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 […]
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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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 […]
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 […]
During RRSP season, people often ask, “Should I invest in an RRSP or a TFSA?” While both of these types of accounts allow your investments to grow tax-free, they each have different rules. Let’s take a closer look at each one to help you decide which might be best for you. What is an […]
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 […]
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 […]