Canadians carry an average of $28,000 in non-mortgage debt. (Yes, that’s a crushing number.) And the last thing ambitious young professionals need as an obstacle to achieving their dreams is a lack of cash. The solution: peer-to-peer lending. Enter Grouplend,...
It wasn’t a happy hump day for the richest man in China yesterday. In just half an hour, Li Hejun found himself $14 billion poorer thanks to an end-of-the-day crash yesterday. Apparently, shady business practices could be to blame
If you're looking for the cheapest lifestyle overall, moving to India would be a wise choice. But if you're after the most affordable city to buy an iPhone, office space, or go to the gym, this is where you'll want to be
If your personal income tax rates are getting you down, you may want to consider relocating to the Yukon. Last week, the territory announced it would cut income tax rates after a record-setting budget surplus
Tuition costs can make a major dent in anyone’s bank account. Student loans can take a decade to pay off – perhaps longer if you go to an American university. Which is why it’s pretty big news that Stanford just announced it would pay tuition costs for families who earn less than $125,000
Go ahead; splurge on that weekend away at a summer music festival. Science now provides solid logic on why we should spend our precious paycheques on experiences rather than on things. In the end, it’s the experiences – not the material possessions – that make us happier
One of the most important players in the tech world has just publicly pledged to give away his massive fortune to philanthropic causes. And he's just the latest in a long line of the world's wealthiest to commit to doing so
New York City is used as a benchmark for many discussions of what constitutes world-class – everything from art to music, recreation, nightlight, food, and culture. But what about economically? There's of course a ranking for that as well