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 […]
In 1943, the Second World War had a firm grip on the economic realities for much of the world — Manitoba included. Everyday people were struggling to pay their bills, banks were ignoring their pleas, and in an attempt to say afloat, many Manitobans fell victim to incredibly high interest rates of payday lenders. As […]
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 […]