Canadians fall short of goals by average of $45,000

By Staff | November 7, 2014 | Last updated on November 7, 2014
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Two thirds of Canadians are unable to reach their financial goals as quickly as they planned, finds a survey by Capital One and Credit Canada Debt Solutions.

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On average, Canadians are $45,000 away from their monetary goals. However, the average in Western Canada is $79,000, almost double the amount faced by Canadians in other regions ($40,000 in Eastern Canada, and $31,000 in Ontario and Quebec).

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