Should I Pay Off My Taxes With An Affordable Loan?
Spoiler alert: failing to pay your taxes can cause a whole lot of problems for you. The interest the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) charges is just the beginning! There are many scenarios that could have led to not being able… Read More
3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Always Choose The Mortgage With The Lowest Interest Rate
Finding a mortgage is about a lot more than just finding the lowest interest rate mortgage. If you were buying a new car, would you buy the lowest priced car on the lot? I hope not. If you did, you… Read More
A Step-By-Step Guide To Convince Someone You Love To Check Their Credit Score
Happy Valentine’s, Palentine’s, and/or Galentine’s Day! Whatever you’re celebrating, we hope you get to spend some time with the people you care about the most. What better way to show that you care than by helping someone else improve their… Read More
Should I Consider A Personal Loan To Maximize My RRSP Contribution?
We are now well into RRSP season, with the deadline of March 1st right around the corner! This means you have until then to contribute to your RRSP and have it applied to your 2018 tax return. If you haven’t… Read More
How Much Do I Really Need to Retire?
Research proves time and time again just how stressful financial worry can be for Canadians. For many people, the thought of retirement is what causes the majority of the concern for their financial future. A Canadian robo-advisor, Nest Wealth, surveyed… Read More
February 6, 2019Blog
6 Ways To Show Yourself (And Your Personal Finances) Some Love
Self-love and appreciation: they are on all our lists but they rarely get ticked off. We get caught up in a state of busyness, demanding careers, taking care of kids or ailing parents and end up putting ourselves last. If we’re lucky,… Read More
How To Improve Your Credit Score On A Limited Income
If you’re having a hard time making ends meet, it’s likely your budget and bank account are getting walloped. But there’s something else that might be taking a big hit — your credit. If this sounds like you, then you… Read More
The Bank Of Canada Kicks off January With A Rate Hold
Guest-written by: Penelope Graham, Zoocasa. Good news for variable-rate mortgage and line-of-credit borrowers: your payments won’t be changing in the near term, as the Bank of Canada opted to leave its trend-setting interest rate alone in its first rate announcement… Read More