To Buy or to Rent: 10 Things to Consider
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To Buy or to Rent: 10 Things to Consider

If you live in the country’s hottest housing markets and are on the fence about whether to buy a home or to rent, we’re here to help you make your decision! Read on to find out the benefits of each and what lifestyle factors you need to consider for each option. Continue reading »

12 Months to Being Debt Free – August
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12 Months to Being Debt Free – August

If you’ve followed along since January, you’re now eight months into your debt free journey! But high interest could be holding you back from erasing all your debt before the curtain closes on 2016. Read on to find out what you can do to lower your interest payments and speed up your repayment timeline. Continue reading »

Meridian to Go Digital, seeks Expansion in Process to Become Federal Bank
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Meridian to Go Digital, seeks Expansion in Process to Become Federal Bank

In a move that will further alter the banking landscape in Canada, Meridian credit union is looking to join the big five in becoming a federally chartered bank by 2018. However, all of its services will be based online rather than in brick-and-mortar locations. Continue reading »

How Interest Rate Changes Affect Your Variable Rate Mortgage
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How Interest Rate Changes Affect Your Variable Rate Mortgage

Fixed rate mortgages are pretty straightforward, but a variable rate mortgage depends on the Bank of Canada’s overnight lending rate. So what happens if that rate should change? Read on to find out! Continue reading »

Review: Scotiabank SCENE VISA® Card
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Review: Scotiabank SCENE VISA® Card

Are you a cinephile looking for every possible opportunity to spend more time in front of the big screen? Enter the Scotiabank SCENE VISA®, which rewards film lovers with – what else? Free movies! Read on to find out if it’s a good card to add to your wallet. Continue reading »

The Battle for High Priced Homes Continues in Toronto and Vancouver
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The Battle for High Priced Homes Continues in Toronto and Vancouver

The challenges continue for prospective homebuyers in Toronto and Vancouver, with skyrocketing prices, a dwindling supply in detached homes and no overnight rate hike in sight. Read on for the latest messages and advice from experts to find out what’s best for you. Continue reading »

The Best Credit Cards for First-Year University and College Students
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The Best Credit Cards for First-Year University and College Students

It’s almost time to head back to school! If you’re starting university or college, this is an exciting time filled with a lot of firsts – including your first credit card. But what should you be looking for in that piece of plastic? Read on to find out! Continue reading »