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When your mortgage term is close to expiration and the principal is still not paid off, you must renew the mortgage. You can either renew it with your current lender or move it to a different one. What happens if you don’t renew your mortgage with your lender?   Read More

In today’s housing market, rising home prices and mortgage rates make home ownership prohibitive to many people. But the performance of government bonds could bring some good news to those carrying a mortgage.   Read More

A method designed to help keep Canadian homeowners on the right track financially with their mortgages may actually be doing more harm than good.   Read More

We’ve all seen the ads on television, in print and on the Internet promoting various apps or services that display your credit score and dispense advice about it. But how exactly do you get a good credit score in Canada, and once you do, how can you maintain it?   Read More

Picture this: you’re gearing up to buy a new home and you’re going through a checklist of things you have to do. Several questions are swirling around in your mind, and chief among them are “What’s the difference between a fixed-rate and a variable-rate mortgage?” and “Which is the right one for me?”   Read More

When looking for a mortgage, loan, or even a new place to live, your credit rating is often taken into account. If your credit rating is good, you’ll most likely be approved without incident. But what happens if your credit rating is bad?   Read More

To say that credit cards make certain things in cardholders’ lives easier would certainly not be an understatement. If you regularly make purchases with your credit card, you might also be aware of extended warranties on certain products. Many credit card issuers provide extended warranty protection for items that are sold with a warranty directly from the manufacturer.   Read More

We’ve all seen the television commercials or print ads for major credit card providers featuring a frustrated client cutting their card in half with a large pair of scissors. Now, if only cancelling a credit card were that easy…   Read More

It has become increasingly difficult for would-be homebuyers to purchase their first home in certain markets, most notably in Toronto and Vancouver, the country’s most expensive cities. But a new rebate program seeks to provide prospective homeowners with some much-needed relief.   Read More

When you’re ready to begin the journey of home ownership, following these steps will help ease you into the process of buying a house in Ontario.   Read More

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