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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Reasons Why a Rate Hike is on the Horizon
Buying A Home / Debt Repayment / Economic News / Home Ownership / Mortgage News / Mortgages / Mortgages 101 / Refinancing and Renewing / RSM News / Selling Your Home

Reasons Why a Rate Hike is on the Horizon

There’s speculation the Bank of Canada may raise its key interest rate at its next scheduled announcement on July 12, due to comments Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz recently made to the media about the conditions needed for higher rates… Continue reading »

U.S. Federal Reserve Raises Rates Again
Economic News / RSM News

U.S. Federal Reserve Raises Rates Again

For the third time in six months, the U.S. Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate – this time, by a quarter-point. The announcement, widely predicted by economists, is the latest vote of confidence in the U.S. economy. It’s also an indication that Federal Reserve Chairperson, Janet Yellen, is seeking to normalize rates from the rock bottom lows they’ve sat around since the financial crisis in 2008. Continue reading »

No Surprise: Bank Leaves Interest Rate Untouched
Banking 101 / Economic News / RSM News

No Surprise: Bank Leaves Interest Rate Untouched

As universally expected, the Bank of Canada is maintaining its target overnight rate at 0.5 per cent. It’s been at this level since mid-2015, so in other words, this is the 15th consecutive meeting where rates have remained unchanged. In its accompanying statement, the Bank says there are still several key reasons for keeping rates at near historic lows… Continue reading »

The Facts: What is Happening with Home Capital Group?
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The Facts: What is Happening with Home Capital Group?

Problems continue for alternative lender Home Capital Group Inc. as share prices have tumbled over the last 10 days. The chaos for the company started on April 19 when the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) issued a notice claiming that back in 2015, two former CEOs as well as the CFO of Home Capital broke the … Continue reading »