After you pass away, you want your final wishes to be honoured. How do you make sure that happens once you’re no longer around?
Loans and lines of credit are both ways of borrowing money, but there are key differences that affect how much you can borrow and the interest you’ll pay.
The process can seem overwhelming at first, but once you break it down step-by-step, it’s easier than you might think!
Not sure how big of a mortgage you can afford? A pre-approval tells you exactly that - it takes the guesswork out of house hunting and budgeting.
The workplace has changed, and that means our security practices need to change, too.
Every month, Cambrian shares the Monthly Economic Commentary provided by our partners at Aviso Wealth Inc. If you're looking for advice or have questions about the Monthly Economic Commentary, advisors are here to answer your questions.
Imagine: At the end of the month, knowing how you spent or saved every dollar you earned. Now that’s an efficient budget.
Retirement planning is one of those things you tell yourself you’ll get around to…one day. What if you made today that day?
Trying to decide whether to buy a condo or a house? There’s no easy answer; it all depends on your lifestyle, your budget, and your preferences.
These days, you need to do more than prepare a will for your passing. You also need to consider how you'll protect your online data after you’re no longer around.
How can you tell if you’re spending too much or saving enough? The 50/30/20 rule makes budgeting more approachable.
Whether you’re buying your first home or your next home, you’re probably wondering: What’s the best way to pay off your mortgage quickly?
Through RI, you can ensure that the companies you’re investing in are governed ethically and conscientious of their carbon footprint.
Is it time to make a withdrawal from your RESP? How will the funds be taxed? In this guide, we’ve made RESPs simple!
Does checking your credit report lower your credit score? Should you have multiple credit cards? We’re clearing up credit card facts from fiction!
Financial abuse is the most common form of elder abuse. As a financial institution, it’s part of our responsibility to protect our members from fraud.
Saving money can be easier than you think—and TFSAs are an excellent tool to help you do it. We’re showing you how to get the most out of your TFSA.
Do you feel a pit in your stomach whenever your investment portfolio takes a dive? Your gut instinct might be to pull out your money, but here’s why you should think twice.
Place of Pride is a new affordable housing complex and community hub that’s currently under development. It will be a safe place for older adults to live as their authentic selves.
Each payment method can be beneficial in different circumstances.
Cultural diversity makes a workplace stronger; it brings together people who have a variety of different life experiences, skill sets, and perspectives.
With a better understanding of financial literacy, you can reduce your stress, grow your savings, and lower your debt load.
As the saying goes, time in the market is better than timing the market. Start investing today, and you’re one step closer to achieving your financial goals.
You’ve budgeted for closing costs and property taxes. But before you buy a home, you may need to cover another expense: Mortgage default insurance.
By understanding how your emotions affect your finances, you can better prepare yourself for the ups and downs you may experience as an investor.
A loan can help you buy a car, manage high-interest debt, or fund a home renovation. We’re covering everything you need to know before applying.
The start of a new school year is always exciting. How can you prepare your finances for your first semester?
You know that as a homeowner, you’ll need to budget for mortgage payments. But what about the other monthly fees you'll face?
March is Fraud Awareness Month, and here at Cambrian, we’re taking this opportunity to help you keep your bank account safe.
It’s worth taking a second look at your financial institution—it could save you time and money.
Here’s how you can help your partner save for retirement with a spousal RRSP.
Should you take out a personal loan or a line of credit? To help you answer that, we’re clearing up the differences between them.
Starting in February 2023, Cambrian Credit Union will start sending emails to our members from our new email domain: @msg.cambrian.mb.ca*.
Trying to choose between a TFSA or RRSP? The right savings plan for you depends on your financial goals.
GICs allow you to to earn interest without worrying about the ups and downs of the stock market. But are they right for you?
Once you pass a mortgage stress test, you can feel confident knowing that if interest rates increase, you’ll still be able to make your mortgage payments.
Compound interest allows you to grow your savings exponentially. We’re showing you how your money can multiply year after year.
How can you stay safe online when cybercrime is on the rise? We’re sharing the latest data on cybercrime trends, along with tips for how to protect yourself.
As the RRSP contribution deadline approaches, we’re sharing investment advice from Trenton Mochnacz, a Senior Financial Advisor at Cambrian Credit Union and Credential Securities.
Having trouble sticking to your New Year’s resolutions? In this blog, we’re helping you make your financial goals a reality in 2023.
