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By: Daniel Rattanamahattana on September 24, 2012

Over the course of the past few years, the Canadian housing market has experienced a boom. With more people buying homes, prices have shoot through the roof. While it seems as though there are very few inexpensive areas for real estate at the moment, that is not the case.

By: Cliff Ritter on September 24, 2012

The voice of the little guy is often drowned out by the big raging bully in the room. Size and strength in some cases, unfortunately do matter especially when it comes to regulation in an industry.

By: Cliff Ritter on September 24, 2012

It’s been said that when borrowing money or applying for credit, there is a mutual level of trust that should exist between the provider and the borrower; a trust that is built around the terms of the borrowing agreement being upheld. To ensure this trust will be upheld in the aftermath of the credit crisis, a new watchdog in the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will now be supervising the 30 largest credit firms in the country which potential means this regulation could translate into the Canadian market.

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By: Daniel Rattanamahattana on September 22, 2012

After the latest Bank of Canada update to the country, Mark Carney made it clear that the rise in interest rates would be tied to the rise in inflation. His talk was that as Canada is beginning to return to full economic output in the aftermath of the recession that inflation will begin to raise prices and in turn, he will be forced to raise interest rates to help prop up the economy. But the latest numbers for inflation show that full output capacity may not be as full as Carney wants.