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 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 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,, 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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What the Bank of Canada Rate Increase to 1.5% Means for Canadian Home Owners and Home Buyers
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What the Bank of Canada Rate Increase to 1.5% Means for Canadian Home Owners and Home Buyers

As if the new mortgage stress test didn’t make things more difficult, from loans to mortgages, the Bank of Canada rate increase means it’s now harder for Canadians to borrow money. For example, if you have a variable rate mortgage set at prime… Continue reading »