New Mortgage Rules for First Time Homebuyers in Canada

Nov 21 2016 - Loans

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So you might be ready to take the plunge or you’re thinking about buying your own house one day. You’ve developed good spending and saving habits. You’ve paid your bills on time and handled your credit wisely to build up a good credit rating. You’ve saved a decent down payment and have even been pre-approved so you have an idea of what you can afford.

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Knowledge is Power – Financial Literacy Month 2016

Nov 7 2016 - Your rights

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November is Financial Literacy Month and here’s why you should take notice. Making the right choices now can you put on the right path to financial success and save you a lot of grief. Try and get a head start, learn how to manage your debt and make smart decisions when it comes to your money and how you spend it. It’s never too late to learn- arm yourself with the knowledge you need to take control of your finances.

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5 Ways to Get Your Credit Card Paid!

Jun 27 2016 - Credit, Loans

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Ask Siri!

It’s surprising how helpful a reminder can be from time to time. Ask Siri to remind you a few days before your payment is due. This way you can organize your finances so that you’re prepared to make the payment. It also allows you the opportunity to make  any adjustments to your spending if your balance is a little higher than you expected,

Don’t have Siri? No problem! Setting an alarm that goes off 3 days before my payment is due works like a charm! I also add it to my calendar for an extra reminder.

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