Tag: richer

You can be a renter and still grow richer. Here’s how

The home-ownership lobby is strong. “Why throw your money away paying rent?” “You’re only making your landlord wealthy.” So say friends, family and advisers … and yes, owning has some financial advantages in the long term, but, it’s OK not to own a home. If you’re looking longingly at this crazy expensive real-estate market we…

COVID-19 is making the rich richer. It’s time for tax justice

The coronavirus crisis caught the world at an extreme point of inequality. According to a report published in January by Oxfam, a non-profit focused on global poverty and women’s rights, the world’s richest 1 per cent had more than twice as much wealth as 6.9 billion people. “In Canada, the top one per cent own…