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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 […]
While carrying out renovations on your home can be a daunting task, finding the money to finance it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of financing options available to help with your home renovation. The right one for you will depend on how much you need to borrow and how quickly you want to […]
With the end of summer comes the mass return of students to campuses and classrooms. And while the reputation of the “poor student” is well known, that doesn’t mean you have to be one. Whether you’re looking for deals to cut costs, saving up your hard-earned summer wages, or looking to make some extra spending […]
With interest rates on the rise, people are increasingly looking for the cheapest ways to borrow money. Credit cards are often one of the first options people consider because of their flexibility and ease of use. Loans and lines of credit are also common ways to access funds. So which option is best? Bianca […]
Are you new to investing? Or are you a seasoned investing professional? Either way, you’re sure to feel a range of emotions — and you’re not alone. Learn what to expect when investing and how to keep focused on the long-term gains. Along with the incredible excitement of growing our personal wealth, three key emotions […]
There is a school of thought that some students shouldn’t get credit cards or that they aren’t ready to handle that responsibility. The truth is that credit cards can be an important part of increasing a student’s financial knowledge, credit skills and providing some personal finance flexibility. But this is a real-world training ground, so […]
Why do many of us find it so difficult to save? Shockingly, a recent survey revealed that almost half of all Canadians only have one month or less of emergency savings. Worse, the results showed that 26 per cent of us have nothing saved at all for emergency situations. And when it comes to retirement, […]