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Jul 02, 2014, 10:00 ET High Net Worth Canadians may have cash on hand, but some also have mortgages

One-fifth of those with over $500,000 in investible assets have a mortgage, with an average size of $157,000 WINNIPEG, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - A recent survey of high net worth Canadians, those with...


Apr 14, 2014, 06:45 ET Consumer Confidence Holds Steady

WINNIPEG, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian consumer confidence in the first quarter of 2014 was higher than it was one year ago but slightly lower than the final quarter of 2013. The Harris/Decima -...


Feb 19, 2014, 06:15 ET Canadians nearing retirement don't know their pensions

One third say CPP will be their primary source of retirement income, but seven-in-ten don't know the maximum amount WINNIPEG, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians nearing retirement (aged 55-64) are...


Dec 30, 2013, 06:15 ET Canadian Consumer Confidence Reached Three-year High in 2013

WINNIPEG, Dec. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Consumer confidence in Canada climbed steadily throughout 2013 and reached its highest point since early 2011. The Investors Group - Harris Decima Index of Consumer...


Dec 18, 2013, 06:15 ET Consumer Confidence Ends Year on Positive Note

WINNIPEG, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian consumer confidence ended the year on the upswing. In November, the index stood at 84.4 in Canada, up from the 81.2 recorded in the third quarter, and the...


Dec 11, 2013, 06:00 ET One in four Canadians feel helpless trying to control their holiday spending

But generosity supersedes money worries for a majority WINNIPEG, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - One in four Canadians (23 per cent) say whether they set a budget or not, they feel helpless when trying to...


Nov 26, 2013, 06:00 ET Divorce Past 50 Prompts Different and Delayed Retirement

80 per cent need to work longer than planned WINNIPEG, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - A large majority (80 per cent) of "grey divorcees", people who divorced at the age of 50 or older, say they will delay...


Sep 30, 2013, 06:00 ET Canadian consumer confidence continues to move upward

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian consumer confidence continues to move upward and now stands at 81.2, up from 79.7 in May, and up from 79.1 from one year ago. According to Chairman Allan...


Jul 09, 2013, 02:00 ET The Journey of Love and Money

Despite bumps in the road, Canadian couples are working it out, according to Investors Group poll WINNIPEG, July 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Financial worries impact three-of-ten Canadian couples (32 per cent)...


Jun 20, 2013, 06:45 ET Canadian consumer confidence stronger

WINNIPEG, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - In the second quarter of 2013, consumer confidence in Canada edged upwards. It currently stands at 79.7, up from 77.6 in February. A year ago, in May 2012, the index...


Mar 28, 2013, 06:45 ET Canadian consumer confidence results mixed to begin 2013

WINNIPEG, March 28, 2013 /CNW/ - In the first quarter of 2013, the Investors Group - Harris Decima consumer confidence index stands at 77.6 in Canada, a slight increase from 75.3 in March of 2012 but ...


Nov 27, 2012, 14:27 ET A Little Bit Older, A Little Bit Wiser: Canada's Small Business Owners Admire Older Workers

WINNIPEG, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - An overwhelming majority (96 per cent) of Canadian owners of small and medium sized businesses agree that workers 65 years and older offer more valuable experience and ...


Oct 01, 2012, 13:53 ET Harris/Decima's EquiTrend® Brands of the Year for 2012

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Amongst the twenty-six, the 2012 EquiTrend® study identifies six brands that have staying power with consumers: Apple's iPod® and iPhone®, Google®, KitchenAid®, Toyota®...


Jul 23, 2012, 06:45 ET Canadian Champions in Training: Having Kids in Sports Demands Time, Money and a Plan

WINNIPEG, July 23, 2012 /CNW/ - It's not just about going for the gold. Rather than focusing on creating the next bumper crop of Canada's elite athletes, a majority (75 per cent) of parents with...


Jul 17, 2012, 06:45 ET The stuff of champions: pluck, planning and people

Canada's elite athletes share the winning formula for success WINNIPEG, July 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's high performing athletes say persistence and planning are the basic, but essential drivers of...


Jun 13, 2012, 06:45 ET Canadian Consumer Confidence Rises

WINNIPEG, June 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Consumer confidence is up in Canada in the latest quarter. Today, the index stands at 79.0, compared to 75.3 in February. This represents the second consecutive wave...


Mar 28, 2012, 10:47 ET Canadian Consumer Confidence Rises

WINNIPEG, March 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Consumer confidence is up in Canada to start 2012. Today, the index stands at 75.3, compared to 72.6 in November. In total, 25% of Canadians believe they will be...


Mar 26, 2012, 06:45 ET Canadian 'women of means': a force to be reckoned with

WINNIPEG, March 26, 2012 /CNW/ - A significant majority (86 per cent) of Canadian working women in a married or common law relationship say their income is necessary to maintain the couple's...


Feb 08, 2012, 06:45 ET Trillion Dollar Wealth Transfer - Myth or reality?

Canadians' expectations for inheritance may fall short - especially if those over 60 spend it first WINNIPEG, Feb. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - More than half of Canadians are expecting an inheritance (53 per...


Dec 29, 2010, 06:45 ET Canadian Consumer Confidence Steady for Most of 2010

WINNIPEG, Dec. 29 /CNW/ - The Harris/Decima-Investor's Group Index of Canadian Consumer Confidence held its ground for most of the past year, following an early year upswing. The overall measure was...


Dec 15, 2010, 06:45 ET Canadian Consumer Confidence Steady

OTTAWA, Dec. 15 /CNW/ - The latest Harris/Decima-Investor's Group Index of Consumer Confidence indicates that Canadian consumer confidence has increased very slightly over the past three months....


Sep 03, 2010, 07:00 ET Caution about economy leads to slight dip in consumer confidence

OTTAWA, Sept. 3 /CNW/ - The latest Harris/Decima-Investor's Group Measure of Consumer Confidence reveals: In Canada, the overall measure of consumer confidence decreased slightly in the latest wave...


Jun 10, 2010, 06:45 ET Consumer Confidence Unsettled

TORONTO, June 10 /CNW/ - The latest Harris/Decima-Investors Group Measure of Consumer Confidence reveals: - Short term concern appears to have pushed the overall measure of ...


Mar 04, 2010, 06:45 ET Canadians upbeat on financial future as Consumer Confidence rises

OTTAWA, March 4 /CNW/ - The latest Harris/Decima-Investor's Group Measure of Consumer Confidence reveals: - In Canada, consumer confidence rose and remains ahead of a similar ...


Dec 29, 2009, 06:45 ET Consumer Confidence Sees Strong Growth in 2009

CALGARY, Dec. 29 /CNW/ - The latest Harris/Decima-Investor's Group Measure of Consumer Confidence wraps up the trends of 2009: - In Canada, consumer confidence saw a period of strong...