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Category: Financing (13 posts)

Tips for Improving Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Mortgage

Tips for Improving Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Mortgage

November 1, 2023 | Posted by:

Tips for Improving Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Mortgage For many people, buying a home is a significant milestone in their lives. However, getting approved for a mortgage is ...

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Bank Of Canada Rate Update June 7, 2023

Bank Of Canada Rate Update June 7, 2023

June 7, 2023 | Posted by:

Bank of Canada raises policy rate 25 basis points, continues quantitative tightening The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 4.75%, with the Bank Rate at 5% and the ...

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A Six-Step, Back to Basics Financial Plan for Most Every Canadian

A Six-Step, Back to Basics Financial Plan for Most Every Canadian

November 21, 2022 | Posted by:

It's a tough time to know what the right financial move is at the moment. Interest rates are increasing, while stocks are in bearish territory. It's easy to forget that there are smart things that you ...

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What are credit scores and how are they important?

What are credit scores and how are they important?

September 1, 2021 | Posted by:

A credit score is a number that shows how likely you are to pay or default on credit. It ranges from 300 to 850; the higher the number, the more creditworthy lenders deem you. Your credit history dete ...

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2021 Mortgage Stress Test - Latest Updates

2021 Mortgage Stress Test - Latest Updates

April 21, 2021 | Posted by:

On April 8th, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) announced that it is relaunching its consultation on the minimum qualifying interest rate for uninsured mortgages. Usual ...

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April 21-2021 - Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is sustainably achieved, adjusts quantitative easing program

April 21-2021 - Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is sustainably achieved, adjusts quantitative easing program

April 21, 2021 | Posted by:

Available as: PDF The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent, with the Bank Rate at ½ percent and the deposit rate at ¼ percent. The ...

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April 2021-Bank of Canada Releases Results from Consultations on Inflation and Monetary Policy

April 2021-Bank of Canada Releases Results from Consultations on Inflation and Monetary Policy

April 12, 2021 | Posted by:

The below details are what has been reported by the Bank of Canada Website Over the past two years, we spoke with thousands of Canadians about their views on the economy, inflation and what the Bank ...

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Multi-Family Lending: What You Need To Know About Hard Money Loans

Multi-Family Lending: What You Need To Know About Hard Money Loans

March 9, 2021 | Posted by:

Multi-Family Lending: What You Need To Know About Hard Money Loans Multi-family real estate is one of the most popular investments for both newbie and seasoned investors. Buyers in the past used trad ...

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How Good vs Bad Debt Impacts Your Household

How Good vs Bad Debt Impacts Your Household

January 27, 2021 | Posted by:

In order to understand the difference between good and bad debt, it's important to track your income and expenses and established saving goals for your family. Financial stability allows you to mee ...

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3 Tips on How to Better Your Credit Score

3 Tips on How to Better Your Credit Score

December 9, 2020 | Posted by:

Having a good credit score is of paramount essence as it affects your ability to access loans and borrow money. Your credit score rating influences the amount of mortgage you qualify for. You may ...

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Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

October 1, 2020 | Posted by:

There are a multitude of reasons why a homeowner may be considering refinancing their mortgage. However, before any final decisions are made it is always a good idea to consider carefully whether refi ...

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Strategies to Dig Yourself Out of the Debt Hole

Strategies to Dig Yourself Out of the Debt Hole

September 10, 2020 | Posted by:

Debt. It's something almost everyone will have at some point in their life. But what happens when your debt begins to get the better of you? What options are available? Some simple strategies can he ...

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Why You Need an Emergency Fund And How to Get One

Why You Need an Emergency Fund And How to Get One

September 3, 2020 | Posted by:

Building an emergency fund is something most people know they should do but few actually get around to doing. A recent study found that nearly two-thirds of Americans did not have an emergency fund, a ...

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