If you own your house, you know you must have home insurance. Driving a car is extremely risky without auto insurance. Insurance is one area of our lives that many of us live with while we are not fully clear about what we are paying for. Having paid insurance allows… Read More
What is a secured credit card? A secured credit card in many ways works just like a standard credit card provided to you by a bank or lender with one major difference: the secured credit card is only provided in return for a monetary deposit used as collateral. For this… Read More
What will it take to have your mortgage application approved? If you ask someone this question, they will probably talk about requirements such as income, credit history, and having money for a down payment. Obviously, these are the most important things which influence the decision. But there’s something else you… Read More
The domestic property market has seen a significant slump in the last 5 years and mortgage rates are at lows that we haven’t experienced for over 3 decades. 5 year fixed rate mortgages have steadily fallen below 6% with most Canadian providers and both short and long term mortgage rates… Read More
Sooner or later most families have to move houses. It might be an upgrade to a bigger house, to move closer to family or a natural progression after a death or divorce in the family. Whatever the reason, moving house is a big deal to kids. How big it is… Read More
As 2012 settles in, Forex investors turn their attention to predictions on the way in which the loonie, i.e. the Canadian dollar, will fare against the greenback, or the American dollar. This currency pairing is one on which many players on the Canadian financial market place their odds. The Forex… Read More
Property investment is a developmental, cumulative form of investment. Capital is accumulated, and the best use for that capital is to create more capital. Typically, a preferred option is to acquire more properties. This involves creating a property portfolio management system and some very good accounting practices. People tend to… Read More
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