Ottawa wants to help millennials to buy homes, RBC says there is no ‘magic bullet’

Ottawa wants to help millennials to buy homes, RBC says there is no ‘magic...

With the release of the federal budget pending, there is no “magic bullet” to solve the millennial housing crisis, Royal Bank of Canada is warning Ottawa. The government is set to release its pre-election budget on March 19 and Finance Minister Bill Morneau has suggested that the budget would include measures to help millennials break…
Millennials account for highest RRSP contribution, according to BMO study

Millennials account for highest RRSP contribution, according to BMO study

A recent report shows that millennials are leading the pack when it comes to investing in their retirement. According to an annual BMO study, millennials’ contributions to their RRSPs has jumped by 87 per cent since 2016. Millennials accounted for the highest percentage increase compared to baby boomers, who saw a 30 per cent increase…
Millennials Aren’t ‘Killing’ Industries, We’re Just Broke, Study Finds

Millennials Aren’t ‘Killing’ Industries, We’re Just Broke, Study Finds

Just some stock image millennials trying to make ends meet. Photo via Getty For years, the personal habits of millennials have been pored over as if the generation now between 21 and 35 years old had descended from outer space. Millennials have been accused of "killing" everything from malls to threesomes to golf to home…
If your pilot has this accent, you will trust them more

If your pilot has this accent, you will trust them more

If you’re anything like me (which hopefully you are not) then flying is not a joyous thing so if there that can provide even the slightest amount of comfort is welcomed. And apparently, a lot of that comfort can come from how the pilot sounds. A new survey of 4,207 U.S. travelers conducted by Jetcost found…
1 in 15 Americans over 40 smell odors that aren’t really there

1 in 15 Americans over 40 smell odors that aren’t really there

Do you smell what I smell? While some coworkers are going about their day, your nose may be telling you that something in the office is on fire. The good news is that you are not alone in smelling this. Phantom smells may actually be more common than we think. In JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,…
Psychologists say ‘dark’ personality traits share this common thing

Psychologists say ‘dark’ personality traits share this common thing

Selfish coworkers, narcissistic bosses, entitled clients — as you progress in your career, you will, unfortunately, encounter all the many sides of bad people to work with, but a new study in Psychological Review argues that these “dark” personality traits share one common core. Prioritizing personal gain is ‘D-factor’ If you want to avoid one of…
Women and men are both bad at multitasking

Women and men are both bad at multitasking

There is a persistent stereotype that women are naturally better at juggling tasks than men. If you Google it, you will be directed to articles on how women are better at multitasking computer tests and doing multiple tasks on a treadmill. But it turns out, none of us are good at multitasking, a new study…
Survey: 13% of recent hires say their job search took longer than six months

Survey: 13% of recent hires say their job search took longer than six months

How long has looking for a job taken you? Recent data from Clutch shows that 13% of full-time employees say their job search took longer than six months. The company also reports that “only 41% of workers seeking technical roles apply to 5 or fewer jobs, signaling tougher competition for companies,” and that “only 1% of recent…
Why walking after dinner is good for you

Why walking after dinner is good for you

This week, I ate a three-course dinner that put me into a carb-induced stupor. The bowl of noodles was delicious, but when I got up from our table, I immediately wanted to take a nap. But instead of following my first impulse to sit down and take a car home, I walked the long way…
Where to get free coffee this Saturday AKA National Coffee Day

Where to get free coffee this Saturday AKA National Coffee Day

Did you know this Saturday, Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day? Probably not because in some ways every day is National Coffee Day considering the way Americans consume it.  The number of Americans drinking a daily cup of coffee is at the highest level since 2012 with 64% of Americans age 18 or over saying they had…

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