Rubina
Rubina Ahmed-Haq is a financial journalist and personal finance expert with more than 15 years of experience. Her career spans three continents with appearances on TV, radio, print and online. She blogs weekly at RateSupermarket.ca. The last four seasons she has been the resident finance expert on CBC's The Steven and Chris show and is a regular contributor on CBC Radio. She is also the Finance Editor for HOMES Publishing. You can read her columns in CondoLife and Active Life. She runs the website www.AlwaysSaveMoney.ca. Rubina has worked with well-recognized brands as a spokesperson, including President's Choice Financial, Air Transat Holidays and AIRMILES Cash, promoting personal finance ideas that she’s passionate about. She has also contributed on personal finance matters at The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, National Post, CTV Newschannel, Mississauga Life Magazine, Masalamomma.ca, OurKidsMedia, CAA Magazine, South Asian Focus TV, ANOKHI Magazine, Bridal Fantasy Magazine, Canadian Running Magazine, FRESH JUICE magazine and NEWSTALK 1010. As a business reporter she has worked for CP24 from the Toronto Stock Exchange and reported for BNN. Rubina has a degree from York University, a post-graduate Journalism diploma from Humber College and holds the CSC designation.

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Contribute to Your RRSP… Now
Economic News / Growing Your Money / Lifestyle / Loans / Personal Finance / RSM News / Saving For Retirement / Savings / Savings 101 / Savings News / Your Budget

3 Reasons Why You Need to Contribute to Your RRSP… Now

Why is everyone always rushing to contribute to RRSP this time of year? Does it makes financial sense for you to make a contribution before the March 1 deadline? And what does this deadline mean? Find out how much you extra money you can save and make by… Continue reading »

New Year, New Mortgage Rules: Why You’ll Soon Have a Harder Time Qualifying for a Mortgage
Buying A Home / Economic News / First Time Home Buyers / Home Ownership / Lifestyle / Lifestyle News / Loans / Mortgage News / Mortgages / Mortgages 101 / Personal Finance / Personal Finance News / RSM News / Your Budget

New Year, New Mortgage Rules: Why You’ll Soon Have a Harder Time Qualifying for a Mortgage

In 2018, new Ontario mortgage applicants likely won’t be able to afford the same home, as stricter mortgage rules come into place. And while those with a fixed rate mortgage are not impacted by interest rate increases implemented by the Bank of Canada, their affordability will be affected as well. For example… Continue reading »

OSFI’s New Mortgage Rules: Why Homebuyers Should Apply Now
Buying A Home / Economic News / First Time Home Buyers / Mortgage News / Mortgages / Refinancing and Renewing / Your Budget

OSFI’s New Mortgage Rules: Why Homebuyers Should Apply Now

Effective Jan. 2018, all Canadians applying for a new mortgage will be subject to a stricter stress test to assess if they could still make mortgage payments in the event interest rates rise. The new guidelines will reduce how much you can afford… Continue reading »