In this busiest retail season of the year, we encourage you to skip online shopping and the hassles of shipping, and encourage you to visit your local stores for those on your holiday list.
Looking for a home inspector in Winnipeg? Learn what makes a good inspector, how to interview your inspector and what exactly a home inspection looks for.
“Where should I live?” Every home buyer has asked themselves this question when purchasing a home. We answer this question and break down the best neighbourhoods in Winnipeg and Selkirk to save you time and simplify your home buying process.
Owning a cottage is a great way to enjoy a summer getaway. Do you know what to consider when buying a cottage?
Learn how to win a bidding war and increase your chances of securing the home of your dreams.
Are you buying your first home? Find out if you qualify for first-time homebuyer's credits and benefits to save money on your home purchase.
Personal information safety is a hot topic in our digital era. We gathered 6 top tips to help keep your information safe and reduce the possibility of identity theft.
Whether you are investing for retirement or for other financial goals, it’s important to know what kind of investor you are. Here are three questions you need to answer to determine what kind of investor you are.
Every 90 seconds, United Way helps someone you know through a Winnipeg program or service. Find out how you can help fellow Winnipeggers through the United Way.
Have you checked your credit rating recently and wondered what the numbers mean? A good rating can make life easier. Find out how to get your credit rating from just okay to great with these 5 tips.
Did you know that Credit Unions are owned and controlled by the members they serve and regularly give back to the community through donations and volunteerism? Learn more about how credit unions impact your community in this article.
Here are some RRSP basics that should give you an excellent start to understanding RRSPs and why RRSP contributions can be such an essential and powerful savings tool.
Let’s review what it takes to bring down your debt. We’ve got tips to help you navigate to financial freedom.
We’ve got a list of best practices to keep you and your accounts safe while you travel. Both new and experienced travellers can find these tips helpful. So take a read before you book your next adventure.
You don’t have to sacrifice making an impact to make a profit. With Responsible Investing, you can make an impact and a profit. Learn how an advisor at Cambrian can help you achieve your financial goals.
Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be stressful. Use these tips to help!
Are you interested in saving money by investing? Read this article to help you understand mutual funds. Mutual funds could be the tool that helps you achieve your retirement goals.
More people are shopping online than ever before. Do you know how to safely shop online while significantly reducing the chances of being scammed? Follow these 7 tips and never have to worry about your safety while shopping online again.
Nothing’s better for your budget than free. So we have compiled some of our favourite free activities with you! These activities range from weather-friendly outdoor fun to indoor activities the whole family can enjoy.
Your personal information has been compromised, now what? Follow these steps for damage control and tips to avoid identity theft and financial complications in the future.
An advisor can help you achieve your financial goals. Here is what to expect when you speak to a Cambrian Advisor.
Co-ops, financial and otherwise, help improve our communities and are guided by concern for the community.
This year, the theme for Financial Literacy Month is Make Change that Counts
Receiving your first paycheque is exciting until you notice the pay is less than expected! Find out where your money is going and understand what all the deductions are for.
Learn how you can borrow to help you save money! This technique isn’t for everyone so meet with a Cambrian Advisor to decide what works best for you.
While saving for retirement at an early age comes with many benefits, living comfortably in retirement is still very much in reach for late starters. Here is how a Cambrian Advisor can help you plan for retirement, whether you’re just starting or are closer to your goals.
Inclusion Selkirk is a non-profit organization serving Selkirk and the Interlake area. They are committed to building an inclusive community so people with intellectual disabilities can lead full, productive lives.
While the holiday season is a great time to celebrate with family and friends, it can also be an expensive season. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be that way. Learn how to enjoy the holidays without breaking the bank.
Thinking of going on a trip? Don’t forget to include these expenses in your budget. Use our 5 tips to save money, and make the most of your trip, without breaking the bank.
Paying off multiple debts isn’t as scary as it sounds. Let’s start thinking about payment strategies so you can figure out what works for you.
Helping you get the most out of your credit card and avoid the stress of being in debt. Minimum payments seem inviting but could be doing you more harm in the long-run.
Learn how consolidating your debt can help you reach your financial goals.
Whether you’re a first time home buyer, looking to switch, or renewing your mortgage, you will be faced with the decision of choosing between a fixed rate mortgage or a variable rate mortgage.