Don’t pay another cent in rent to your landlord before you read this FREE special report Image

Don’t pay another cent in rent to your landlord before you read this FREE special report

If you’re like most renters, you feel trapped within the walls of a house or apartment that doesn’t feel like yours. How could it when you’re not even permitted to bang in a nail or two without a hassle.

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Why you should pay attention to condo fees when buying a new condo Image

Why you should pay attention to condo fees when buying a new condo

Every month, you have to pay condo fees, and they can eat up a significant amount of your budget, so it’s important to pay attention before falling in love with your dream condo unit.

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How treating your household financials like a business can save you money Image

How treating your household financials like a business can save you money

In an effort to make your household financials more manageable, let’s take a look at how a business manages its finances.

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What is a home equity line of credit and how does it work? Image

What is a home equity line of credit and how does it work?

If you currently own a home, you should look into a home equity line of credit. There are a number of reasons why it would make sense for you to take advantage of this product that most major lenders offer.

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RRSP or TFSA: Which is the better way to save for your new home? Image

RRSP or TFSA: Which is the better way to save for your new home?

So, you’re saving for your first home. Odds are your current savings account isn’t quite cutting it as far as growth goes, so what should you do?

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Things to consider in addition to closing costs

Last year, we provided a pretty thorough breakdown of what closing costs consist of when buying a new home in the Greater Toronto Area. Many buyers are unaware of what fees are due upon closing, and guess what? There’s more.

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5 reasons homeowners need an emergency fund

You cut corners and scrimped for years to come up with that down payment – but your saving days are far from over once you’ve achieved homeownership. In fact, you’ll need to take your commitment to socking cash away to a whole other level.

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Now’s the time to start saving for your new home

Some people are on vacation, some are staying home and trying to save money. Typically, the housing market heats up in the spring and slows down in the summer. It was the opposite this year, which inspired us to focus on money saving tips!

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A surprising amount of couples aren’t talking about money and debt issues Image

A surprising amount of couples aren’t talking about money and debt issues

Manulife Bank of Canada recently commissioned Ipsos to conduct a survey about financial issues at home and confiding in a significant other. The results are shocking and unsurprising at the same time.  

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It will soon be easier for self-employed Canadians to qualify for a mortgage Image

It will soon be easier for self-employed Canadians to qualify for a mortgage

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is making it easier for self-employed Canadians to apply and qualify for mortgages.

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