S&P/TSX composite ends down 1.2 per cent, U.S. stock markets also end lower

In this Jan. 3, 2020 file photo, the Wall St. street sign is framed by American flags flying outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Stocks dropped 10% in early trading Monday, March 16, on Wall Street as huge swaths of the economy come closer to shutting down, from airlines to restaurants. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) In this Jan. 3, 2020 file photo, the Wall St. street sign is framed by American flags flying outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Stocks dropped 10% in early trading Monday, March 16, on Wall Street as huge swaths of the economy come closer to shutting down, from airlines to restaurants. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

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opinion | What you need to know about contributing to your TFSA this year

The federal government's latest TFSA contribution limit increase took effect as of January 1, 2023. Personal finance contributor Christopher Liew outlines how the government’s most recent TFSA contribution limit increase affects you and how to make the most of it.

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opinion | What is the CERB advance payment?

In early 2020, 25.1 per cent of Canadians received $2,000 from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, according to Statistics Canada. In his latest column on CTVNews.ca, personal finance contributor Christopher Liew explains how repayment works.