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Don’t fall victim to these 5 types of fraud

Don’t fall victim to these 5 types of fraud

Unfortunately, fraud and scams are still an ongoing risk in our day-to-day lives. Whether the bad guys are stealing passwords, creating fake profiles or posing as potential employers, these fraudsters have one goal in mind — to separate you from your money. Fortunately, there are ways to spot the risks and minimize the risk of […]

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10 steps to buying your first home

10 steps to buying your first home

Buying a new home can be an exciting time. After all, you can finally move into a place you can call your own — whether you’re leaving that long-term rental property, an apartment, or your family’s home. Although there are plenty of potential pitfalls for first-time homebuyers, you can avoid many of the issues with […]

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Mortgage do's and don'ts

Mortgage Do’s and Don’ts

Most people are unaware of the potential roadblocks they could come up against when applying for a mortgage — until it’s too late. This list of mortgage do’s and don’ts are designed to save you from mortgage application headaches.   Check your credit score in advance Your credit score is an essential ingredient in the […]

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Forecasting the future: What’s in store for the housing market in 2019?

2019 housing predictions: Will these impact my mortgage, purchase, sale or renovation?

Buying & selling: With so many industry experts expecting changes to 2019 mortgage rates and home prices, how will that impact the average Canadian homebuyer and seller? Predictions are never a sure thing, but industry forecasts and expert opinions can go a long way to help you plan and manage your wealth strategy. That includes […]

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6 memorable gift ideas (that won't break your budget)

6 memorable gift ideas (that won’t break your budget)

These alternative gifts can make a special occasion even more memorable, especially when you don’t need to dip far into your savings. The pressure of finding the perfect gift for a friend, family member or co-worker can be overwhelming. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, retirement or holiday, we all want to see people’s face light […]

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What is Responsible Investing and how can I get started?

What is Responsible Investing and how can I get started?

Every day we make choices about our purchases and consumption. It’s clearer than ever that our personal decisions and our impact on the world around us are linked. We read stories about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, we decide to use reusable shopping bags and we avoid buying products with excessive packaging. We think about […]

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