Tag: RBC Financial

MYFB — Ep. 9: Preparing for the Day Interest Rates Rise

In an era of low interest rates, it’s easy to become complacent about the cost of borrowing money, but the day will come when rates rise again. How would your farm handle a one percent increase in rates? What about a three percent rise? Or five percent? Those levels would still be well within the… Read more »

Canadian Economy Riding on U.S. Growth — Paul Ferley’s Economic Outlook for 2015

The recovery of the U.S. economy remains critical to Canada’s economic health, says an economist with RBC Financial. “We have growth and a strengthening economy in Canada as a result from strengthening in exports, but a lot of that is riding on the pick-up in growth in the U.S. and facilitated further by a little… Read more »

Advancing Women in Agriculture: The Importance of Financial Literacy

To some, “accepting risk” is an excuse to not fully understand personal finance, and it’s no wonder, with an abundance of numbers, statistics and graphs, economics can seem daunting to some or overly dull to others. And for women, as Gwen Paddock, national manager of agriculture and agribusiness for RBC Royal Bank, points out, the challenge may… Read more »