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CBC News: Employees at Canada's 5 big banks speak out about pressure to dupe customers

Posted by Jackelyn Ford on Friday, March 17, 2017,
Erica Johnson | March 15, 2017

'We are all doing it': Employees at Canada's 5 big banks speak out about pressure to dupe customers
Calls for parliamentary inquiry following Go Public investigation

Employees from all five of Canada's big banks have flooded Go Public with stories of how they feel pressured to upsell, trick and even lie to customers to meet unrealistic sales targets and keep their jobs.

The delu...

Continue reading ... Shacking up is hard to do (common law can cost you)

Posted by Jackelyn Ford on Tuesday, May 28, 2013,

Golden Girl Finance | May 5th, 2010

That song had it right...breaking up is hard to do. But it’s infinitely harder when you add ‘shacking up’ to the equation. Suddenly, though you were too cautious to take the marriage leap (and for good reason if you’re now in break-up mode), you may still have to take on the woes and financial costs of a divorce. And while this can be a good thing in divvying up assets if you were in a very long...

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CBC: Top court says divorce payment void after bankruptcy

Posted by Jackelyn Ford on Sunday, September 18, 2011,
The Canadian Press  Posted: Jul 14, 2011 6:36 AM ET

The Supreme Court of Canada has left open a legal loophole that could see spouses get out of paying divorce settlements with a strategic claim of bankruptcy. 

But the top court says Parliament needs to act to close the gap.

In a unanimous decision, the court upheld defining equalization payments as debts, meaning they are wiped off a person's slate on a d...

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Jackelyn Ford These articles have been chosen because they provide a macro view of the financial world. This wide scope of articles can then be applied to aid your own personal financial situation. E.O.E.