Deals and Bargains

Where is the Loonie Heading? Will it Ever Reach Parity with the US Dollar Again?

By Guest Blogger / June 12, 2020 /

Before we get too far into talking about foreign exchange (FX) and/or conversion rates from Canadian Dollars (CAD) to US Dollars (USD) it’s worth noting that in no way am I advocating that people should get into currency trading.  Trying to predict currency markets is like lighting a bunch of fuses and predicting which firework…

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Canadian Financial Summit 2018 – All Online and FREE!

By FT / September 10, 2018 /

The bloggers behind Young and Thrifty have organized a virtual Canadian Financial Summit (CFS) starring 28 personal finance experts in the country.   Some of these experts include: Jon Chevreau (author of Findependence day and former editor of MoneySense Magazine); Preet Banerjee (CBC’s The National Commentator); Ellen Roseman (Columnist at Toronto Star);  Rob Carrick (Columnist…

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Canadian Financial Summit – All Online – and FREE!

By FT / September 4, 2017 /

The bloggers behind Young and Thrifty have organized a virtual Canadian Financial Summit (CFS) starring 25+ personal finance experts in the country.   Some of these experts include: Andrew Hallam (Author of Millionaire Teacher);  Jon Chevreau (former editor of MoneySense Magazine); Peter Hodson (CEO of 5i Research Inc); Preet Banerjee (CBC’s The National Commentator); Ellen…

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$10 off $40 Purchase @ Canadian Tire

By FT / September 8, 2007 /

Just a quick Saturday Post.  I picked this one up from the RedFlagDeals forums.  Below is a link to a pdf that contains a $10 off $40 purchase at Canadian Tire.  Great for picking up some of those clearance items they have every week.  Simply print it off and present it to the cashier, it…

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Costco Membership Coupon Code and Discount

By FT / February 9, 2007 /

I was cruising through the “hot deals” forum on Red Flag Deals and came by a great deal for purchasing a Costco membership! If you purchase a Costco membership online (Canada only), they will send you a $25 GIFT CARD along with it! All you have to do is use the coupon code “GSWEB25B” in…

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Google offers.. FREE Real-Time Stock Quotes!

By FT / January 13, 2007 /

For you investors and traders out there, you know that the ONLY place to get real-time quotes is with the brokerage that you trade with. This is something that agitates me to no end. Those free 20-min delayed quotes and charts are just too slow. For me anyways. But never fret my friends, Google to…

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Deal of the Week! Air Canada Unlimited Flights!

By FT / December 20, 2006 /

If you didn't know already, I am ALL about the deals and bargains. There is a deal that I noticed on RedFlagDeals.com that I won't have time to take advantage of but still a great deal none the less. Air Canada is offering unlimited flights from Jan 7 to March 6, 2007 for a low…

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