Cheap ways to enjoy Canada Day By: Tom Drake June 28, 2016

Canada Day is just around the corner. Are you ready to celebrate with a three-day weekend of food, family, and fun? If you are worried about your budget, the good news is that there is plenty to do for cheap (or even free!) on Canada Day.

Ask an expert: Is mortgage insurance worth it? By: Dominic Licorish June 28, 2016

You’ve crunched the numbers and decided to buy a home. Because you’re a savvy spender, you spent a few minutes online to find a good mortgage rate and get pre-approved. As you finalize your mortgage to buy the house you’ve always wanted, one more question comes up: how can you make sure your mortgage is covered if something happens to you?

Does it ever make sense to rent a home? By: Nelson Smith June 27, 2016

If you talk to a real estate agent, mortgage broker, or approximately 78% of Canada’s mothers (author’s estimate), they all tell you the same thing: you’re nuts to rent a home.

What to know about car insurance when you drive to the States By: Kyle Prevost June 24, 2016

Whether you have fully embraced the Canadian “snowbird lifestyle” and spend months south of the 49th parallel, enjoy the odd weekend shopping trip, or have found yourself driving to the USA to find cheap flights, you need to be aware of what your car insurance policy covers when you cross the international boundary.

3 Main financial perks of owning a home By: Martin Dasko June 22, 2016

 

"Real estate is at the core of almost every business, and it's certainly at the core of most people's wealth. In order to build your wealth and improve your business smarts, you need to know about real estate." Donald Trump

Review: MBNA Platinum Plus® MasterCard® Credit Card By: Miranda Marquit June 21, 2016

If you are looking for a balance transfer card to save you money, the MBNA Platinum Plus® MasterCard® Credit Card might be the right choice for you. A balance transfer credit card can reduce your interest rate so that more of your payment each month goes toward reducing your original debt, instead of paying interest charges.

What you need to know about making a car insurance claim By: Tom Drake June 17, 2016

There’s a good chance that, at some point, you will be involved in a car accident. If this is the case, you will need to file a car insurance claim. After all, the whole reason to purchase insurance is to help you manage your finances in the event that an accident or unexpected event affects your assets.

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