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Tax Concerns for the Self-Employed Individual

Tax Concerns for the Self-Employed Individual

The employment landscape is changing in Canada, as well as in the rest of the world. While being self-employed used to be fairly rare, now, nearly 3 million people in Canada work for themselves. There are also reports that say… Read More


What to do When You Over Contribute to Your RRSP

What to do When You Over Contribute to Your RRSP

An RRSP is a wonderful tool to help you save more money for retirement. However, there are some rules when it comes to contributing to an RRSP that if not followed, you can find yourself in some trouble. But, before you go into… Read More


What is a Cash Back Mortgage?

What is a Cash Back Mortgage?

Let’s face it – buying a home is an incredibly costly financial endeavour and will likely be the most expensive investment you will ever make in your life. But while the home itself is the most expensive part of the… Read More


Are Rural Mortgages More Affordable?

Are Rural Mortgages More Affordable?

If you’re looking to buy real estate, odds are you’ll need to take out a mortgage to finance such a large purchase, unless you’ve got the funds to make an all-cash deal. That said, there isn’t just one type of mortgage out there. Read More


10 Things to Know When Buying a Used Car

10 Things to Know When Buying a Used Car

Buying a car is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make in your life. While some people elect to buy new, it can often be a much better financial decision to buy a used car instead. Many used cars are still solid vehicles that you can… Read More


The Foreclosure Process in Canada

The Foreclosure Process in Canada

Foreclosure is a scary word. It’s a highly unpleasant process that involves a homeowner potentially losing possession of their home as a result of failing to keep up with their regular mortgage payments. Unfortunately, many Canadians find themselves in foreclosure every year, or… Read More


How to Use a Short-Term Loan to Tackle Any Expense

How to Use a Short-Term Loan to Tackle Any Expense

Unfortunately, life isn’t always easy and it’s difficult to predict what’s going to happen to us down the road. Most of us have a basic idea of where we’ll be in the years to come, but the fact is, anything can happen. Some expenses are just too large… Read More


Should I Work With a Bank or a Broker For My Mortgage?

Should I Work With a Bank or a Broker For My Mortgage?

Purchasing a home is likely the largest financial decision you will ever make so it’s important to consider your options carefully. And just like with any major decision in your life, financial or otherwise, there are many options to choose from. Working directly with a bank or going… Read More


Financing Your Home Renovation to Care for Aging Parents

Financing Your Home Renovation to Care for Aging Parents

In 2015, Canadians reached a milestone where adults over age 65 now outnumber children under 15. With seniors being over 16% of the population and continuing to increase, many Canadians are finding themselves in the middle stages of life, with children at home and parents who also need… Read More


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