to learn if you should consider opening one.
You've probably heard of credit unions, but do you really know what they are? Learn everything you need to know about credit unions right here.
Should your bank go bankrupt, your money may be lost forever. Luckily, the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation will step up to cover your losses.
Whether it’s for a money transfer, a new job or car insurance payments, here's exactly how to get your hands on your bank account number.
Thinking of sending a wire transfer? Make sure you have all the information first. This guide has you covered.
Has your bank account gone into overdraft recently? If so, you can expect interest charges to appear shortly. Is there a way to avoid them?
We round up the types of bank accounts available to Canadians, and their pros and cons — including some new players disrupting the game.
Each financial institution has a unique three-digit code assigned to them. Learn why it's important and how to find the one used by your bank.
Are you and your family currently juggling multiple bank accounts? If so, this guide can help you decide if merging them into one is a better option.
A credit memo is a document that's routinely used in business, but can be a confusing concept. Learn how it works and why companies issue it.
NSF fees come as an unexpected surprise. They are among the most expensive everyday fees a bank can charge. Let's look into how they work.
Interac e-Transfer is one of the fastest and cheapest ways to send money in Canada. Let's go over how they work and how you can send one today.
Zelle is a popular domestic money transfer service in the US. But how can Canadians use it, or what are the alternatives?
There are many situations where a good old-fashioned cheque is necessary. The good news is that even if you’ve never written a cheque, it’s very easy.
A bank draft is a popular payment method used for large purchases that doesn't require withdrawing cash. Learn how it works and why it's advantageous.
Credit unions and banks offer similar products and services, but one might be more suitable for you than the other based on some key differences
A void cheque offers several conveniences to Canadians when it comes to direct deposits. Let's go over how void cheques work and the alternatives.
Venmo is not currently available in Canada. There are several alternative international and Canadian-domestic money transfer services that are available to Canadians.
Cash App is a popular mobile banking and money transfer app. Unfortunately, it's not available in Canada. Here are some alternatives.
The "Big Five" refers to the five largest banks in Canada. In this guide, we explore who they are, how much they earn, and the amount of assets they own.
Bank charges can pop up out of nowhere and in all forms. Learn about the most common ones and how you can keep them at a minimum.